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Helmand to the Himalayas: One Soldier's Inspirational Journey
Helmand to the Himalayas: One Soldier's Inspirational Journey
Written by David Wiseman and Nick Harding
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472809131
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Helmand to the Himalayas: One Soldier's Inspirational Journey

Written by David Wiseman and Nick Harding


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Framed around the horrific massacre of five British troops at a police station in Helmand province in 2009, Green On Blue: Helmand to the Himalayas tells the inspirational story of Captain David Wiseman, the first soldier on the scene after the events who was subsequently shot, badly injured but found salvation... Read more >
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Helmand to the Himalayas: One Soldier's Inspirational Journey

Written by David Wiseman and Nick Harding


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

Framed around the horrific massacre of five British troops at a police station in Helmand province in 2009, Green On Blue: Helmand to the Himalayas tells the inspirational story of Captain David Wiseman, the first soldier on the scene after the events who was subsequently shot, badly injured but found salvation... Read more >
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For Love of Country
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874455
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For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $24.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
For Love of Country
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101874462
Our Price: $11.99
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For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
For Love of Country
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101889138
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For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
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For Love of Country
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101889145
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For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
No Victory in Valhalla
No Victory in Valhalla
Written by Ian Gardner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472801333
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No Victory in Valhalla
The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden
Written by Ian Gardner


Format: Hardcover, 344 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $27.95

Based on extensive interviews with the survivng veterans, No Victory in Valhalla relives the dramatic struggle of the famed "Screaming Eagles" paratroopers in some of the toughest fighting of World War II. Famously profiled in Band of Brothers, the division as a whole was awarded Unit Citation for its heroic defense... Read more >
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No Victory in Valhalla
The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden
Written by Ian Gardner


Format: eBook, 344 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.99

Based on extensive interviews with the survivng veterans, No Victory in Valhalla relives the dramatic struggle of the famed "Screaming Eagles" paratroopers in some of the toughest fighting of World War II. Famously profiled in Band of Brothers, the division as a whole was awarded Unit Citation for its heroic defense... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
To Fill the Skies with Pilots
The Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1939-1946
Written by Dominick A. Pisano


Format: eBook, 197 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $24.95

Launched in 1939, the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) was one of the largest government-sponsored vocational education programs of its time. In To Fill the Skies with Pilots, Dominick A. Pisano explores the successes and failures of the program, from its conception as a hybrid civilian-military mandate in peacetime, through the... Read more >
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The Boys of '67
The Boys of '67
Written by Andrew Wiest
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803337
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The Boys of '67
Charlie Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80,000 combat troops in theater by the height of the war in 1968. In the spring...

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Deliver Us From Darkness
Deliver Us From Darkness
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008309
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Deliver Us From Darkness
The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During Market Garden
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $16.95

Deliver Us From Darkness is a gripping account of the paratroopers of the 3rd Battalion 506th Regiment during Operation Market Garden, drawing on years of research and more than 70 extended interviews with veterans and civilians caught up in the fighting. From the terror of jumping behind enemy lines, to the desperate... Read more >
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Spying in World War I: The true story of Margriet Ballegeer

Written by Janet Dean


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $9.95

In 1914 Margriet Ballegeer, a young women from Contich, near Antwerp, joined the resistance in order to help sabotage the German occupation of Belgium throughout the war.

Despite the danger, Margriet, aged only 24, joined the local resistance group and later became part of a wider network of spies run by... Read more >
Doctor at War
The Story of Colonel Martin Herford: the Most Decorated Doctor of World War II
Written by Matthew Hall


Format: eBook, 195 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2013
Price: $9.95

Doctor at War charts the fascinating account of one man's wartime experiences. Born in Geneva in 1909, Colonel Martin Herford served in the Spanish Civil War, then, on the outbreak of World War II, he saw service in Finland and across Europe as the Allies drove the Germans back to their homeland...

