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Rising Sun, Falling Skies
The Disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II
Written by Jeffrey Cox


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

A fresh look at the disastrous Java Sea Campaign of 1941–42 which heralded a wave of Japanese naval victories in the Pacific but which eventually sowed the seeds of their eventual change in fortunes.

In the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese juggernaut quickly racked up victory after victory. Desperate...

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Washington's Spies
Washington's Spies
Written by Alexander Rose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553392593
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Washington's Spies
The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Written by Alexander Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $17.00

Now a new original series on AMC
 
Basing his tale on remarkable original research, historian Alexander Rose reveals the unforgettable story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and into the shadowy underworld of double agents... Read more >
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Washington's Spies
Washington's Spies
Written by Alexander Rose
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804179829
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Washington's Spies
The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Written by Alexander Rose


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

Now a new original series on AMC
 
Basing his tale on remarkable original research, historian Alexander Rose reveals the unforgettable story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and into the shadowy underworld of double agents... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
US Cold War Aircraft Carriers
Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise Classes
Written by Brad Elward
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $13.95

Supercarriers became the ultimate in aircraft carrier design after World War II. Naval aviation allows fleets to project mobile power across vast distances, and these floating cities epitomize this mission design.

The Forrestal class (Forrestal, CV-59; Saratoga, CV-60; Ranger, CV-61 and Independence, CV-62) was the first completed class of US Navy... Read more >
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US Cold War Aircraft Carriers
US Cold War Aircraft Carriers
Written by Brad Elward, Illustrated by Paul Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003809
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US Cold War Aircraft Carriers
Forrestal, Kitty Hawk and Enterprise Classes
Written by Brad Elward
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $17.95

Supercarriers became the ultimate in aircraft carrier design after World War II. Naval aviation allows fleets to project mobile power across vast distances, and these floating cities epitomize this mission design.

The Forrestal class (Forrestal, CV-59; Saratoga, CV-60; Ranger, CV-61 and Independence, CV-62) was the first completed class of US Navy... Read more >
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Civil War
Civil War
Written by Gary Gallagher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782006435
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Civil War
Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Written by Gary Gallagher


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court... Read more >
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Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns

Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


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

Browning .30-caliber machine guns saw US Army, Navy, Marine, and Air Force service in World War I & II, Korea, and Vietnam, and are still occasionally found in use elsewhere even today. Produced in both water-cooled and air-cooled versions, it has been employed in every imaginable role for a machine gun... Read more >
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Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns
Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns
Written by Gordon L. Rottman, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780969213
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Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns

Written by Gordon L. Rottman
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


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

Browning .30-caliber machine guns saw US Army, Navy, Marine, and Air Force service in World War I & II, Korea, and Vietnam, and are still occasionally found in use elsewhere even today. Produced in both water-cooled and air-cooled versions, it has been employed in every imaginable role for a machine gun... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15

Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The War of 1812 was never the most popular of conflicts on both sides of the Atlantic. Bogged down by their involvement in the Napoleonic conflict in Europe, the British largely relied on the power of the Royal Navy in the early years of the war. Part of this naval strategy... Read more >
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Written by Scott Sheads, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780968520
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The Chesapeake Campaigns 1813-15
Middle Ground of the War of 1812
Written by Scott Sheads
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

Francis Scott Key's Star Spangled Banner, inspired by Fort McHenry's defense after the burning of Washington, DC, during the War of 1812, reminds Americans of a time when the United States faced a very real foreign invasion.

Arising out of a series of bitter commercial and naval disputes, and having as much... Read more >
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Civil War
Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Written by Gary Gallagher


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments
US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments
Written by Gordon Rottman, Illustrated by Mark Stacey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780969152
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US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $18.95

From North Africa, Sicily, and Italy, to Normandy and Holland, the Battle of the Bulge, into the heart of Nazi Germany, and also in jungle battles in the Pacific the parachute infantry regiments were among the most highly decorated US Army units of World War II, and between them they saw... Read more >
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Aces of the 325th Fighter Group

Written by Tom Ivie
Illustrated by Chris Davey


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

American pilots flew P-40 Warhawk, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang fighters over Noth Africa, Sicily, and Italy in the World War II Mediterranean Theater of Operations as part of the 325th Fighter Group.

