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In For a Penny, In For a Pound
In For a Penny, In For a Pound
Written by Howard Hewer
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ISBN: 9780385672597
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In For a Penny, In For a Pound
The Adventures and Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command
Written by Howard Hewer


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On Sale: August 27, 2010
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The gripping story of the twentieth century’s greatest struggle in the modest voice of a Canadian teenager in the RAF.

In 1940, nineteen-year-old Howard Hewer dreamed of being the next Billy Bishop, of piloting Spitfires or Hurricanes over Europe. His dream was shattered when he was selected instead for a career as... Read more >
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Acceptable Loss
Acceptable Loss
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson
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Acceptable Loss
An Infantry Soldier's Perspective
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2010
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The true-to-life story of a Ranger who volunteered to serve on a Blue Team in the Air Cavalry, racing to the aid of soldiers who faced the same dangers he had barely survived in the jungles of Vietnam. Whether enduring NVA sniper attacks, surviving "friendly" fire, or landing in hot LZs... Read more >
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General A.P. Hill
General A.P. Hill
Written by James I. Robertson, Jr.
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General A.P. Hill
The Story of a Confederate Warrior
Written by James I. Robertson, Jr.


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2010
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A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War. Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of... Read more >
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Six Silent Men
Six Silent Men
Written by Reynel Martinez
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ISBN: 9780307434586
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Six Silent Men

Written by Reynel Martinez


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2010
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"No way in hell you could survive 'out there' with six men. You couldn't live thirty minutes 'out there' with only six men."                [pg. 13]



In 1965 nearly four hundred men were interviewed and only thirty-two selected for the infant LRRP Detachment of the lst Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Old-timers called it the... Read more >
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Where Men Win Glory
Where Men Win Glory
Written by Jon Krakauer
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Where Men Win Glory
The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Written by Jon Krakauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $15.95

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 >
From Classrooms to Claymores
From Classrooms to Claymores
Written by Ches Schneider
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ISBN: 9780307758064
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From Classrooms to Claymores
A Teacher at War in Vietnam
Written by Ches Schneider


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2010
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"Vietnam was a fantasy life of gunfire, blood,
heat, and superhuman toil."        

By late 1969, the end of the war was just over the horizon. But for Ches Schneider, a drafted schoolteacher turned infantry grunt in the deadly Central Highlands, it was just beginning. This story of a Missouri boy, told with grit... Read more >
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Blood on the Risers
Blood on the Risers
Written by John Leppelman
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ISBN: 9780307755223
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Blood on the Risers
An Airborne Soldier's Thirty-five Months in Vietnam
Written by John Leppelman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2010
Price: $7.99

From Dak To to the Tet Offensive, John Leppelman saw it all. In three tours of duty, he made combat jumps, spent months of fruitless effort looking for the enemy, watched as his budies died because of lousy leadership and lousy weapons. He saw the war as few others did, and... Read more >
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Blackjack-33
Blackjack-33
Written by James C. Donahue
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ISBN: 9780307755216
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Blackjack-33
With Special Forces in the Viet Cong Forbidden Zone
Written by James C. Donahue


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $7.99

“You have to react instinctively. In this game there’s no second place, only the quick and the dead.”
 
In Vietnam, Mobile Guerrilla Force conducted unconventional operations against the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army. Armed with silencer-equipped MK-II British Sten guns, M-16s, M-79s, and M-60 machine guns, the men of... Read more >
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Eyes of the Eagle
Eyes of the Eagle
Written by Gary Linderer
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ISBN: 9780307574664
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Eyes of the Eagle
F Company LRPs in Vietnam, 1968
Written by Gary Linderer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $7.99

When Gary Linderer reached Vietnam in 1968, he volunteered for training and duty with the F Company 58th In, the Long Range Patrol Company that was "the Eyes of the Eagle." F Company pulled reconnaisssance missions and ambushes, and Linderer recounts night insertions into enemy territory, patrols against NVA antiaircraft emplacements... Read more >
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American Generalship
American Generalship
Written by Edgar Puryear
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ISBN: 9780307574381
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American Generalship
Character Is Everything: The Art of Command
Written by Edgar Puryear


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $14.99

America's top military leaders are scrutinized as Puryear ponders what prepared our generals for the terrible responsibilities they bore during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War and on to today. Read more >
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Abundance of Valor
Abundance of Valor
Written by Will Irwin
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ISBN: 9780345519085
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Abundance of Valor
Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944-45
Written by Will Irwin


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $17.99

The operation known as “Market Garden”—made famous in the book and film A Bridge Too Far—was the largest airborne assault in history up to that time, a high-risk Allied invasion of enemy territory that has become a legend of World War II, even as it still invites criticism from historians. Now... Read more >
Eisenhower and Churchill
Eisenhower and Churchill
Written by James C. Humes
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ISBN: 9780307555861
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Eisenhower and Churchill
The Partnership That Saved the World
Written by James C. Humes


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2010
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Although born and raised more than an ocean apart, Dwight Eisenhower and Winston Churchill—the two titans of the greatest generation—led remarkably parallel lives whose paths would intersect during history's most harrowing days. Through their youth, education, and military training, both men experienced similar triumphs and failures that shaped their lives, though... Read more >
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Very Crazy, G.I.!
Very Crazy, G.I.!
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson
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ISBN: 9780307434692
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Very Crazy, G.I.!
Strange but True Stories of the Vietnam War
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2010
Price: $7.99

AMERICAN BOYS AT WAR IN VIETNAM--AND INVOLVED IN INCIDENTS YOU WON'T FIND IN THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES

In this compelling, highly unusual collection of amazing but true stories, U.S. soldiers reveal fantastic, almost unbelievable events that occurred in places ranging from the deadly Central Highlands to the Cong-infested Mekong Delta.

"Finders Keepers" became the... Read more >
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Joker One
Joker One
Written by Donovan Campbell
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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
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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
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The USS Wahoo's performance in sinking Japanese ships in the farthest reaches of the empire is legendary.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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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
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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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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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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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