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Battle for the Central Highlands
Battle for the Central Highlands
Written by George Dooley
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ISBN: 9780307414632
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Battle for the Central Highlands
A Special Forces Story
Written by George Dooley


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS--WHERE DANGER REIGNED SUPREME AND DEATH WAS A CONSTANT COMPANION

The fighting was fierce in the Central Highlands where Green Beret George Dooley served with elite Special Forces A-teams, training the rugged Montagnards in guerrilla warfare and accompanying them on patrols. The Viet Cong and NVA were entrenched in the... Read more >
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The Battle for Pusan
The Battle for Pusan
Written by Addison Terry
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ISBN: 9780307416919
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The Battle for Pusan
A Memoir
Written by Addison Terry


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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“A great read [that] has frozen the events in print that molded great men who stood alone on the mainland of Asia against the first Asian Communist Army to engage the West.”
–From the Foreword by Brig. Gen. Robert L. Scott, Jr., USAF (Ret.), author of God Is My Co-Pilot

The rapid-fire success... Read more >
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Chesty
Chesty
Written by Jon T. Hoffman
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ISBN: 9780307430809
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Chesty
The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller, USMC
Written by Jon T. Hoffman


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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The Marine Corps is known for its heroes, and Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller has long been considered the greatest of them all. His assignments and activities covered an extraordinary spectrum of warfare. Puller mastered small unit guerrilla warfare as a lieutenant in Haiti in the 1920s, and at the end... Read more >
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Combat Officer
Combat Officer
Written by Charles Walker
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ISBN: 9780307414786
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Combat Officer
A Memoir of War in the South Pacific
Written by Charles Walker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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TO HELL AND BACK

For the U.S., Guadalcanal was a bloody seven-month struggle under brutal conditions against crack Japanese troops deeply entrenched and determined to fight to the death. For Charles Walker, this horrific jungle battle–one that claimed the lives of 1,600 Americans and more than 23,000 Japanese–was just the beginning. On... Read more >
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Cutthroats
Cutthroats
Written by Robert Dick
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ISBN: 9780307414878
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Cutthroats
The Adventures of a Sherman Tank Driver in the Pacific
Written by Robert Dick


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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Soon after we landed it became apparent that there was more than enough artillery here, that the enemy were excellent shots, and that their ammo supply seemed to be endless.

With the Japanese deeply entrenched and determined to die rather than surrender, Robert Dick and his fellow soldiers quickly realized that... Read more >
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The Deadly Brotherhood
The Deadly Brotherhood
Written by John McManus
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ISBN: 9780307414953
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The Deadly Brotherhood
The American Combat Soldier in World War II
Written by John McManus


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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In his book Men Against Fire, [historian S. L. A.] Marshall asserted that only 15 to 25 percent of American soldiers ever fired their weapons in combat in World War II. . . .
Shooting at the enemy made a man part of the “team,” or “brotherhood.” There were, of course, many... Read more >
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Death Traps
Death Traps
Written by Belton Y. Cooper
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ISBN: 9780307415004
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Death Traps
The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II
Written by Belton Y. Cooper


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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“Cooper saw more of the war than most junior officers, and he writes about it better than almost anyone. . . . His stories are vivid, enlightening, full of life—and of pain, sorrow, horror, and triumph.”
—STEPHEN E. AMBROSE
From his Foreword

“In a down-to-earth style, Death Traps tells the compelling story of... Read more >
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Down South
Down South
Written by William Hardwick
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ISBN: 9780307415080
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Down South
One Tour in Vietnam
Written by William Hardwick


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“I was always happy to see first light.
By first light it was over . . . for a while.”
–from Down South

There were a lot of ways to get killed in Vietnam. You could get “zapped,” “dinged,” “burned,” “popped,” “smoked,” or “wasted.” Marine 2nd Lt. William H. Hardwick was familiar with all... Read more >
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Dumb but Lucky!
Dumb but Lucky!
Written by Richard Curtis
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ISBN: 9780307415103
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Dumb but Lucky!
Confessions of a P-51 Fighter Pilot in World War II
Written by Richard Curtis


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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Second lieutenant Dick Curtis arrived in Italy in May 1944–twenty years old and part of a shipment of P-51 Mustang fighter pilots so desperately needed that they were rushed into combat with less than thirty hours of flight time in their new high-performance aircraft.

