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Tales of a Helicopter Pilot

Written by Richard C. Kirkland


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $21.95

Richard Kirkland is legendary for his P-38 Lightning missions in the South Pacific theater during WWII. After the war, he realized the potential of Igor Sikorsky’s new flying machine, and he traded in his fighter-pilot wings for rotors. The nerve-racking chopper missions he has flown are the stuff of legend: scrambling... Read more >
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Freedom and Foundation
Freedom and Foundation
Written by Thomas Reeves
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828897
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Freedom and Foundation

Written by Thomas Reeves


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $14.99

Freedom and the Foundation is a study in depth of the first and most controversial of the tax-exempt foundations dedicated to research and public education in the field of civil liberties and civil rights: The Fund for the Republic. 
 
The story of its struggle for survival, as Mr. Reeves demonstrates...

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307984814
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

   THE TITANIC HAS OFTEN BEEN CALLED "AN EXQUISITE MICROCOSM OF THE
Edwardian era,” but until now, her story has not been presented as such. In Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage, historian Hugh Brewster seamlessly interweaves personal narratives of the lost liner’s most fascinating people with a haunting account of the fateful maiden... Read more >
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Leading the Way
Leading the Way
Written by Lee Edwards
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435783
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Leading the Way
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
Written by Lee Edwards


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $27.50

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington and has led The Heritage Foundation into becoming the most influential conservative think tank in the nation. Under Ed Feulner and for... Read more >
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Leading the Way
Leading the Way
Written by Lee Edwards
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ISBN: 9780770435790
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Leading the Way
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
Written by Lee Edwards


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington and has led The Heritage Foundation into becoming the most influential conservative think tank in the nation. Under Ed Feulner and for... Read more >
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Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069743
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $30.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II—a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities... Read more >
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Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
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ISBN: 9780679604716
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II—a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities... Read more >
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Happy Days
Happy Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830876
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Happy Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $19.99

Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. L. Mencken's most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Yorker. In Happy Days, Mencken recalls memories of a safe and happy boyhood in the Baltimore of the 1880s and celebrates... Read more >
Heathen Days
Heathen Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830883
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Heathen Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $18.99

In the third volume of his autobiography, H. L. Mencken looks back on his life and declares it "very busy and excessively pleasant." He imparts the impressive education he received from Hoggie Unglebower, the best dog trainer in Christendom, and the survival techniques he employed at Baltimore Polytechnic, where he learned... Read more >
Newspaper Days
Newspaper Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830913
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Newspaper Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $18.99

The period covered is that of his professional nonage—from his entry into journalism as a reporter for the Baltimore Morning Herald in 1899 to 1906. It was not all Baltimore, however, for he went into brief exile when the fire of 1904 destroyed the plant and forced the paper to print... Read more >
Treatise on the Gods
Treatise on the Gods
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830920
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Treatise on the Gods

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

"I am quite convinced that all religions, at bottom, are pretty much alike. On the surface they may seem to differ greatly, but what appears on the surface is not always religion. Go beneath it, and one finds invariably the same sense of helplessness before the cosmic mysteries, and the same... Read more >
The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I

Written by John Votaw


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

Upon the entry of the United States into World War I, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) were created by the War Department on short notice from existing units, filled up with men from the training camps and deployed with only their personal weapons and equipment. The US Army was not prepared... Read more >
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US Armored Divisions
The European Theater of Operations, 1944-45
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The armored divisions were the shock force of the US Army's combat formations during the fighting in Northwest Europe in the final year of the war. Of the 16 such divisions formed during the war, all but one served in the European Theater of Operations. This book examines the organizational structure... Read more >
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US Army Infantry Divisions 19420-43

Written by John Sayen


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

The US Army infantry division was an intricate system of men and equipment welded together by doctrine and organization into an entity that could fight, maneuver, communicate within itself as well as with outside entities, and regenerate itself through a supply and replacement system. This book examines the organizational development, mobilization... Read more >
US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-45

Written by John Sayen


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

A complete overview of the evolving organization, tactics, doctrine, weapons and equipment of the US Infantry in the Pacific, Mediterranean and European theatres, from 1944 to the war's end. This follow-up to Battle Orders 17: US Army Infantry Divisions 1942-43, covers the critical period 1944-45 when changes instituted by Lieutenant General... Read more >
US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1941-43

Written by Gordon Rottman


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

The outbreak of World War II set in motion a massive expansion of the United States Marine Corps, leading to a 24-fold increase in size by August 1945. This book is the first of several volumes to examine the Corps's meteoric wartime expansion and the evolution of its units. It covers... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-44

Written by Gordon Rottman


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

By January 1944 the US Marine Corps had grown to a total of 405,169 personnel, comprising 28,193 officers, 10,723 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted men. The Fleet Marine Force now had two amphibious corps, four divisions, a separate infantry regiment, 19 defense battalions, and numerous support and service units. Following on... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1944-45

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
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In late1944 the US Marine Corps prepared for the toughest battles of the war. It had grown to 35,598 officers, 5,384 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted Marines, totaling 431,573 personnel, and now comprised of two amphibious corps, six divisions, 26 non-divisional artillery battalions, and numerous support and service units. Following on... Read more >
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US Tank and Tank Destroyer Battalions in the ETO 1944-45

Written by Steven Zaloga


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

Overshadowed by the United States Army's armored divisions, the separate tank and tank destroyer battalions had the difficult mission of providing armored support for US infantry divisions in the 1944–45 campaigns. This book details the organizational structures and deployment of these units: the standard tank battalions, tank battalions (light), tank battalions... Read more >
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Byron Hukee
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

USAF Skyraider units were originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF. Equipped only with the two-seat models of the Skyraider, American pilots were required to have VNAF ‘observers’ in the aircraft for every mission. Eventually, this arrangement was changed as enough Vietnamese pilots were trained to man... Read more >
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Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Seven American Deaths and Disasters
Written by Kenneth Goldsmith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576876367
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Seven American Deaths and Disasters

Written by Kenneth Goldsmith


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $19.95

What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? In Seven American Deaths and Disasters, Kenneth Goldsmith transcribes historic radio and television reports of national tragedies as they unfurl, revealing an extraordinarily rich linguistic panorama of passionate description. Taking its title from the... Read more >
Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979237
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate

“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath
 
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The Mark Inside
The Mark Inside
Written by Amy Reading
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473592
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The Mark Inside
A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con
Written by Amy Reading


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1919, Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet lost everything he had in a stock market swindle—twice. But instead of slinking home in shame, he turned the tables on the confidence men. Armed with a revolver and a suitcase full of disguises, Norfleet set out to capture the five men who had...

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Defenses of Pearl Harbor and Oahu 1907-50

Written by Glen Williford
Illustrated by Chris Taylor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

At the beginning of the 20th century, the military importance of the Hawaiian Islands became clear. Oahu in particular was a key bastion in projecting America's military power in the Pacific. The island was turned into a military fortress - and yet it also became the site of one of America's... Read more >
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War
Written by Byron Hukee, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780960685
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USAF and VNAF A-1 Skyraider Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Byron Hukee
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $22.95

USAF Skyraider units were originally tasked to serve as quasi-training units for the fledgling VNAF. Equipped only with the two-seat models of the Skyraider, American pilots were required to have VNAF 'observers' in the aircraft for every mission. Eventually, this arrangement was changed as enough Vietnamese pilots were trained to man... Read more >
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