The 325th FG was activated under General Order number 50 on 30 July 1942 and set up training... Read more >
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Aces of the 325th Fighter Group
Aces of the 325th Fighter Group
Written by Tom Ivie, Illustrated by Chris Davey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780963013
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Aces of the 325th Fighter Group

Written by Tom Ivie
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $22.95

American pilots flew P-40 Warhawk, P-47 Thunderbolt, and P-51 Mustang fighters over Noth Africa, Sicily, and Italy in the World War II Mediterranean Theater of Operations as part of the 325th Fighter Group.

The 325th FG was activated under General Order number 50 on 30 July 1942 and set up training... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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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Lockheed A-12
Lockheed A-12
Written by Paul Crickmore, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801135
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Lockheed A-12
The CIA's Blackbird and other variants
Written by Paul Crickmore
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


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

During the early years of the Cold War, the most effective way to gather strategic intelligence about the Soviet Union and its allies was manned overflight. Lockheed's U-2 was spectacularly successful in this role. Much to the concern of President Eisenhower, its shape meant that it could be tracked on Russian... Read more >
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Lockheed A-12
The CIA's Blackbird and other variants
Written by Paul Crickmore
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $1.49

During the early years of the Cold War, the most effective way to gather strategic intelligence about the Soviet Union and its allies was manned overflight. Lockheed's U-2 was spectacularly successful in this role. Much to the concern of President Eisenhower, its shape meant that it could be tracked on Russian... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments

Written by Gordon Rottman
Illustrated by Mark Stacey


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

From North Africa, Sicily, and Italy, to Normandy and Holland, the Battle of the Bulge, into the heart of Nazi Germany, and also in jungle battles in the Pacific the parachute infantry regiments were among the most highly decorated US Army units of World War II, and between them they saw... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Curtiss P-40 - Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks
Curtiss P-40 - Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks
Written by Carl Molesworth, Illustrated by Adam Tooby and Richard Chasemore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780969121
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Curtiss P-40 - Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Adam Tooby and Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $18.95

An improved version of the Allison V-1710 engine gave rise to the Curtiss H-87, which began life in 1941 as the P-40D and featured a completely redesigned fuselage. The shorter and deeper nose of the new fighter gave it a decidedly snub-nosed appearance compared to the earlier P-40 models. Curtiss continued... Read more >
Curtiss P-40 -Snub-nosed Kittyhawks and Warhawks

Written by Carl Molesworth
Illustrated by Adam Tooby and Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

An improved version of the Allison V-1710 engine gave rise to the Curtiss H-87, which began life in 1941 as the P-40D and featured a completely redesigned fuselage. The shorter and deeper nose of the new fighter gave it a decidedly snub-nosed appearance compared to the earlier P-40 models. Curtiss continued... Read more >
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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Fort William Henry 1755-57
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander Marquis de Montcalm in August 1757, it appeared that this particular episode of the French and Indian War was over. What happened next became the most infamous incident... Read more >
Fort William Henry 1757
Fort William Henry 1757
Written by Ian Castle, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782002741
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Fort William Henry 1757
A battle, two sieges and bloody massacre
Written by Ian Castle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $21.95

This book details the French and Indian War massacre by Iroquois of British and colonial troops in the Hudson River Valley that was fictionalized in The Last of the Mohicans.

After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander... Read more >
US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs
US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs
Written by Mark Guardia, Illustrated by Henry Morshead
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780962559
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US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles
Written by Mark Guardia
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $17.95

Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the newest land warfare system in the United States Army and Marine Corps, the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle has undeniably proved its value. Designed to meet the challenges of operating in a counterinsurgency environment, the MRAP has taken survivability to a new level. MRAPs... Read more >
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US Army and Marine Corps MRAPs
Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles
Written by Mark Guardia
Illustrated by Henry Morshead


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, the newest land warfare system in the United States Army and Marine Corps, the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle has undeniably proved its value. Designed to meet the challenges of operating in a counterinsurgency environment, the MRAP has taken survivability to a new level. MRAPs... Read more >
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