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A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War

(Available March 24, 2015)
A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War
Written by Rick Morgan, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472805645
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A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Rick Morgan
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $22.95

The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, though something of a cult favourite, remains a largely unremarked classic of Naval Aviation. Built for nuclear weapon delivery, the A-3 made its name in Vietnam as a conventional bomber, tanker and Electronic Warfare platform. It was the largest aircraft ever regularly operated from the decks of... Read more >
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A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War

Written by Rick Morgan
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $15.95

The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, though something of a cult favourite, remains a largely unremarked classic of Naval Aviation. Built for nuclear weapon delivery, the A-3 made its name in Vietnam as a conventional bomber, tanker and Electronic Warfare platform. It was the largest aircraft ever regularly operated from the decks of... Read more >
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Company of Heroes

(Available March 24, 2015)
Company of Heroes
Written by Eric Poole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781472807915
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Company of Heroes
A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Eric Poole


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $24.95

On May 10, 1970, during the Cambodian Incursion, Army Specialist Leslie Sabo Jr., 22-years old, married only 30 days before shipping out and on active duty for just 6 months, died as his patrol was ambushed near a remote border area of Cambodia. When an enemy grenade landed near a wounded...

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Company of Heroes
A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's War in Vietnam
Written by Eric Poole


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $9.99

On May 10, 1970, during the Cambodian Incursion, Army Specialist Leslie Sabo Jr., 22-years old, married only 30 days before shipping out and on active duty for just 6 months, died as his patrol was ambushed near a remote border area of Cambodia. When an enemy grenade landed near a wounded...

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The Living and the Dead
The Living and the Dead
Written by Paul Hendrickson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153379
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The Living and the Dead
Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War
Written by Paul Hendrickson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 18, 2015
Price: $13.99

One of the finest books to emerge from the Vietnam experience, The Living and the Dead presents a brilliant study of Robert McNamara, his decision-making during the war, and the way his decisions affected his own life and the lives of five individuals. A monumental work about power, its abuse, and... Read more >
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F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17
F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17
Written by Peter Mersky, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008101
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F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17
Vietnam 1965-72
Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

This book covers the actions fought between two of the best known fighters of the Vietnam War, in action over the North during the early years of the conflict.

Revered by Naval Aviators as the "last of the gunfighters" due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon (its great... Read more >
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F-104 Starfighter Units in Combat
F-104 Starfighter Units in Combat
Written by Peter Davies, Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780963136
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F-104 Starfighter Units in Combat

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $22.95

The 'missile with a man in it' was known for its blistering speed and deadliness in air combat. The F-104C flew more than 14,000 combat hours in Vietnam as a bomber escort, a Wild Weasel escort and a close air support aircraft. Though many were sceptical of its ability to carry... Read more >
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F-8 Crusader vs MiG-17
Vietnam 1965-72
Written by Peter Mersky
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

This book covers the actions fought between two of the best known fighters of the Vietnam War, in action over the North during the early years of the conflict.

Revered by Naval Aviators as the "last of the gunfighters" due to its quartet of Colt-Browning Mk 12 20 mm cannon (its great... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F-104 Starfighter Units in Combat

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini


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

The 'missile with a man in it' was known for its blistering speed and deadliness in air combat. The F-104C flew more than 14,000 combat hours in Vietnam as a bomber escort, a Wild Weasel escort and a close air support aircraft. Though many were sceptical of its ability to carry... Read more >
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When Thunder Rolled
When Thunder Rolled
Written by Ed Rasimus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588345059
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When Thunder Rolled
An F-105 Pilot over North Vietnam
Written by Ed Rasimus


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

Ed Rasimus straps the reader into the cockpit of an F-105 Thunderchief fighter-bomber in his engaging account of the Rolling Thunder campaign in the skies over North Vietnam. Between 1965 and 1968, more than 330 F-105s were lost—the highest loss rate in Southeast Asia—and many pilots were killed, captured, and wounded... Read more >
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F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

USAF Rolling Thunder strike missions tactically assaulted North Vietnamese defenses, overcoming MiG fighter jets and SAM (surface to air) missiles to devastate North Vietnam's industrial base strategically.

Despite its "F-for-fighter" designation, the F-105 was designed and purchased to give the USAF an aircraft for delivery of nuclear weapons at very high... Read more >
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F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War
F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War
Written by Peter Davies, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008040
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F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


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

USAF Rolling Thunder strike missions tactically assaulted North Vietnamese defenses, overcoming MiG fighter jets and SAM (surface to air) missiles to devastate North Vietnam's industrial base strategically.

Despite its "F-for-fighter" designation, the F-105 was designed and purchased to give the USAF an aircraft for delivery of nuclear weapons at very high... 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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The Battle of Ap Bac
The Battle of Ap Bac
Written by Neil Sheehan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873649
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The Battle of Ap Bac

Written by Neil Sheehan


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

In the opening years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American military advisors and their South Vietnamese allies were facing down the Viet Cong. The confident Americans were there to do what seemed elementary: help the South Vietnamese army defeat a ragtag guerrilla enemy. They were assured of swift... Read more >
To Hanoi and Back
The U.S. Air Force and North Vietnam, 1966-1973
Written by Wayne Thompson
Foreword by Richard P. Hallion


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

After nearly eighteen months of the largely unsuccessful bombing campaign called Operation Rolling Thunder, the US Air Force began to look for ways to overcome technological, geographical, and political challenges in North Vietnam and use limited air power more effectively. In 1972 the two Linebacker campaigns joined with other air operations... Read more >
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

Written by Alexander Miladenov
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

The MiG-21, nicknamed 'Fishbed' by NATO, was the primary Soviet jet fighter from 1972 onward, opposing the F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat worldwide in a variety of conflicts.

The MiG-21 firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with over 10,000 units rolling off the lines... Read more >
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Written by Alexander Miladenov, Illustrated by Adam Tooby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003748
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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

Written by Alexander Miladenov
Illustrated by Adam Tooby


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $18.95

The MiG-21, nicknamed 'Fishbed' by NATO, was the primary Soviet jet fighter from 1972 onward, opposing the F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat worldwide in a variety of conflicts.

The MiG-21 firmly holds the title of the world's most widely built and used jet fighter, with over 10,000 units rolling off the lines... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat
F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat
Written by Peter Davies, Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003472
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F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $22.95

The General Dynamics F-111 was one of the most technically innovative designs among military aircraft, introducing the variable-sweep wing, terrain-following radar, military-rated afterburning turbofan engines and a self-contained escape module among other features. Designed as a cost-saving, multi-role interceptor, naval fighter and strike bomber, its evolution prioritised the latter role and... Read more >
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F-111 & EF-111 Units in Combat

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Rolando Ugolini


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

The General Dynamics F-111 was one of the most technically innovative designs among military aircraft, introducing the variable-sweep wing, terrain-following radar, military-rated afterburning turbofan engines and a self-contained escape module among other features. Designed as a cost-saving, multi-role interceptor, naval fighter and strike bomber, its evolution prioritised the latter role and... Read more >
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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 >
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Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375756474
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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Cover-Up
Cover-Up
Written by Seymour M. Hersh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151160
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Cover-Up

Written by Seymour M. Hersh


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

The Pulitzer Prize winner who first disclosed the massacre at My Lai 4 uncovers the full story of how those involved - from private to general - kept it secret. What he reveals is shocking - from the amorphous but very real "West Point Protective Association" to the fact that an... Read more >
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