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Hammer from Above
Hammer from Above
Written by Jay Stout
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Price: $7.99

“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
Price: $13.95

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


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
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: $18.00

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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Cutthroats
Cutthroats
Written by Robert Dick
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ISBN: 9780891418849
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Cutthroats
The Adventures of a Sherman Tank Driver in the Pacific
Written by Robert Dick


Format: Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $7.99

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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A Perfect Hell
A Perfect Hell
Written by John Nadler
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ISBN: 9780891418672
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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: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $15.95

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... Read more >
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The First Battle
The First Battle
Written by Otto Lehrack
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ISBN: 9780891418863
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The First Battle
Operation Starlite and the Beginning of the Blood Debt in Vietnam
Written by Otto Lehrack


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2006
Price: $6.99

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One Woman's Army
One Woman's Army
Written by General Janis Karpinski and Steven Strasser, Read by Bernadette Dunne
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ISBN: 9781415926710
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One Woman's Army
The Commanding General of Abu Ghraib Tells Her Story
Written by General Janis Karpinski and Steven Strasser
Read by Bernadette Dunne


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 6, 2005
Price: $15.00

When Janis Karpinski first saw the photos of abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, she felt the walls of her Baghdad office closing in on her. She recognized that the soldiers shown grinning over the naked, cowering Iraqi detainees serves under her command. Military justice already had swept up the... Read more >
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
The Tunnels of Cu Chi
Written by Tom Mangold
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ISBN: 9780891418696
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The Tunnels of Cu Chi
A Harrowing Account of America's Tunnel Rats in the Underground Battlefields of Vietnam
Written by Tom Mangold


Format: Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2005
Price: $7.99

At the height of the Vietnam conflict, a complex system of secret underground tunnels sprawled from Cu Chi Province to the edge of Saigon. In these burrows, the Viet Cong cached their weapons, tended their wounded, and prepared to strike. They had only one enemy: U.S. soldiers small and wiry enough... Read more >
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Insurgent Iraq
Insurgent Iraq
Written by Loretta Napoleoni, Foreword by Jason Burke and Nick Fielding
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ISBN: 9781583227053
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Insurgent Iraq
Al Zarqawi and the New Generation
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Foreword by Jason Burke and Nick Fielding


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2005
Price: $15.95

An unparalleled look into the Iraqi insurgency and the multitude of forces that continue to shape it, Insurgent Iraq: Al-Zarqawi and the New Generation presents a chilling account of the regrouping of terror networks, and the development of an Iraqi resistance since the invasion by coalition forces over two years ago... Read more >
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A Table in the Presence
A Table in the Presence
Written by Lt. Carey H. Cash
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418887
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A Table in the Presence

Written by Lt. Carey H. Cash


Format: Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $7.99

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.”
–Psalm 23:5

There are some places where you just don’t expect to find God. For the men of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, downtown Baghdad was one of those places. Moving into the heart of Iraq and ever deeper into... Read more >
Alexander
Alexander
Written by Guy Maclean Rogers
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ISBN: 9780812972719
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Alexander
The Ambiguity of Greatness
Written by Guy Maclean Rogers


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $17.00

For nearly two and a half millennia, Alexander the Great has loomed over history as a legend–and an enigma. Wounded repeatedly but always triumphant in battle, he conquered most of the known world, only to die mysteriously at the age of thirty-two. In his day he was revered as a god... Read more >
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My Detachment
My Detachment
Written by Tracy Kidder
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ISBN: 9781588364586
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My Detachment
A Memoir
Written by Tracy Kidder


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $9.99

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 Detachment
My Detachment
Written by Tracy Kidder, Read by Tracy Kidder
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ISBN: 9780739321669
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My Detachment
A Memoir
Written by Tracy Kidder
Read by Tracy Kidder


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $14.98

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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Inside Delta Force
Inside Delta Force
Written by Eric Haney
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ISBN: 9780385339360
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Inside Delta Force
The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit
Written by Eric Haney


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2005
Price: $17.00

Now the inspiration for the CBS Television drama, "The Unit."

Delta Force. They are the U.S. Army's most elite top-secret strike force. They dominate the modern battlefield, but you won't hear about their heroics on CNN. No headlines can reveal their top-secret missions, and no book has ever taken readers inside—until now... Read more >
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Storm on the Horizon
Storm on the Horizon
Written by David Morris
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ISBN: 9780345481535
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Storm on the Horizon
Khafji--The Battle That Changed the Course of the Gulf War
Written by David Morris


Format: Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2005
Price: $6.99

On January 29, 1991, Saddam Hussein hurled three crack armored divisions into Saudi Arabia, determined to stop the American attempt to liberate Kuwait before it began. Caught without warning in the path of the Iraqi juggernaut were small groups of U.S. Marines and Special Forces soldiers, their weapons no match for... Read more >
The Battle of Mogadishu
The Battle of Mogadishu
Edited by Matt Eversmann and Dan Schilling
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ISBN: 9780345459664
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The Battle of Mogadishu
Firsthand Accounts from the Men of Task Force Ranger
Edited by Matt Eversmann and Dan Schilling


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2005
Price: $16.00

“No matter how skilled the writer of nonfiction, you are always getting the story secondhand. Here’s a chance to go right to the source. . . . These men were there.”
–MARK BOWDEN (from the Foreword)

It started as a mission to capture a Somali warlord. It turned into a disastrous urban firefight... Read more >
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The Bridge at Remagen
The Bridge at Remagen
Written by Ken Hechler
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ISBN: 9780891418603
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The Bridge at Remagen
A Story of World War II
Written by Ken Hechler


Format: Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2005
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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Dumb but Lucky!
Dumb but Lucky!
Written by Richard Curtis
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ISBN: 9780345476364
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Dumb but Lucky!
Confessions of a P-51 Fighter Pilot in World War II
Written by Richard Curtis


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2005
Price: $7.99

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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