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War Paint
War Paint
Written by Bill Goshen
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ISBN: 9780307417671
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War Paint
The 1st Infantry Division's LRP/Ranger Company in Fierce Combat in Vietnam
Written by Bill Goshen


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

The men who served with in the 1st Infantry Division with F company, 52nd Infantry, (LRP) later redesignated as Company I, 75th Infantry (Ranger) --engaged in some of the fiercest, bloodiest fighting during the Vietnam War, suffering a greater relative aggregate of casualties that any other LRRP/LRP/ Ranger company. Their base... Read more >
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West Dickens Avenue
West Dickens Avenue
Written by John Corbett
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ISBN: 9780307417718
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West Dickens Avenue
A Marine at Khe Sanh
Written by John Corbett


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
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In January 1968, John Corbett and his fellow leathernecks of the 26th Marine Regiment fortified a remote outpost at a place in South Vietnam called Khe Sanh. Within days of their arrival, twenty thousand North Vietnamese soldiers surrounded the base. What followed over the next seventy-seven days became one of the... Read more >
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Woodbine Red Leader
Woodbine Red Leader
Written by George Loving
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ISBN: 9780307417787
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Woodbine Red Leader
A P-51 Mustang Ace in the Mediterranean Theater
Written by George Loving


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

A COMBAT ACE’S ACCOUNT OF PILOTING THE GREATEST SINGLE-SEAT FIGHTER IN WORLD WAR II

World War II marked the end of an era; fighter pilots still flew by the seat of their pants, and George Loving recaptures the exhilarating world of aerial combat in all its stark terror and fiery glory. His... Read more >
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The Magnificent Bastards
The Magnificent Bastards
Written by Keith Nolan
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ISBN: 9780891418610
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The Magnificent Bastards
The Joint Army-Marine Defense of Dong Ha, 1968
Written by Keith Nolan


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
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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Agent Zigzag
Agent Zigzag
Written by Ben Macintyre, Read by John Lee
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ISBN: 9781415942888
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Agent Zigzag
A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $22.50

Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to... Read more >
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Robert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee
Written by Brian Holden Reid
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ISBN: 9781591025856
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Robert E. Lee
Icon for a Nation
Written by Brian Holden Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 271 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2007
Price: $19.99

One of the most impressive monuments to an American military hero is found in Richmond, Virginia. Weighing twelve tons and standing almost sixty-two feet high, this great marble statue depicts Gen. Robert E. Lee on horseback. It projects an air of defiance as well as celebration, implying that, despite the tragic... Read more >
Agent Zigzag
Agent Zigzag
Written by Ben Macintyre, Read by John Lee
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ISBN: 9780739354551
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Agent Zigzag
A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Read by John Lee


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $14.98

Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. Inside the traitor was a man of loyalty; inside the villain was a hero. The problem for Chapman, his spymasters, and his lovers was to... Read more >
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Agent Zigzag
Agent Zigzag
Written by Ben Macintyre
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Agent Zigzag
A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $11.99

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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

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So Sad to Fall in Battle
So Sad to Fall in Battle
Written by Kumiko Kakehashi
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ISBN: 9780891419174
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So Sad to Fall in Battle
An Account of War Based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashi's Letters from Iwo Jima
Written by Kumiko Kakehashi


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $14.95

The Battle of Iwo Jima has been memorialized innumerable times as the subject of countless books and motion pictures, most recently Clint Eastwood’s films Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima, and no wartime photo is more famous than Joe Rosenthal’s Pulitzer Prize-winning image of Marines raising the flag... Read more >
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Hugo Chavez
Hugo Chavez
Written by Cristina Marcano and Alberto Barrera Tyszka, Translated by Kristina Cordero, Introduction by Moises Naim
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ISBN: 9781588366504
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Hugo Chavez

Written by Cristina Marcano and Alberto Barrera Tyszka
Translated by Kristina Cordero
Introduction by Moises Naim


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $14.99

He is one of the most controversial and important world leaders currently in power. In this international bestseller, at last available in English, Hugo Chávez is captured in a critically acclaimed biography, a riveting account of the Venezuelan president who continues to influence, fascinate, and antagonize America.
Born in a small town... Read more >
Dak To
Dak To
Written by Edward Murphy
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ISBN: 9780891419105
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Dak To
America's Sky Soldiers in South Vietnam's Central Highlands
Written by Edward Murphy


Format: Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2007
Price: $7.99

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The Battered Bastards of Bastogne
The Battered Bastards of Bastogne
Written by George Koskimaki
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ISBN: 9780891418948
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The Battered Bastards of Bastogne
The 101st Airborne and the Battle of the Bulge, December 19,1944-January 17,1945
Written by George Koskimaki


Format: Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2007
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Secret Lives of the Civil War
Secret Lives of the Civil War
Written by Cormac O'Brien, Illustrated by Monika Suteski
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ISBN: 9781594741388
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Secret Lives of the Civil War
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States
Written by Cormac O'Brien
Illustrated by Monika Suteski


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

Legendary Heroes of U.S. History—As You’ve Never Seen Them Before!
 
Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy—complete with hundreds of little-known and downright bizarre facts. You’ll discover that:
 
     •  Mary Todd Lincoln claimed to receive... Read more >
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Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green
Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green
Written by Johnny Rico
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ISBN: 9780891418979
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Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green
A Year in the Desert with Team America
Written by Johnny Rico


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $16.00

Outrageous, hilarious, and absolutely candid, Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green is Johnny Rico’s firsthand account of fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, a memoir that also reveals the universal truths about the madness of war.

No one would have picked Johnny Rico for a soldier. The son of an aging hippie father... Read more >
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Hell's Highway
Hell's Highway
Written by George Koskimaki
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ISBN: 9780891418931
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Hell's Highway
A Chronicle of the 101st Airborne in the Holland Campaign, September-November 1944
Written by George Koskimaki


Format: Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: January 30, 2007
Price: $7.99

September 17, 1944. Thousands of Screaming Eagles–101st Airborne Division paratroopers–descend from the sky over Holland, dropping deep behind German lines in a daring daylight mission to seize and secure the road leading north to Arnhem and the Rhine. Their success would allow the Allied army to advance swiftly into Germany. The... Read more >
Hammer from Above
Hammer from Above
Written by Jay Stout
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ISBN: 9780891418719
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Hammer from Above
Marine Air Combat Over Iraq
Written by Jay Stout


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2006
Price: $17.00

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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D-Day with the Screaming Eagles
D-Day with the Screaming Eagles
Written by George Koskimaki
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ISBN: 9780891418924
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D-Day with the Screaming Eagles

Written by George Koskimaki


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2006
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“A TRULY AMAZING COMPENDIUM.”
–Gerald J. Higgins, major general, U.S. Army (ret.), from the Foreword

In the predawn darkness of D-Day, an elite fighting force struck the first blows against Hitler’s Fortress Europe. Braving a hail of enemy gunfire and mortars, bold invaders from the sky descended into the hedgerow country and swarmed... Read more >
My Detachment
My Detachment
Written by Tracy Kidder
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ISBN: 9780812976168
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My Detachment
A Memoir
Written by Tracy Kidder


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
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My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic, and moving account of his tour of duty in Vietnam, master storyteller Tracy Kidder writes... Read more >
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My American Journey
My American Journey
Written by Colin L. Powell and Joseph E. Persico, Read by Colin L. Powell
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ISBN: 9780739342398
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My American Journey

Written by Colin L. Powell and Joseph E. Persico
Read by Colin L. Powell


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On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $13.75

"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK."
--The New York Times Book Review
Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of the streets. He overcame a barely average start at... 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: 9781590527412
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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: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2006
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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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The Bravest Man
The Bravest Man
Written by William Tuohy
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ISBN: 9780891418894
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The Bravest Man
Richard O'Kane and the Amazing Submarine Adventures of the USS Tang
Written by William Tuohy


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $7.99

“There’s no margin for mistakes in submarines. You’re either alive or dead.”
–Richard O’Kane

Hailed as the ace of aces, captain Richard O’Kane, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor for his consummate skill and heroism as a submarine skipper, sank more enemy ships and saved more downed fliers than anyone else.

Now Pulitzer... Read more >
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Black Virgin Mountain
Black Virgin Mountain
Written by Larry Heinemann
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ISBN: 9781400076895
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Black Virgin Mountain
A Return to Vietnam
Written by Larry Heinemann


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $13.95

In 1967 Larry Heinemann was sent to Vietnam as an ordinary soldier. It was the most horrific year of his life, truly altering him—and his family—forever. In his powerful memoir, Heinemann returns to Vietnam, riding the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city and confronting the memories of his war... Read more >
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The Gift of Valor
The Gift of Valor
Written by Michael M. Phillips
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ISBN: 9780767920384
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The Gift of Valor
A War Story
Written by Michael M. Phillips


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $13.99

Every day ordinary young Americans are fighting and dying in Iraq, with the same bravery, honor, and sense of duty that have distinguished American troops throughout history. One of these is Jason Dunham, a twenty-two-year-old Marine corporal from the one-stoplight town of Scio, New York, whose stunning story reporter Michael M... Read more >
First In
First In
Written by Gary Schroen
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ISBN: 9780891418757
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First In
An Insider's Account of How the CIA Spearheaded the War on Terror in Afghanistan
Written by Gary Schroen


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $16.00

While America held its breath in the days immediately following 9/11, a small but determined group of CIA agents covertly began to change history. This is the riveting first-person account of the treacherous top-secret mission inside Afghanistan to set the stage for the defeat of the Taliban and launch the war... Read more >
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The Battle for Pusan
The Battle for Pusan
Written by Addison Terry
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ISBN: 9780345472625
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The Battle for Pusan
A Memoir
Written by Addison Terry


Format: Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $6.99

“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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