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The Myth of the Great War

by John Mosier & Literary Group International HarperCollins e-books (March 29, 2011)

Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from 1914 to 1918 reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with...


Navy SEALs

by Dick Couch & William Doyle William Morrow (November 11, 2014)

“Captures the essence of Naval Special Warfare from our storied beginnings to the current fight.” —Admiral WILLIAM H. McRAVEN

Written with the unprecedented cooperation of the Naval Special Warfare community,...


Brave Battalion

by Mark Zuehlke HarperCollins Publishers (November 05, 2013)

Brave Battalion presents the story of four Canadian Highland regiments that were banded together as the 16th Battalion. Ninety years after the end of WWI, this work honours those soldiers and makes their stories...


U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (August 13, 2013)

This handbook is perfect for those interested in joining the army as well as for those who merely want to learn how to shoot combat pistols. The U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook (FM 3-23.35) reflects...


U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (August 01, 2010)

Military demolitions are the destruction by fire, water, explosive, and mechanical means of areas, structures, facilities, or materials to accomplish a military objective. The U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions...


Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Combat Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

by Jay McCullough Skyhorse (July 07, 2010)

Here for the first time in one place is everything you need to know about modern military combat. Drawn from dozens of the U.S. Army’s well-written field manuals on every conceivable aspect of conducting combat...


Small Wars Manual

by United States Marine Corps. Skyhorse (July 01, 2009)

Originally published in 1940 by the U.S. Marine Corps, this book examines the practical and philosophical aspects of low-intensity conflicts, which were then referred to as ‘Small Wars.’ This is one of the...


U.S. Army Survival, Evasion, and Recovery

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (September 17, 2008)

Compiled from the most relevant and important survival information offered by current U.S. Army personnel, and proved by past experience, this handy and concise guide will equip readers to survive in life-threatening...


U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2010-2011

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (April 07, 2010)

From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology...


The Blitzkrieg Myth

by John Mosier HarperCollins e-books (February 01, 2011)

A bold reinterpretation of some of the most decisive battles of World War II, showing that the outcomes had less to do with popular new technology than old–fashioned, on–the–ground warfare.

The military...


The Man Who Broke Napoleon's Codes

by Mark Urban HarperCollins (November 23, 2010)

History books report—and rightly so—that it was the strategic and intelligence-gathering brilliance of the Duke of Wellington (who began his military career as Arthur Wellesley) that culminated in Britain's...


The Mighty Fallen

by Larry Bond & f-stop Fitzgerald Collins Reference (October 05, 2010)

The Mighty Fallen is a beautiful, evocative presentation of more than 150 never-before-seen photographs of the nation's greatest monuments and war memorials, along with text that describes the memorials and...


Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War

by Bruce Henderson HarperCollins e-books (June 29, 2010)

From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of And the Sea Will Tell comes Hero Found: the incredible but true story of Dieter Dengler, the only pilot to escape captivity from a POW camp in the Laotian jungle...


In the Cockpit 2: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II

by National Air and Space Museum HarperCollins e-books (June 15, 2010)

In the Cockpit II: Inside History-Making Aircraft of World War II provides close-up access to the instrument panels, controls, and crew stations of 34 legendary World War II aircraft in the Smithsonian National...


Red November: Inside the Secret U.S.-Soviet Submarine War

by W. Craig Reed HarperCollins e-books (May 04, 2010)

Red November delivers the real life feel and fears of submariners who risked their lives to keep the peace.”

 —Steve Berry, author of The Paris Vendetta

W. Craig Reed, a former navy diver and fast-attack...


The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

by Thomas Asbridge HarperCollins e-books (March 30, 2010)

The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge—a renowned historian who writes with “maximum vividness”...


The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception

by H. Keith Melton & Robert Wallace HarperCollins e-books (November 03, 2009)

Once a top-secret training manual for CIA field agents in the early Cold War Era of the 1950s, The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception is now available to the general public. An amazing historical...