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Vietnam Infantry Tactics

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's study of the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations in this theater of war, author Gordon Rottman, a Vietnam veteran himself, goes on to explain how unit... Read more >
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Vietnam: A View From the Front Lines
Vietnam: A View From the Front Lines
Written by Andrew Wiest
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849089722
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Vietnam: A View From the Front Lines

Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $25.95

Vietnam: A View from the Frontline traces the American experience of Vietnam from the war's popular inception to its morale-crushing and bitter conclusion. Vietnam features a grunt's-eye view of the conflict - from the steaming rice paddies and swamps of the Mekong Delta, to the triple-canopy rainforest of the Central Highlands... Read more >
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Vietnam: A View From the Front Lines

Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $9.99

Tracing the American experience of the Vietnam War from its popular inception to its morale-crushing and bitter conclusion, Vietnam: A View from the Frontlines is a grunt's-eye view of the conflict - from the steaming rice paddies and swamps of the Mekong Delta, to the triple-canopy rainforest of the Central Highlands... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Boys of '67
Charlie Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: eBook, 376 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $9.95

‘compelling…  a fine blend of military and social history, sympathetic, well-written but analytically rigorous’
(Professor Gary Sheffield,  BBC History Magazine  Best Books of the Year 2012)

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave...

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The Boys of '67
The Boys of '67
Written by Andrew Wiest
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780962023
Our Price: $25.95
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The Boys of '67
Charlie Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Andrew Wiest


Format: Hardcover, 376 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $25.95

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80,000 combat troops in theater by the height of the war in 1968. In the spring...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II
The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II
Written by Gavin Mortimer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849088428
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The Daring Dozen: 12 Special Forces Legends of World War II

Written by Gavin Mortimer


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $24.95

In this new book by journalist Gavin Mortimer, The Daring Dozen reveals the 12 legendary special forces commanders of World War II. Prior to World War II the concept of 'special forces' simply didn't exist. But thanks to visionary leaders like David Stirling and Charles Hunter, our very concept of how... Read more >
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El Alamein
El Alamein
Written by Bryn Hammond
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849086400
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El Alamein
The Battle that Turned the Tide of the Second World War
Written by Bryn Hammond


Format: Hardcover, 344 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $24.95

The battle of El Alamein in 1942 was one of the most crucial events in the entire Second World War. Before it, the British had never won a major battle on land against the Germans; nor indeed had anyone else, even the Russians. At Alamein the British Eighth Army first thwarted... Read more >
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Counting the Days
Counting the Days
Written by Craig B. Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343550
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Counting the Days
POWs, Internees, and Stragglers of World War II in the Pacific
Written by Craig B. Smith


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $27.95

Counting the Days is the story of six prisoners of war imprisoned by both sides during the conflict the Japanese called the "Pacific War." As in all wars, the prisoners were civilians as well as military personnel. Two of the prisoners were captured on the second day of the war and...

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Counting the Days
POWs, Internees, and Stragglers of World War II in the Pacific
Written by Craig B. Smith


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2012
Price: $27.95

Counting the Days is the story of six prisoners of war imprisoned by both sides during the conflict the Japanese called the "Pacific War." As in all wars, the prisoners were civilians as well as military personnel. Two of the prisoners were captured on the second day of the war and...

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Also available as a hardcover.
Deliver Us From Darkness
Deliver Us From Darkness
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849087179
Our Price: $27.95
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Deliver Us From Darkness
The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During Market Garden
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo


Format: Hardcover, 344 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $27.95

Ian Gardner, co-author of Tonight We Die as Men, is back with the second installment of the exploits of the 3/506 in WWII. Drawing on years of research and more than seventy extended interviews with veterans and civilians caught up in the fighting, Deliver Us from Darkness begins where the earlier...

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Deliver Us From Darkness
The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment during Market Garden
Written by Ian Gardner and Mario Dicarlo


Format: eBook, 344 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

Ian Gardner, co-author of Tonight We Die as Men, is back with the second installment of the exploits of the 3/506 in WWII. Drawing on years of research and more than seventy extended interviews with veterans and civilians caught up in the fighting, Deliver Us from Darkness begins where the earlier...

Read more >
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D-Day to Victory
With the men and machines that won the war
Written by Stephen Bull


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.99

An eye-popping, innovative approach to one of the most-popular topics in all of history: the European Theater of World War II. The myth-busting designers of this unique book will provide readers with a full account of the campaign to liberate Europe sprinkled throughout with more than 200 unequalled visual assets. Based-on... Read more >
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