Six of the twelve pilots assigned to the... Read more >
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Gone Native
Gone Native
Written by Alan Cornett
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ISBN: 9780307415332
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Gone Native
An NCO's Story
Written by Alan Cornett


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

On his first combat assignment, Cornett accompanied the Vietnamese Rangers on a search-and-destroy mission near Khe Sang. There he gained entree into a culture that he would ultimately respect greatly and admire deeply. Cornett's most challenging military duty began when he joined the Phoenix Program. As part of AK squad, he... Read more >
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Gunner's Glory
Gunner's Glory
Written by Johnnie Clark
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ISBN: 9780307415370
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Gunner's Glory
Untold Stories of Marine Machine Gunners
Written by Johnnie Clark


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

They were warriors, trained to fight,
dedicated to their country,
and determined to win.


At Guadalcanal, the Marine Corps’ machine gunners took everything the Japanese could throw at them in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II; their position was so hopeless that at one point they were given the... Read more >
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The Hill Fights
The Hill Fights
Written by Edward F. Murphy
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ISBN: 9780307417121
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The Hill Fights
The First Battle of Khe Sanh
Written by Edward F. Murphy


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

While the seventy-seven-day siege of Khe Sanh in early 1968 remains one of the most highly publicized clashes of the Vietnam War, scant attention has been paid to the first battle of Khe Sanh, also known as “the Hill Fights.” Although this harrowing combat in the spring of 1967 provided a... Read more >
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A Life in a Year
A Life in a Year
Written by James Ebert
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ISBN: 9780307414403
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A Life in a Year
The American Infantryman in Vietnam
Written by James Ebert


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

This provocative in-depth book focuses on the experiences of the infantry soldier in Vietnam. More than 60 Army and Marine Corps infantrymen speak of their experiences during their year-long tours of duty.


From the Paperback edition. Read more >
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LRRP Company Command
LRRP Company Command
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson
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ISBN: 9780307415929
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LRRP Company Command
The Cav's LRP/Rangers in Vietnam, 1968-1969
Written by Kregg P. Jorgenson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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A book about fine leadership in combat, LRRP Company Command focuses on Captain George Paccerelli as he molds the men of the Air Cav's LRRP company into a successful reconnaissance unit. Jorgenson spent 7 years in the Army; three as an infantryman and four as a journalist. After surviving a number... Read more >
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Mekong First Light
Mekong First Light
Written by Joseph W. Callaway, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307416032
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Mekong First Light
An Infantry Platoon Leader in Vietnam
Written by Joseph W. Callaway, Jr.


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“Before we got to Vietnam, the troops all thought you would be the first lieutenant killed, and in the end, you were the only one left. We were all wrong. You were the best.”
—Sgt. Lonnie “Tallman” Caldwell

December, 1966: Platoon leader Lt. Joseph Callaway had just turned twenty-three when he arrived in... Read more >
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No Bended Knee
No Bended Knee
Written by Merrill B. Twining
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ISBN: 9780307416209
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No Bended Knee
The Battle for Guadalcanal
Written by Merrill B. Twining


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“A VIVID NARRATIVE . . . A splendid first-person account of the costly campaign that enabled Allied forces to wrest Guadalcanal from the Japanese in World War II’s Pacific theater.”
Kirkus Reviews

“By reading and studying No Bended Knee, the military professional can gain an appreciation for war at the strategic, operational, and... Read more >
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No Room for Error
No Room for Error
Written by Col. John T. Carney and Benjamin F. Schemmer
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ISBN: 9780307416230
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No Room for Error
The Story Behind the USAF Special Tactics Unit
Written by Col. John T. Carney and Benjamin F. Schemmer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“John Carney is one of the few heroes I have.”
–LT. COL. L. H. “BUCKY” BURRUSS, USA (Ret.)
Founding member and Deputy Commander of Delta Force

When the U.S. Air Force decided to create an elite “special tactics” team in the late 1970s to work in conjunction with special-operations forces combating terrorists and... Read more >
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A Perfect Hell
A Perfect Hell
Written by John Nadler
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ISBN: 9780307414410
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A Perfect Hell
The True Story of the Black Devils, the Forefathers of the Special Forces
Written by John Nadler


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

It’s 1942 and Hitler’s armies stand astride Europe like a colossus. Germany is winning on every front. This is the story of how one of the world’s first commando units, put together for the invasion of Norway, helped turn the tide in Italy.

