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Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices

(Available January 20, 2015)
Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
Written by Michael G. Walling
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782008293
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Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
US Operations in Afghanistan
Written by Michael G. Walling


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $25.95

The war in Afghanistan has become one of the most complex, challenging operations in the history of the US military. Using first-hand accounts of the men and women who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom, this book presents an intensely personal history of the war in Afghanistan, revealing the determination, heroism, sacrifice, and...

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Enduring Freedom, Enduring Voices
US Operations in Afghanistan
Written by Michael G. Walling


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $9.99

The war in Afghanistan has become one of the most complex, challenging operations in the history of the US military. Using first-hand accounts of the men and women who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom, this book presents an intensely personal history of the war in Afghanistan, revealing the determination, heroism, sacrifice, and...

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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East
Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East
Written by John Hill, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472802613
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East

Written by John Hill
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $34.95

This supplement for Across A Deadly Field includes a number of scenarios of differing size and complexity, intended to give players a wide variety of options for their American Civil War games. The scenarios cover a number of the most famous battles of the Eastern Theater, including 1st Bull Run, Antietam... Read more >
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Across A Deadly Field - The War in the East

Written by John Hill
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2014
Price: $14.95

This supplement for Across A Deadly Field includes a number of scenarios of differing size and complexity, intended to give players a wide variety of options for their American Civil War games. The scenarios cover a number of the most famous battles of the Eastern Theater, including 1st Bull Run, Antietam... Read more >
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Continental vs Redcoat: American Revolutionary War
Continental vs Redcoat: American Revolutionary War
Written by David Bonk, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472806482
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Continental vs Redcoat: American Revolutionary War

Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $18.95

In June 1775 the Continental Congress, leading the American rebellion against the British Crown, created the Continental Army to serve in the line of battle alongside militia and "Provincial" units. Although supply problems, issues with discipline, and poor training hampered the Continentals' effectiveness in combat, they were able to inflict a... Read more >
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Continental vs Redcoat: American Revolutionary War

Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

In June 1775 the Continental Congress, leading the American rebellion against the British Crown, created the Continental Army to serve in the line of battle alongside militia and "Provincial" units. Although supply problems, issues with discipline, and poor training hampered the Continentals' effectiveness in combat, they were able to inflict a... Read more >
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Land of the Free
Land of the Free
Written by Joe Krone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472801128
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Land of the Free
Wargames Rules for North America 1754-1815
Written by Joe Krone


Format: Hardcover, 148 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $34.95

This set of rules allows players to start with small warbands of 10-20 miniatures of any scale and develop their forces over time, building them up into armies of hundreds of models! No matter the size of a player's collection, these rules will provide an enjoyable game.

England and France set... Read more >
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Land of the Free
Wargames Rules for North America 1754-1815
Written by Joe Krone


Format: eBook, 148 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

This set of rules allows players to start with small warbands of 10-20 miniatures of any scale and develop their forces over time, building them up into armies of hundreds of models! No matter the size of a player's collection, these rules will provide an enjoyable game.

England and France set... Read more >
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Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942

Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $9.95

After the Guadalcanal landings, Admiral Nimitz wanted to distract Japanese attention by launching an amphibious raid elswhere. Foreshadowing Bloody Tarawa, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and countless other landings in the face of intense Japanese resistance, the Makin Raid taught the Marines a great deal.

Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and expert analysis... Read more >
The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
Our Price: $30.00
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie of... Read more >
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The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353045
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie of... Read more >
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Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter

Written by Paul Crickmore
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

From its questionable debut over Panama, the shoot-down of a Nighthawk during Operation Allied Force over the former Yugoslavia, to the mind-boggling successes enjoyed by the type in the two Gulf Wars, this is the story of another 'Skunk Works' icon that took aircraft design and operational capabilities to previously unprecedented... Read more >
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Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter
Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter
Written by Paul Crickmore, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801166
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Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk Stealth Fighter

Written by Paul Crickmore
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

From its questionable debut over Panama, the shoot-down of a Nighthawk during Operation Allied Force over the former Yugoslavia, to the mind-boggling successes enjoyed by the type in the two Gulf Wars, this is the story of another 'Skunk Works' icon that took aircraft design and operational capabilities to previously unprecedented... Read more >
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The M14 Battle Rifle
The M14 Battle Rifle
Written by Leroy Thompson, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472802552
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The M14 Battle Rifle

Written by Leroy Thompson
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and archive and close-up photographs, this engaging study tells the story of the M14, the long-lived battle rifle that remains in front-line service with US forces more than 50 years after its first adoption.

The 7.62×51mm M14 select-fire automatic rifle was the primary US service rifle for... Read more >
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The M14 Battle Rifle

Written by Leroy Thompson
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

Featuring specially commissioned full-color artwork and archive and close-up photographs, this engaging study tells the story of the M14, the long-lived battle rifle that remains in front-line service with US forces more than 50 years after its first adoption.

The 7.62×51mm M14 select-fire automatic rifle was the primary US service rifle for... Read more >
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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 >
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Shenandoah 1864
Shenandoah 1864
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804839
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Shenandoah 1864
Sheridan's valley campaign
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $21.95

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley in 1864 was the scene of one of the most crucial campaigns of the Civil War. The outcome of the fighting there would have consequences that stretched far outside the valley to help decide the fate of the nation.

In 1864 the Union Army's new commander, Ulysses Grant, created... Read more >
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Shenandoah 1864
Sheridan's valley campaign
Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

Virginia's Shenandoah Valley in 1864 was the scene of one of the most crucial campaigns of the Civil War. The outcome of the fighting there would have consequences that stretched far outside the valley to help decide the fate of the nation.

In 1864 the Union Army's new commander, Ulysses Grant, created... Read more >
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
America's Secret MiG Squadron
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804846
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $19.95

For more than a decade at the height of the Cold War, the US Air Force operated a covert, top secret training program called CONSTANT PEG. In 2006 the program was eventually declassified and the incredible story of America's secret MiGs emerged. For the first time one of the original "Red... Read more >
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World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units

Written by Eugene Liptak
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $14.95

When the United States entered World War II, it was apparent that the war would only be won by taking the fight to the Axis, in the shape of large-scale amphibious landings. Accordingly, the US Navy developed several types of specialized unit to reconnoiter potential landing areas, degrade the enemy's ability... Read more >
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World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units
World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units
Written by Eugene Liptak, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960531
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World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units

Written by Eugene Liptak
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

When the United States entered World War II, it was apparent that the war would only be won by taking the fight to the Axis, in the shape of large-scale amphibious landings. Accordingly, the US Navy developed several types of specialized unit to reconnoiter potential landing areas, degrade the enemy's ability... Read more >
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The Invisible Front
The Invisible Front
Written by Yochi Dreazen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347839
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The Invisible Front
Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War
Written by Yochi Dreazen


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $26.00

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic.

Major General Mark Graham was a decorated two-star officer whose integrity and patriotism inspired his sons, Jeff and Kevin, to pursue military careers of their...

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The Invisible Front
The Invisible Front
Written by Yochi Dreazen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385347846
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The Invisible Front
Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War
Written by Yochi Dreazen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic.

Major General Mark Graham was a decorated two-star officer whose integrity and patriotism inspired his sons, Jeff and Kevin, to pursue military careers of their...

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US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43
US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801340
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US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman: Guadalcanal 1942-43

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $18.95

The bitter six-month struggle for control of Guadalcanal in the South Pacific during World War II matched the US Marine Corps against the Imperial Japanese Army in a campaign that would test both sides to the limit. In this book the realities of prolonged warfare in an unforgiving environment are documented... Read more >
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