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Ambush Alley
Ambush Alley
Written by Tim Pritchard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418818
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Ambush Alley
The Most Extraordinary Battle of the Iraq War
Written by Tim Pritchard


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $15.95

March 23, 2003: U.S. Marines from the Task Force Tarawa are caught up in one of the most unexpected battles of the Iraq War. What started off as a routine maneuver to secure two key bridges in the town of Nasiriyah in southern Iraq degenerated into a nightmarish twenty-four-hour urban clash... Read more >
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400044870
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City
Inside Iraq's Green Zone
Written by Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $25.95

An unprecedented account of life in Baghdad’s Green Zone, a walled-off enclave of towering plants, posh villas, and sparkling swimming pools that was the headquarters for the American occupation of Iraq.

The Washington Post’s former Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran takes us with him into the Zone: into a bubble, cut... Read more >
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The Gift of Valor
The Gift of Valor
Written by Michael M. Phillips
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part Two)
US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part Two)
Written by Tony Holmes, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841768854
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US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part Two)

Written by Tony Holmes
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2005
Price: $22.95

The second installment examining the US Navy Hornet Units' participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present). These units were the first Navy Reserve unit to be mobilized since the Korean War, and their attacks were launched from carriers off the coast of Turkey. The conflict for these squadrons was very different from the... Read more >
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Insurgent Iraq
Insurgent Iraq
Written by Loretta Napoleoni, Foreword by Jason Burke and Nick Fielding
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
US Navy F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom
US Navy F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Written by Tony Holmes, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841768038
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US Navy F-14 Tomcat Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Written by Tony Holmes
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2005
Price: $22.95

Since the limited Desert Fox campaign against Iraq in December 1998, the Tomcat has been integral to virtually all combat operations involving the US Navy in the Arabian Gulf. Indeed, on every carrier deployment to the Persian Gulf since Desert Fox, the F-14 unit(s) on station has ventured into ‘The Sand... Read more >
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The Gift of Valor
The Gift of Valor
Written by Michael M. Phillips
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767921589
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The Gift of Valor
A War Story
Written by Michael M. Phillips


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2005
Price: $9.99

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 >
AH-64 Apache Units of Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom
AH-64 Apache Units of Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom
Written by Jonathan Bernstein, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841768489
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AH-64 Apache Units of Operations Enduring Freedom & Iraqi Freedom

Written by Jonathan Bernstein
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2005
Price: $22.95

After the attacks on 11 September 2001, Apache units made significant contributions to the Coalition campaign against Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in Afghanistan. Functioning as the 'killer' part of US Army Hunter-killer teams, Apaches sought out and brought overwhelming firepower to bear on Taliban and al-Qaeda forces, as well as providing... Read more >
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Terror Incorporated
Terror Incorporated
Written by Loretta Napoleoni, Foreword by Greg Palast
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226735
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Terror Incorporated
Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks
Written by Loretta Napoleoni
Foreword by Greg Palast


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $17.95

In Terror Incorporated, Loretta Napoleoni maps out the arteries of an international economic system that feeds armed groups the world over. Chasing terror money, she takes the reader from CIA headquarters to the smuggling routes of the Far East, from the back rooms of Wall Street to hawala exchanges in the... Read more >
Iraq, Inc.
Iraq, Inc.
Written by Pratap Chatterjee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226674
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Iraq, Inc.
A Profitable Occupation
Written by Pratap Chatterjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2004
Price: $11.95

More than one year after the "fall of Baghdad," the reconstruction of Iraq was failing terribly. Ordinary Iraqis waited in line for basic necessities like clean water and fuel, while the number of civilians and soldiers killed escalated in tandem with the billions of U.S. tax dollars spent. In Iraq, Inc.... Read more >
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Public Power in the Age of Empire
Public Power in the Age of Empire
Written by Arundhati Roy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226827
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Public Power in the Age of Empire

Written by Arundhati Roy


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2004
Price: $7.95

In her major address to the 99th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association on August 16, 2004, "Public Power in the Age of Empire," broadcast nationally on C-Span Book TV and on Democracy Now! and Alternative Radio, writer Arundhati Roy brilliantly examines the limits to democracy in the world today... Read more >
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