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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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My Battle Against Hitler
My Battle Against Hitler
Written by Dietrich von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385347518
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My Battle Against Hitler
Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich
Written by Dietrich von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $28.00

How does a person become Hitler’s enemy number one? Not through espionage or violence, it turns out, but by striking fearlessly at the intellectual and spiritual roots of National Socialism.

Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German Catholic thinker and teacher who devoted the full force of his intellect to breaking the...

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My Battle Against Hitler
My Battle Against Hitler
Written by Dietrich von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385347525
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My Battle Against Hitler
Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich
Written by Dietrich von Hildebrand and John Henry Crosby


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $13.99

How does a person become Hitler’s enemy number one? Not through espionage or violence, it turns out, but by striking fearlessly at the intellectual and spiritual roots of National Socialism.

Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German Catholic thinker and teacher who devoted the full force of his intellect to breaking the...

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National Geographic The Covers
National Geographic The Covers
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins, Foreword by Chris Johns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213885
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National Geographic The Covers
Iconic Photographs, Unforgettable Stories
Written by Mark Collins Jenkins
Foreword by Chris Johns


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $50.00

National Geographic The Covers is the definitive cover collection from the world's most beloved magazine. The magazine with the famous yellow border has been in publication for more than 125 years, and its vast array of cover stories have opened our eyes to a richly diverse world and taken us to places... Read more >
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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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375505805
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $38.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812996876
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398755
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $65.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398762
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $32.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Panzer 38(t)
Panzer 38(t)
Written by Steven Zaloga, Illustrated by Richard Chasemore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003953
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Panzer 38(t)

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $17.95

Panzer 38(t) provides an in-depth look at one of most little known yet advanced tanks of its day, a Czech vehicle that would become one of Germany's armored workhorses during the early campaigns of World War II.

The Munich Agreement in 1938 and the subsequent German annexation of the Czech provinces of... Read more >
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Panzer 38(t)

Written by Steven Zaloga
Illustrated by Richard Chasemore


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $13.95

Panzer 38(t) provides an in-depth look at one of most little known yet advanced tanks of its day, a Czech vehicle that would become one of Germany's armored workhorses during the early campaigns of World War II.

The Munich Agreement in 1938 and the subsequent German annexation of the Czech provinces of... Read more >
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Prefab Homes
Prefab Homes
Written by Elisabeth Blanchet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813576
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Prefab Homes

Written by Elisabeth Blanchet


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $12.95

In 1944, Winston Churchill promised to manufacture up to 500,000 prefabricated bungalows to ease the housing shortage after the Second World War. Made in factories, over 156,000 temporary "prefabs" of a few designs were delivered to eager Local Authorities. They were nicknamed 'Palaces for the People'. With convenient kitchens, bathrooms and... Read more >
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The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815
The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782006176
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The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815

Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $17.95

For those interested in the actual appearance of the Prussian soldiers who fought at Ligny, Wavre and Waterloo in 1815, this colorful study combines the latest findings and expert analysis to cast new light on the fateful Waterloo campaign.

The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine, led by Generalfeldmarschall Gebhard Leberecht von... Read more >
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Railway Accidents
Railway Accidents
Written by Greg Morse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813712
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Railway Accidents

Written by Greg Morse


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $12.95

Though trains are one of the safest forms of transport, train accidents always make headline news. Their history is, in many ways, the history of technological development and learning. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephenson's Rocket in 1830 led to the reporting systems we know today... Read more >
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Ramillies 1706
Ramillies 1706
Written by Michael McNally
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008224
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Ramillies 1706
Marlborough's tactical masterpiece
Written by Michael McNally


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

Ramillies 1706 details one of the most important clashes in the War of the Spanish Succession, a battle that secure the Duke of Marlborough's place in history and helped determine the future of Europe.

In 1706, as the War of Spanish Succession dragged on, France's Louis XIV was eager for peace, but... Read more >
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Ramillies 1706
Marlborough's tactical masterpiece
Written by Michael McNally


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

Ramillies 1706 details one of the most important clashes in the War of the Spanish Succession, a battle that secure the Duke of Marlborough's place in history and helped determine the future of Europe.

In 1706, as the War of Spanish Succession dragged on, France's Louis XIV was eager for peace, but... Read more >
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Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy, Foreword by Jon Meacham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981803
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Rosewater (Movie Tie-in Edition)
A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival
Written by Maziar Bahari and Aimee Molloy
Foreword by Jon Meacham


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.00

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART | Previously published as Then They Came for Me

When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran’s presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he’d be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he... Read more >
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Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Torpedo-Bomber Units

Written by Marco Mattioli
Illustrated by Richard Caruana


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

Italy's Sparviero (Sparrowhawk) saw combat with the Regia Aeronautica in France, Yugoslavia, Greece, North Africa, East Africa and in the Mediterranean versus the Royal Navy. Italy's most successful wartime bomber, the S.79 was also the most produced, with around 1370 built between 1936 and early 1944. Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as... Read more >
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Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Torpedo-Bomber Units
Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Torpedo-Bomber Units
Written by Marco Mattioli, Illustrated by Richard Caruana
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008071
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Savoia-Marchetti S.79 Sparviero Torpedo-Bomber Units

Written by Marco Mattioli
Illustrated by Richard Caruana


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

Italy's Sparviero (Sparrowhawk) saw combat with the Regia Aeronautica in France, Yugoslavia, Greece, North Africa, East Africa and in the Mediterranean versus the Royal Navy. Italy's most successful wartime bomber, the S.79 was also the most produced, with around 1370 built between 1936 and early 1944. Initially developed by Savoia-Marchetti as... Read more >
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Shenandoah 1864
Shenandoah 1864
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804839
Our Price: $21.95
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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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815

Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $13.95

For those interested in the actual appearance of the Prussian soldiers who fought at Ligny, Wavre and Waterloo in 1815, this colorful study combines the latest findings and expert analysis to cast new light on the fateful Waterloo campaign.

The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine, led by Generalfeldmarschall Gebhard Leberecht von... Read more >
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The Seasons of Trouble
The Seasons of Trouble
Written by Rohini Mohan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686003
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The Seasons of Trouble
Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War
Written by Rohini Mohan


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $26.95

For three decades, Sri Lanka’s civil war tore communities apart. In 2009, the Sri Lankan army finally defeated the separatist Tamil Tigers guerrillas in a fierce battle that swept up about 300,000 civilians and killed more than 40,000. More than a million had been displaced by the conflict, and the resilient...

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The Seasons of Trouble
Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War
Written by Rohini Mohan


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $26.95

For three decades, Sri Lanka’s civil war tore communities apart. In 2009, the Sri Lankan army finally defeated the separatist Tamil Tigers guerrillas in a fierce battle that swept up about 300,000 civilians and killed more than 40,000. More than a million had been displaced by the conflict, and the resilient...

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