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No Space for Further Burials

by Feryal Ali Gauhar Akashic Books (August 17, 2010)

A haunting, exquisitely written novel exploring the true devastation of the US war in Afghanistan.


Canada in Afghanistan: The War So Far

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (February 28, 2007)

As the war escalates in Afghanistan, Canadians are asking why we are there. This book is an introduction to what is happening and what we can expect through 2009.


Killing the Cranes: A Reporter's Journey through Three Decades of War in Afghanistan

by Edward Girardet Chelsea Green Publishing (October 20, 2011)

Few reporters have covered Afghanistan as intrepidly and humanely as Edward Girardet. Now, in a gripping, personal account, Girardet delivers a story of that nation's resistance fighters, foreign invaders, mercenaries,...


American Heroes

by Oliver North Threshold Editions (November 05, 2013)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes Proved, a moving collection of "straightforward, honest testimonials to the courage American troops display on and off the battlefield" (Kirkus Reviews).

For...


The Hands of War

by Marione Ingram & Keith Lowe Skyhorse (February 22, 2013)

Marione Ingram grew up in Hamburg, Germany, in the late 1930s and early 1940s. She was German. She was Jewish. She was a survivor.  This is her story.

As a young girl, Marione was aware that people of the Jewish...


Tip of the Spear

by Ryan Hendrickson Center Street (July 07, 2020)

The inspiring story of a US Special Forces soldier who was medically retired after stepping on an IED, and his incredible return to active duty.

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined,...


In Formation

by Cheryl Dietrich Yucca (January 12, 2016)

In 1979 I was a Presbyterian minister, a hospital chaplain, and a pacifist. In 1980, I left the church and joined the Air Force. The day I showed up at the recruiter's office, I was twenty-eight, under-exercised,...


All the Ways We Kill and Die

by Brian Castner Arcade (March 01, 2016)

The search for a friend's killer is a riveting lesson in the way war has changed.

The EODexplosive ordnance disposalcommunity is tight-knit, and when one of their own is hurt, an alarm goes out. When Brian Castner,...


A Sniper's Conflict

by Monty B Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

"I could make out the head and shoulders of the insurgent as he was firing in the prone position. I aimed for the centre area . . . removed the safety catch and held that point of aim. Then I slowly and deliberately...


The Wounds Within

by Mark I. Nickerson & Joshua S. Goldstein Skyhorse (January 06, 2015)

As America's longest wars end, hundreds of thousands of veterans and their families struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Wounds Within follows the iconic case of Marine Lance Corporal Jeff...


I Am a Bacha Posh

by Ukmina Manoori, Stephanie Lebrun & Peter E. Chianchiano Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

A 2015 Amelia Bloomer List Selection

"You will be a son, my daughter." With these stunning words Ukmina learned that she was to spend her childhood as a boy.

In Afghanistan there is a widespread practice of girls...


Hammerhead Six

by Ronald Fry & Tad Tuleja Hachette Books (January 19, 2016)

Two years before the action in Lone Survivor, a Green Berets A-Team conducted a very different, successful mission in Afghanistan's notorious Pech Valley. Led by Captain Ronald Fry, Hammerhead Six applied the...


The Letter

by Marie Tillman Hachette Book Group (June 26, 2012)

In 2003, Pat Tillman, serving in the US Army, hastily wrote a "just in case" letter to his wife, Marie. When he returned on leave before his departure to Afghanistan, he placed the letter on top of their bedroom...


War

by Sebastian Junger Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2010)

In War, Sebastian Junger turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival depends on their absolute commitment...


Alone at Dawn

by Dan Schilling & Lori Longfritz Grand Central Publishing (June 24, 2019)

The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save...


Sea Stories

by Admiral William H. McRaven Twelve (May 20, 2019)

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism during his career...


The Snow Leopard Project

by alex Dehgan PublicAffairs (January 21, 2019)

The remarkable story of the heroic effort to save and preserve Afghanistan's wildlife-and a culture that derives immense pride and a sense of national identity from its natural landscape.

Postwar Afghanistan...


Beyond the Call

by Eileen Rivers Da Capo Press (November 05, 2018)

A riveting account of three women who fought shoulder-to-shoulder with men and worked with local women to restore their lives and push back the Taliban

They marched under the heat with 40-pound rucksacks on their...