God's Battalions

by Rodney Stark HarperOne (September 29, 2009)

In God’s Battalions, distinguished scholar Rodney Stark puts forth a controversial argument that the Crusades were a justified war waged against Muslim terror and aggression. Stark, the author of The Rise...


Lords of the Sky

by Dan Hampton William Morrow (June 24, 2014)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The definitive history of combat aviation and fighter aircraft, from World War I to present

INCLUDES 32 PAGES OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND 12 MAPS

Lords of the Sky is the “dramatic, fast-paced,...


Samurai

by John Man William Morrow Paperbacks (February 19, 2014)

The definitive history of the Samurai, by acclaimed author of Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior

“One could ask for no better storyteller or analyst than John Man.” —Simon Sebag Montefiore, author...


American Spartan

by Ann Scott Tyson William Morrow (March 25, 2014)

Lawrence of Arabia meets Sebastian Junger's War in this unique, incendiary, and dramatic true story of heroism and heartbreak in Afghanistan written by a Pulitzer Prize–nominated war correspondent.

Army Special...


Reign of Iron

by James L. Nelson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

At the outbreak of the Civil War, North and South quickly saw the need to develop the latest technology in naval warfare, the ironclad ship. After a year-long scramble to finish first, in a race filled with...


Honoring Sergeant Carter

by Allene Carter & Robert L. Allen HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Allene Carter's father-in-law was a decorated veteran. Yet it was not until the Carter family received a call from the White House that she discovered he was a heroic force in the Rhineland campaign. President...


The Greatest War Stories Never Told

by Rick Beyer HarperCollins (July 30, 2013)

Search the annals of military history and you will discover no end of quirky characters and surprising true stories: The topless dancer who saved the Byzantine Empire. The World War I battle that was halted...


Sailors to the End

by Gregory A. Freeman HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The aircraft carrier USS Forrestal was preparing to launch attacks into North Vietnam when one of its jets accidentally fired a rocket into an aircraft occupied by pilot John McCain. A huge fire ensued, and...


Seize the Fire

by Adam Nicolson HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“Strikingly original. . . . Mr. Nicolson brings to life superbly the horror, devastation, and gore of Trafalgar.”—The Economist

Adam Nicolson takes the great naval battle of Trafalgar, fought between the...


Stupid Wars

by Ed Strosser & Michael Prince HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

When winners write history, they sometimes "forget" to include their own embarrassing misjudgments. Fortunately, this take-no-prisoners edition of history isn't going to let the winners (or the losers) forget...


The Master of Disguise

by Antonio J. Mendez William Morrow Paperbacks (October 13, 2009)

From the author of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes story of espionage in action. In the first ever memoir by a top-level operative to be authorized by the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez reveals the cunning...


American Gun

by Chris Kyle & William Doyle William Morrow (June 04, 2013)

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING FOLLOW-UP TO AMERICAN SNIPER

Join Chris Kyle on a journedy to discover “how 10 firearms changed United States history” (New York Times Book Review)

Drawing on his legendary...


How to Lose a War at Sea

by Bill Fawcett William Morrow Paperbacks (September 24, 2013)

An engrossing compendium of high-seas military disasters

From the days of the Spanish Armada to the modern age of aircraft carriers, battles have been bungled just as badly on water as they have been on land....


Once an Eagle

by Anton Myrer Harper Perennial (March 12, 2013)

Once an Eagle is simply the best work of fiction on leadership in print.” General Martin E. Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Required reading for West Point and Marine Corps cadets,...


Doomed to Repeat

by Bill Fawcett William Morrow Paperbacks (March 12, 2013)

“Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.” And so we have. Time and again, mankind has faced down problems, but have often failed to take the hard-earned knowledge into the next battle.

Doomed to...


Badass: Ultimate Deathmatch

by Ben Thompson William Morrow Paperbacks (March 12, 2013)

From the Ben Thompson, author of Badass: The Birth of a Legend, comes a collection of history’s most awe-inspiring duels and showdowns, brutal crusades and epic brawls, and profiles of the fascinating people...


U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2013-2014

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (January 23, 2012)

The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Ranger Handbook, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand...


