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Joker One
Joker One
Written by Donovan Campbell
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ISBN: 9780812979565
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Joker One
A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood
Written by Donovan Campbell


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.00

After graduating from Princeton, Donovan Campbell wanted to give back to his country, engage in the world, and learn to lead. So he joined the service, becoming a commander of a forty-man infantry platoon called Joker One. Campbell had just months to train and transform a ragtag group of brand-new Marines... Read more >
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I Could Never Be So Lucky Again
I Could Never Be So Lucky Again
Written by James Doolittle and Carroll V. Glines
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ISBN: 9780307428325
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I Could Never Be So Lucky Again
An Autobiography
Written by James Doolittle and Carroll V. Glines


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2009
Price: $7.99

After Pearl Harbor, he led America’s flight to victory

General Doolittle is a giant of the twentieth century. He did it all.

As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation technology.

During World War II, he served his... Read more >
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Wahoo
Wahoo
Written by Richard O'Kane
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ISBN: 9780307548849
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Wahoo
The Patrols of America's Most Famous World War II Submarine
Written by Richard O'Kane


Format: eBook, 372 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

The USS Wahoo's performance in sinking Japanese ships in the farthest reaches of the empire is legendary.


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Patton, Montgomery, Rommel
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel
Written by Terry Brighton
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ISBN: 9780307461568
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Patton, Montgomery, Rommel
Masters of War
Written by Terry Brighton


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II.

Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal... Read more >
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The Magnificent Bastards
The Magnificent Bastards
Written by Keith Nolan
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ISBN: 9780307538130
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The Magnificent Bastards
The Joint Army-Marine Defense of Dong Ha, 1968
Written by Keith Nolan


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $7.99

On April 29, 1968, the North Vietnamese Army is spotted less than four miles from the U.S. Marines’ Dong Ha Combat Base. Intense fighting develops in nearby Dai Do as the 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, known as “the Magnificent Bastards,” struggles to eject NVA forces from this strategic position.

Yet the BLT... Read more >
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Where Men Win Glory
Where Men Win Glory
Written by Jon Krakauer
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ISBN: 9780385522267
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Where Men Win Glory
The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Written by Jon Krakauer


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $27.95

The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting journey.

Like the men whose epic stories Jon Krakauer has told in his previous bestsellers, Pat Tillman was an irrepressible individualist and iconoclast. In... Read more >
Where Men Win Glory
Where Men Win Glory
Written by Jon Krakauer
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ISBN: 9780385528405
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Where Men Win Glory
The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Written by Jon Krakauer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $11.99

This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post-9/11 patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan two years later, a legend was... Read more >
Where Men Win Glory
Where Men Win Glory
Written by Jon Krakauer
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ISBN: 9780739327630
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Where Men Win Glory
The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Written by Jon Krakauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2009
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The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting journey.

Like the men whose epic stories Jon Krakauer has told in his previous bestsellers, Pat Tillman was an irrepressible individualist and iconoclast. In... Read more >
Where Men Win Glory
Where Men Win Glory
Written by Jon Krakauer, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780739357842
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Where Men Win Glory
The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Written by Jon Krakauer
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $40.00

The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting journey.

Like the men whose epic stories Jon Krakauer has told in his previous bestsellers, Pat Tillman was an irrepressible individualist and iconoclast. In... Read more >
Where Men Win Glory
Where Men Win Glory
Written by Jon Krakauer, Read by Scott Brick
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ISBN: 9780739357859
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Where Men Win Glory
The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Written by Jon Krakauer
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $20.00

The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting journey.

Like the men whose epic stories Jon Krakauer has told in his previous bestsellers, Pat Tillman was an irrepressible individualist and iconoclast. In... Read more >
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
Written by Geoffrey Perret
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ISBN: 9780307560889
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Ulysses S. Grant
Soldier & President
Written by Geoffrey Perret


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

An acclaimed biography of Ulysses S. Grant traces the life of the Civil War general and eighteenth president of the United States and assesses his major accomplishments. Read more >
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It Took Heroes
It Took Heroes
Written by Claude Newby
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ISBN: 9780307533029
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It Took Heroes
A Cavalry Chaplain's Memoir of Vietnam
Written by Claude Newby


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2009
Price: $7.99

The soldiers in 1st Cav fought some of Vietnam’s fiercest battles—
and Chaplain Newby was there right beside them.

For grunts in Vietnam, the war was a jungle hell of sudden death, endless suffering, and supreme courage. For Chaplain Newby, it was an honor to be chosen to share it with them. In... Read more >
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Master of Airpower
Master of Airpower
Written by David Mets
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ISBN: 9780307538222
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Master of Airpower
General Carl A. Spatz
Written by David Mets


Format: eBook, 456 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $13.99

Master of Airpower recounts the life of General Carl "Tooey" Spaatz.  He helped formulate the U.S. "strategic airpower" military doctrine in WWII and, in  1947, became chief of staff of the Air Force, a newly independent arm of the military.  Master of Airpower offers a great history lesson about WWII and the... Read more >
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The Bridge at Remagen
The Bridge at Remagen
Written by Ken Hechler
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ISBN: 9780307514929
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The Bridge at Remagen
A Story of World War II
Written by Ken Hechler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2009
Price: $7.99