1942. When the British generals recommend an audacious plan... Read more >
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Phantom Warriors: Book 2
Phantom Warriors: Book 2
Written by Gary Linderer
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ISBN: 9780307416377
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Phantom Warriors: Book 2
More Extraordinary True Combat Stories from LRRPS, LRPS, and Rangers in Vietnam
Written by Gary Linderer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

MORE GRIPPING, NO-HOLDS-BARRED LRRP ACCOUNTS
FROM THE FRONT LINES

During the Vietnam War, few combat operations were more dangerous than LRRP/Ranger missions. Vastly outnumbered, the patrols faced overwhelming odds as they fought to carry out their missions, from gathering intelligence, acting as hunter/killer teams, or engaging in infamous “Parakeet” flights– actions in which... Read more >
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Platoon Leader
Platoon Leader
Written by James R. McDonough
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ISBN: 9780307416384
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Platoon Leader
A Memoir of Command in Combat
Written by James R. McDonough


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.'

"Using a lean style and a sense of pacing drawn from the tautest of novels, McDonough has produced a gripping account of his first command, a U.S. platoon taking part in the 'strategic... Read more >
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A Ranger Born
A Ranger Born
Written by Robert W. Black
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ISBN: 9780307414434
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A Ranger Born
A Memoir of Combat and Valor from Korea to Vietnam
Written by Robert W. Black


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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Even as a boy growing up amid the green hills of rural Pennsylvania, Robert W. Black knew he was destined to become a Ranger. With their three-hundred-year history of peerless courage and independence of spirit, Rangers are a uniquely American brand of soldier, one foot in the military, one in the... Read more >
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Recon Scout
Recon Scout
Written by Fred H. Salter
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ISBN: 9780307416520
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Recon Scout
Story of World War II
Written by Fred H. Salter


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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HE LIVED ON THE ABYSS OF DEATH
AS A RECON SCOUT IN WORLD WAR II.

From Africa’s Sahara Desert, where he met Churchill, to the plains of Tunisia, where he served under Patton, Fred Salter executed daring nightly solo missions, risking his life to gather the vital intelligence the U.S. Army desperately needed... Read more >
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Ripcord
Ripcord
Written by Keith Nolan
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ISBN: 9780307416551
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Ripcord
Screaming Eagles Under Siege, Vietnam 1970
Written by Keith Nolan


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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On April 10, 1970, Hill 927 was occupied by troopers of the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division. By July, the activities of the artillery and infantry of Ripcord had caught the attention of the NVA (North Vietnamese Army) and a long and deadly siege ensued. Ripcord was the Screaming... Read more >
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The Rise and Fall of an American Army
The Rise and Fall of an American Army
Written by Shelby L. Stanton
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ISBN: 9780307417343
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The Rise and Fall of an American Army
U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963-1973
Written by Shelby L. Stanton


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

“THE MEN WHO SACRIFICED FOR THEIR COUNTRY ARE RIGHTFULLY HERALDED . . . This is an honest book–one well worth reading. . . . Stanton has laid his claim to the historian’s ranks by providing his reader with well-documented, interpretive assessments.”
Parameters


The Vietnam War remains deep in the nation’s consciousness. It is... Read more >
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Semper Fi: Vietnam
Semper Fi: Vietnam
Written by Edward F. Murphy
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ISBN: 9780307416612
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Semper Fi: Vietnam
From Da Nang to the DMZ, Marine Corps Campaigns, 1965-1975
Written by Edward F. Murphy


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

From their early days in 1965 when the order of the day was to drive the insurgent Viet Cong from the villages around Da Nang to the final, dramatic evacuation of Saigon ten years later, Semper Fi—Vietnam relates the whole gutsy, glorious saga of the Marines in Vietnam in stark, riveting... Read more >
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