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Phantom Warriors
Phantom Warriors
Written by Gary Linderer
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ISBN: 9780307489494
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Phantom Warriors
Book I: LRRPs, LRPs, and Rangers in Vietnam
Written by Gary Linderer


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
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Here are some of the most courageous missions executed by six-man teams on their own deep behind enemy lines. Read more >
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Seawolves
Seawolves
Written by Daniel E. Kelly
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ISBN: 9780307490612
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Seawolves
First Choice
Written by Daniel E. Kelly


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
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They called themselves Seawolves . . .
The men of SEALs, PBRs, and SF called them saviors . . .

Created in 1967, the HAL-3 helicopter squadron--aka Seawolves--provided quick-reaction close air support to SEALs, PBR River Rats, and Special Forces advisers and their troops. During the five years of the unit's existence... Read more >
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Agent Zigzag
Agent Zigzag
Written by Ben Macintyre
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ISBN: 9780307353412
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Agent Zigzag
A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Best Book of 2007
One of the Top 10 Best Books of 2007 (Entertainment Weekly)
New York Times Best of the Year Round-Up
New York Times Editors’ Choice

Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a... Read more >
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
Written by Aiden Delgado
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ISBN: 9780807072714
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The Sutras of Abu Ghraib
Notes from a Conscientious Objector in Iraq
Written by Aiden Delgado


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
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As the planes hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Aidan Delgado was in the process of enlisting in the U.S. Army Reserve. Two years later, he arrived in Iraq with the 320th Military Police Company. As he witnessed firsthand the brutality of the occupation and the abuse of... Read more >
War Lessons
War Lessons
Written by John Merson
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ISBN: 9781583942093
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War Lessons
How I Fought to Be a Hero and Learned That War Is Terror
Written by John Merson


Format: Trade Paperback, 152 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2008
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Military memoirs abound, but few prove to be trustworthy accounts free of spin, bravura, or military glitter. John Merson’s War Lessons takes a rare reflective approach to this pressing issue of our time. In vivid, unadorned prose, he interweaves his own experiences in war with thoughtful assessments of how to prevent... Read more >
The Souvenir
The Souvenir
Written by Louise Steinman
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ISBN: 9781556437014
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The Souvenir
A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War
Written by Louise Steinman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2008
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Louise Steinman’s American childhood in the fifties was bound by one unequivocal condition: “Never mention the war to your father.” That silence sustained itself until the fateful day Steinman opened an old ammunition box left behind after her parents’ death. In it she discovered nearly 500 letters her father had written... Read more >
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13 Cent Killers
13 Cent Killers
Written by John Culbertson
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ISBN: 9780307414335
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13 Cent Killers
The 5th Marine Snipers in Vietnam
Written by John Culbertson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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“It’s not easy to stay alive with a $1,000 bounty on your head.”

In 1967, a bullet cost thirteen cents, and no one gave Uncle Sam a bigger bang for his buck than the 5th Marine Regiment Sniper Platoon. So feared were these lethal marksmen that the Viet Cong offered huge... Read more >
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Across the Dark Islands
Across the Dark Islands
Written by Floyd W. Radike
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ISBN: 9780307414465
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Across the Dark Islands
The War in the Pacific
Written by Floyd W. Radike


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

ACROSS THE DARK ISLANDS
The War in the Pacific

Floyd W. Radike
Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Ret.)


“I remember sitting in a foxhole on Guadalcanal in the rain. The sergeant I shared the hole with shook his head and asked me: ‘What in the hell are we doing on this godforsaken island? Why don’t we... Read more >
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All the Way to Berlin
All the Way to Berlin
Written by James Megellas
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ISBN: 9780307414489
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All the Way to Berlin
A Paratrooper at War in Europe
Written by James Megellas


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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In mid-1943 James Megellas, known as “Maggie” to his fellow paratroopers, joined the 82d Airborne Division, his new “home” for the duration. His first taste of combat was in the rugged mountains outside Naples.

In October 1943, when most of the 82d departed Italy to prepare for the D-Day invasion of France... Read more >
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An Ace of the Eighth
An Ace of the Eighth
Written by Norman J. Fortier
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ISBN: 9780307414557
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An Ace of the Eighth
An American Fighter Pilot's Air War in Europe
Written by Norman J. Fortier


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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FOR A FIGHTER PILOT IN THE MIGHTY EIGHTH, DEATH WAS ALWAYS A HEARTBEAT AWAY.

When the skies of Europe blazed with the fiercest air battles in history, fighter pilots like Norman “Bud” Fortier were in the thick of it, flying four hundred miles an hour at thirty thousand feet, dodging flak and... Read more >
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At the Abyss
At the Abyss
Written by Thomas Reed
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ISBN: 9780307414625
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At the Abyss
An Insider's History of the Cold War
Written by Thomas Reed


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

“The Cold War . . . was a fight to the death,” notes Thomas C. Reed, “fought with bayonets, napalm, and high-tech weaponry of every sort—save one. It was not fought with nuclear weapons.” With global powers now engaged in cataclysmic encounters, there is no more important time for this essential... Read more >
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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
Price: $7.99

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
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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
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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
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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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