It was a stunning strategic victory of World War II–and one of the most fantastic breaks for the Allies. On March 7, 1945, a small group of American infantrymen, engineers, and tank crews secured the Ludendorff Bridge that crossed the Rhine. The successful mission saved thousands of American lives and spearheaded... Read more >
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Hammer from Above
Hammer from Above
Written by Jay Stout
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ISBN: 9780307530325
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Hammer from Above
Marine Air Combat Over Iraq
Written by Jay Stout


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

In Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Marine Corps’ ground campaign up the Tigris and Euphrates was notable for speed and aggressiveness unparalleled in military history. Little has been written, however, of the air support that guaranteed the drive’s success. Paving the way for the rush to Baghdad was “the hammer from above”–in... Read more >
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Into the Crucible
Into the Crucible
Written by James Woulfe
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ISBN: 9780307532893
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Into the Crucible
Making Marines for the 21st Century
Written by James Woulfe


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

This book describes the 54 hour exercise in which recruits are put through a series of taxing challenges whilst being denied sufficient food or sleep. Woulfe compares this training exercise with other schemes in other branches of service. Read more >
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Somalia on $5 a Day
Somalia on $5 a Day
Written by Martin Stanton
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ISBN: 9780307546999
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Somalia on $5 a Day
A soldier's Story
Written by Martin Stanton


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $7.99

“Stanton’s battalion was the first army unit in Somalia in 1992 and it did one hell of a job accomplishing a difficult mission where there wasn’t a template. I had the pleasure of tagging along with his unit and saw first-hand how its leaders dealt with and solved problems. . ... Read more >
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Joker One
Joker One
Written by Donovan Campbell
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ISBN: 9781588367785
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Joker One
A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood
Written by Donovan Campbell


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $11.99

After graduating from Princeton, Donovan Campbell wanted to give back to his country, engage in the world, and learn to lead. So he joined the service, becoming a commander of a forty-man infantry platoon called Joker One. Campbell had just months to train and transform a ragtag group of brand-new Marines into... Read more >
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Battling for Saipan
Battling for Saipan
Written by Francis A. O'Brien
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ISBN: 9780307513816
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Battling for Saipan

Written by Francis A. O'Brien


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

When Lt. Gen. Holland M. "Howlin' Mad" Smith and his V Amphibious Corps were preparing for the invasion of the Marianas -- Guam, Tinian, and Saipan -- they were expecting an easy fight. The Japanese appeared to be on the run. As D day for Saipan, the first of the three... Read more >
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The Four Deuces
The Four Deuces
Written by C.S. Crawford
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ISBN: 9780307525093
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The Four Deuces
A Korean War Story
Written by C.S. Crawford


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $13.99

These memoirs are not an attempt to answer, solve, or resolve the problems arising from or about the three-year-long Korean War or the much longer stalemate that followed. This story was written to let you know how one very young, very scared marine saw his very first war and how he... Read more >
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Faith in the Fog of War
Faith in the Fog of War
Written by Chris Plekenpol
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ISBN: 9780307562289
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Faith in the Fog of War
Stories of Triumph and Tragedy in the Midst of War
Written by Chris Plekenpol


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

War-Worn Faith

You want the flare of your faith to burn as intensely as a fire on the battlefield. That means digging into God’s truth regardless of the chaos raging around you. These devotions are written by a man who had considered war something that someone else always did, and was... Read more >
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Six Silent Men...Book Three
Six Silent Men...Book Three
Written by Gary Linderer
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ISBN: 9780307559760
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Six Silent Men...Book Three
101st LRP / Rangers
Written by Gary Linderer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $7.99

"The Eyes and Ears of the Screaming Eagles . . ."

By 1969, the NVA had grown more experienced at countering the tactics of the long range patrols, and SIX SILENT MEN: Book Three describes some of the fiercest fighting Lurps saw during the war. Based on his own experience and extensive... Read more >
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Xin Loi, Viet Nam
Xin Loi, Viet Nam
Written by Al Sever
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ISBN: 9780307549730
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Xin Loi, Viet Nam
Thirty-one Months of War: A Soldier's Memoir
Written by Al Sever


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $7.99

No one in Vietnam had to tell door gunner and gunship crew chief Al Sever that the odds didn’t look good. He volunteered for the job well aware that hanging out of slow-moving choppers over hot LZs blazing with enemy fire was not conducive to a long life. But that wasn’t... Read more >
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A Piece of My Heart
A Piece of My Heart
Written by Keith Walker
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ISBN: 9780307542359
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A Piece of My Heart
The Stories of 26 American Women Who Served in Vietnam
Written by Keith Walker


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $13.99

A decade after America pulled out of Vietnam, the seeds of the often heart- wrenching oral history, A Piece of My Heart, were sown when writer and filmmaker Keith Walker met a woman who had been an emergency room nurse in Cu Chi and Da Nang. She and 25 others recount... Read more >
Summons of Trumpet
Summons of Trumpet
Written by Dave R. Palmer
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ISBN: 9780307547644
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Summons of Trumpet
U.S.-Vietnam in Perspective
Written by Dave R. Palmer


Format: eBook, 348 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2009
Price: $11.99

Soldier/scholar Palmer traces the history of the American involvement in Vietnam and shows how events in both the U.S. and Vietnam became inextricably linked as domestic dissent and a lack of realistic, viable military strategy ultimately led to America's first lost war. Read more >
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