Tribe

by Sebastian Junger Twelve (May 23, 2016)

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our...


What Have We Done

by David Wood Little, Brown and Company (October 31, 2016)

From Pulitzer Prize-¬?winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

Most Americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...


The Chosen Few

by Gregg Zoroya & Admiral William H. McRaven Da Capo Press (February 13, 2017)

The never-before-told story of one of the most decorated units in the war in Afghanistan and its fifteen-month ordeal that culminated in the 2008 Battle of Wanat, the war's deadliest

A single company of US paratroopers--calling...


The Trade

by Jere Van Dyk PublicAffairs (October 09, 2017)

A former hostage in the tribal areas of Pakistan returns to meet his kidnappers and uncover how political kidnappings and ransomings take place in the shadows of the world's most lawless territories.

In 2014,...


Twilight Warriors

by James Kitfield Basic Books (October 24, 2016)

A dramatic portrait of the innovative Special Forces commanders and FBI agents who wage war against America's hidden enemies

With the planned withdrawal of US troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, the longest conflicts...


Brothers Forever

by Tom Sileo & Tom Manion Da Capo Press (May 12, 2014)

Recounts the personal story of how two Naval academy roommates--US Marine Travis Manion and US Navy SEAL Brendan Looney--defined a generation's sacrifice after 9/11, and how their loved ones carry on in their...


Dog Company

by Lynn Vincent & Roger Hill Center Street (April 10, 2017)

Now with a forward by Sean Hannity, this powerful story of brotherhood, bravery, and patriotism exposes the true stories behind some of the Army's darkest secrets.

The Army does not want you to read this book....


The Unexpected Spy

by Tracy Walder & Jessica Anya Blau St. Martin's Press (February 24, 2020)

A highly entertaining account of a young woman who went straight from her college sorority to the CIA, where she hunted terrorists and WMDs

"Reads like the show bible for Homeland only her story is real." --Alison...


No Worse Enemy

by Ben Anderson Oneworld Publications (March 01, 2012)

The most comprehensive and gripping account of the Afghan war, by a BBC journalist.

The war in Afghanistan is over ten years old. It has cost countless lives and hundreds of billions of pounds. Politicians talk...


Midnight in Samarra

by Frank Gregory Ford & Eleanor Cooney Hot Books (October 08, 2019)

The riveting, exclusive true story of an Iraq whistleblower who continues to be betrayed by his country, as told by an international bestselling author.

Gregory Ford, an intelligence agent and medic, was in...


The Right Kind of Crazy

by Clint Emerson Atria Books (November 12, 2019)

Clint Emerson, retired Navy SEAL and author of the bestselling 100 Deadly Skills, presents an explosive, darkly funny, and often twisted account of being part of an elite team of operatives whose mission was...


Ashley's War

by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon & Kathe Mazur HarperAudio (April 21, 2015)

In 2010, the Army created Cultural Support Teams, a secret pilot program to insert women alongside Special Operations soldiers battling in Afghanistan. The Army reasoned that women could play a unique role on...


The Lion of Sabray

by Patrick Robinson & Pete Simonelli Simon & Schuster Audio (November 03, 2015)

Patrick Robinson, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Lone Survivor and "preeminent writer of modern naval fiction" (The Florida Times Union) shares the gripping untold story of Mohammed Gulab, the...


The Operator

by Robert O'Neill Simon & Schuster Audio (April 25, 2017)

This instant New York Times bestseller--“a jaw-dropping, fast-paced account” (New York Post) recounts SEAL Team Operator Robert O’Neill’s incredible four-hundred-mission career, including the attempts...


The Fighters

by C. J. Chivers & Scott Brick Simon & Schuster Audio (August 14, 2018)

The harrowing account of US soldiers caught in America’s forever wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that The New York Times calls “relentless...a classic of war reporting,” by Pulitzer Prize winner and former...


The Right Kind of Crazy

by Clint Emerson Simon & Schuster Audio (November 12, 2019)

Clint Emerson, retired Navy SEAL and author of the bestselling 100 Deadly Skills, presents an explosive, darkly funny, and often twisted account of being part of an elite team of operatives whose mission was...