We Were There

by Yvonne Latty & Ron Tarver Amistad (November 27, 2012)

The Greatest Generation meets Bloods in this revealing oral history of the unrecognized contributions of African American veterans.

Award-winning journalist Yvonne Latty never bothered to find out the extent...


Reader's Digest Soldier Stories

by Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (May 07, 2019)

Reader's Digest Soldier Stories is a chronological retrospective of the best military pieces Reader's Digest has run, from World War I through the war in Iraq. Featuring stories from the battlefield to the...


The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters

by Logan Marshall & Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (March 15, 2016)

The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters is an exciting collection of first-hand stories describing the catastrophe of Titanic’s maiden voyage as told by its survivors shortly after the ship sank....


The Burn Pits

by Joseph Hickman, David Talbot & Jesse Ventura Hot Books (July 22, 2019)

“There’s a whole chapter on my son Beau… He was co-located [twice] near these burn pits.”

-Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States of America

The Agent Orange of the 21st Century… Thousands...


The Ultimate Guide to U.S. Army Survival Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

by Department of the Army & Jay McCullough Skyhorse (August 01, 2007)

Drawing from dozens of the U.S. Army's official field manuals, editor Jay McCullough has culled a thousand pages of the most useful and curious tidbits for the would-be soldier, historian, movie-maker, writer,...


U.S. Army Ranger Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (April 17, 2007)

This handbook offers the techniques and tactics that make Army Rangers the best soldiers in the world. These highly-trained, easily-deployable, and widely-skilled infantrymen specialize in airborne assault,...


U.S. Army Guide to Map Reading and Navigation

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (July 27, 2009)

It requires no prior knowledge of these subjects. Sections include map care, comprehension of map symbols, military symbols, grid reference systems, and interpretation of aerial photographs. After the basics...


U.S. Marine Combat Conditioning

by United States Marine Corps. Skyhorse (February 23, 2011)

U.S. Marine Combat Conditioning is a complete reproduction of the combat conditioning program that was completed by all World War II-era Officer Candidates while at OCS in Quantico, Virginia. Combat Conditioning...


U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook

by United States Air Force Skyhorse (April 17, 2008)

Written for use in formal United States Air Force survival training courses, the U.S. Air Force Survival Handbook iis the bible for pilots who want to stay alive—no matter what. Assuming, as the Air Force...


The Soldier's Guide

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

This manual condenses important information from a number of U.S. Army regulations, field manuals, and other publications into one crucial volume. Written to answer the many questions asked by soldiers of all...


U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (June 17, 2008)

This handbook reveals the techniques and tactics that make the U.S. Army Special Forces some of the most elite and highly skilled soldiers in the world. Trained to succeed in specialized operations such as reconnaissance,...


U.S. Army Guerrilla Warfare Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (January 27, 2009)

They can be swift, silent, and deadly. That's why armed guerrillas are feared by even the largest, best-equipped fighting forces. No tank, rocket-propelled grenade, or infantry battalion can match the guerrilla...


U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Handbook

by Department of the Army, David H. Petraeus & James F. Amos Skyhorse (August 17, 2007)

Anyone with an interest in what our troops are doing overseas will find this government manual an excellent source of information. It gives a detailed breakdown of what an insurgency is, how one starts and builds,...


U.S. Army Intelligence and Interrogation Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

The U.S. Army Intelligence and Interrogation Handbook provides doctrinal guidance, techniques, and procedures governing the use of interrogators as human intelligence collection agents in support of a commander’s...


Ultimate Guide to U.S. Special Forces Skills, Tactics, and Techniques

by Jay McCullough Skyhorse (March 09, 2011)

Everyone knows that members of the U.S. Special Forces are the top-shelf, crème de la crème, A-Number-Ones, specially hand-picked people to train and serve as the avant garde of the largest, most well-funded...


U.S. Army Reconnaissance and Surveillance Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (November 26, 2013)

Throughout history, military leaders have recognized the importance of reconnaissance and surveillance. Gaining and maintaining contact with the enemy is essential to win the battle, and U.S. military history...