No Easy Day

by Mark Owen, Holter Graham & Kevin Maurer Blackstone Publishing (September 04, 2012)

For the first time anywhere, the first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy Seal who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments

From the streets...


When Janey Comes Marching Home

by Laura Browder, a full cast & Sascha Pflaeging Blackstone Publishing (October 19, 2010)

Women are officially barred from combat in the American armed services, yet in today's wars, where there are no front lines, the ban on combat is virtually meaningless. More than in any previous conflict in...


No Buddy Left Behind

by Terri Crisp, Nicole Vilencia & Cynthia Hurn Blackstone Publishing (October 04, 2011)

Includes bonus photographs!

The love of a dog or cat helps heal soldiers’ emotional trauma. One very special woman and program reunites them after the war.

“I have sacrificed a lot to serve my country. All...


Not a Good Day to Die

by Sean Naylor & John Henry Cox Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

At dawn on March 2, 2002, America'sfirst major battle of the twenty-first century began. Over two hundred soldiers of the101st Airborne and Tenth Mountain Division flew into Afghanistan's Shah-i-Kotvalley--and...


In the Graveyard of Empires

by Seth G. Jones & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (August 16, 2010)

This definitive account of the American experience in Afghanistan is a political history of Afghanistan in the “Age of Terror” from 2001 to 2009, exploring the fundamental tragedy of America’s longest...


Undaunted

by Tanya Biank & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (February 10, 2013)

As she did soprovocatively with military spouses in Army Wives, Tanya Biankgives us the inside story of women in today's military--their professional andpersonal challenges from the combat zone to the home front....


Lone Survivor

by Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson & Kevin T. Collins Little, Brown & Company (May 01, 2012)

Follow along a Navy SEAL's firsthand account of American heroism during a secret military operation in Afghanistan in this true story of survival and difficult choices.

On a clear night in late June 2005, four...


Zero Footprint

by Simon Chase, Ralph Pezzullo & Gildart Jackson Mulholland Books (January 12, 2016)

This national bestseller is a dramatic insider account of the world of private military contracting.

Armored cars, burner phones, top-notch weaponry and top-secret missions -- this is the life of today's private...


The Outpost

by Jake Tapper & Rob Shapiro Little, Brown & Company (November 13, 2012)

The basis of the film starring Orlando Bloom and Scott Eastwood, The Outpost is the heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics...


Beyond the Call

by Eileen Rivers & Elisabeth Rodgers Da Capo Press (November 06, 2018)

A riveting account of three women who fought shoulder-to-shoulder with men and worked with local women to restore their lives and push back the Taliban

They marched under the heat with 40-pound rucksacks on their...


Dog Company

by Lynn Vincent, Roger Hill & Christopher Ryan Grant Center Street (April 11, 2017)

Now with a forward by Sean Hannity, this powerful story of brotherhood, bravery, and patriotism exposes the true stories behind some of the Army's darkest secrets.

The Army does not want you to read this book....


The Snow Leopard Project

by alex Dehgan & Dan Woren PublicAffairs (January 22, 2019)

The remarkable story of the heroic effort to save and preserve Afghanistan's wildlife-and a culture that derives immense pride and a sense of national identity from its natural landscape.

Postwar Afghanistan...


The Chosen Few

by Gregg Zoroya & William H. Mcraven Da Capo Press (May 01, 2018)

The story of one of the Afghanistan war's most decorated units and their fifteen-month ordeal, culminating in the Battle of Wanat, the deadliest battle of the war

A single company of US paratroopers--calling...


Capture or Kill

by Nick Fielding & Yosri Fouda Arcade (January 12, 2012)

Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and Ramzi Binalshibh, two of bin Laden's key lieutenants: the masterminds behind the attacks of September 11. Based on the only interview these masterminds of terror ever gave to the media...


Getting Away With Murder

by Richard D. Mahoney Arcade (September 01, 2011)

Getting Away With Murder is an explosive investigation into the death of an American hero, the strange case of the American Taliban," and why we never got the truth about eitheruntil now. When John Walker Lindh...


Bin Laden

by Adam Robinson Arcade (September 01, 2011)

On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, Osama bin Laden is still a vivid symbol of outrage and tragedy in the American imagination. One of the most-recognized faces...