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A Game of Birds and Wolves

by Simon Parkin Little, Brown and Company (January 27, 2020)

As Heard on the New Yorker Radio Hour

The triumphant and "engaging history" (The New Yorker) of the young women who devised a winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the...


It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country

by David Shulkin PublicAffairs (October 21, 2019)

The former VA secretary describes his fight to save veteran health care from partisan politics and how his efforts were ultimately derailed by a small group of unelected officials appointed by the Trump White...


Night Fighter

by Charles W. Sasser, William H. Hamilton, Bill Thatcher & Craig Roberts Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

For readers of American Sniper, the stirring account of a life of service by the "father of the US Navy SEALs"

One month after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, when President John F. Kennedy pressed Congress about America's...


Above and Beyond

by Casey Sherman, Michael J. Tougias & Maxwell Hamilton Hachette Book Group (April 17, 2018)

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours, the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America...


Miracles on the Water

by Tom Nagorski & Graeme Malcolm Hachette Books (August 25, 2015)

An unforgettable story of children in wartime, of heroism at sea, and--above all--of courage and the power of the human spirit.

On September 17, 1940, at a little after ten at night, a German submarine torpedoed...


The Imperial Cruise

by James Bradley & Richard Poe Hachette Book Group (November 01, 2009)

In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun toting daughter Alice, and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. There, they would...


Dragon's Jaw

by Stephen Coonts & Barrett Tillman Da Capo Press (May 13, 2019)

A riveting Vietnam War story--and one of the most dramatic in aviation history--told by a New York Times bestselling author and a prominent aviation historian

Every war has its "bridge"--Old North Bridge at Concord,...


Dogfight over Tokyo

by John Wukovits Da Capo Press (August 26, 2019)

From an expert in the Pacific theater of World War II comes the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace

When Billy Hobbs and his fellow Hellcat aviators...


The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 08, 2019)

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb....


Dawn of the Code War

by John P. Carlin & Garrett M. Graff PublicAffairs (October 15, 2018)

The inside story of how America's enemies launched a cyber war against us-and how we've learned to fight back

With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both frequency...


Above and Beyond

by Casey Sherman PublicAffairs (April 16, 2018)

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America...


Thunder at the Gates

by Douglas R Egerton Basic Books (October 31, 2016)

An intimate, authoritative history of the first black soldiers to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War

Soon after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, abolitionists...


The Second World Wars

by Victor Davis Hanson Basic Books (October 16, 2017)

A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian.

World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and...


Manhattan Project

by Cynthia C. Kelly & Richard Rhodes Black Dog & Leventhal (February 09, 2009)

The definitive collection of writings on the Manhattan Project by the pre-eminent scientists, historians, and the everyday observers who bore witness to the birth of the modern nuclear age.

Begun in 1939, the...


MacArthur at War

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 09, 2016)

The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.

World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course...


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 Future of War

by Lawrence Freedman PublicAffairs (October 09, 2017)

An award-winning military historian, professor, and political adviser delivers the definitive story of warfare in all its guises and applications, showing what has driven and continues to drive this uniquely...


The Grand Chessboard

by Zbigniew Brzezinski Basic Books (December 05, 2016)

Bestselling author and eminent foreign policy scholar Zbigniew Brzezinski's classic book on American's strategic mission in the modern world

In The Grand Chessboard, renowned geostrategist Zbigniew Brzezinski...


Oppose Any Foe

by Mark Moyar Basic Books (April 24, 2017)

The epic story of America's most elite warriors: the Special Operations Forces.

Born as small appendages to the conventional armies of World War II, the Special Operations Forces have grown into a behemoth of...


Tin Can Titans

by John Wukovits Da Capo Press (March 13, 2017)

An epic narrative of World War II naval action that brings to life the sailors and exploits of the war's most decorated destroyer squadron.

When Admiral William Halsey selected Destroyer Squadron 21 (Desron 21)...


Dawn of Infamy

by Stephen Harding Da Capo Press (November 21, 2016)

As the Pearl Harbor attack began, a U.S. cargo ship a thousand miles away in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean mysteriously vanished along with her crew. What happened, and why?

On December 7, 1941, even...


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 Art of War

by Sun Tzu, Gabra Zackman & Michael Nylan Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War.

Sun Tzu's ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written...


Under Pressure

by Richard Humphreys Harlequin Audio (June 02, 2020)

This is the world of the submariner. This is life under pressure.

What's it like to spend three months without sunlight, sharing what little space you have with over a hundred fellow crewmen and more firepower...


Dead Reckoning

by Dick Lehr & Will Damron HarperAudio (June 09, 2020)

The definitive and dramatic account of what became known as "Operation Vengeance" -- the targeted kill by U.S. fighter pilots of Japan's larger-than-life military icon, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the naval genius...


The Trident

by Jason Redman, John Bruning & Erik Bergmann HarperAudio (November 05, 2013)

Decorated Navy SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman served his country courageously and with distinction in Columbia, Peru, Afghanistan and Iraq, where he commanded mobility and assault forces. But his journey was not...


Viper Pilot

by Dan Hampton & John Pruden HarperAudio (October 02, 2012)

"Viper Pilot is fantastic....A great read!"

--Dale Brown, former USAF Captain and New York Times bestselling author of A Time for Patriots

Action-packed and breathtakingly authentic, Viper Pilot is the electrifying...


Outlaw Platoon

by Sean Parnell, John Bruning & Ray Porter HarperAudio (February 28, 2012)

A riveting story of American fighting men, Outlaw Platoon is Lieutenant Sean Parnell's stunning personal account of the legendary U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division's heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan....


Hubris

by Alistair Horne & James Adams HarperAudio (November 17, 2015)

"EMINENTLY PROVOCATIVE AND READABLE."--THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years and in this wise and masterly work, he revisits six battles...


Waterloo

by Bernard Cornwell & Dugald Bruce Lockhart HarperAudio (May 05, 2015)

From the New York Times bestselling author comes the definitive, illustrated history of one of the greatest battles ever fought--a riveting nonfiction chronicle published to commemorate the two-hundreth anniversary...


The Hunter Killers

by Dan Hampton & John Pruden HarperAudio (June 02, 2015)

"A GRIPPING CLASSIC. Exhaustively researched, The Hunter Killers puts you directly into a Wild Weasel fighter cockpit during the Vietnam War. Dan Hampton lets you feel it for yourself as no one else could."--Colonel...


Bloody Okinawa

by Joseph Wheelan & George Newbern Da Capo Press (March 03, 2020)

A stirring narrative of World War II's final major battle--the Pacific war's largest, bloodiest, most savagely fought campaign--the last of its kind. On Easter Sunday, April 1, 1945, more than 184,000 US troops...


The American Trajectory

Compassionate Soldier

by Jerry Borrowman & Traber Burns Shadow Mountain (May 02, 2017)

Compassionate Soldier illuminates some of the most fascinating and yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage...


Sparta’s First Attic War

Churchill's Bomb

by Graham Farmelo & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the courseof modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet thetwentieth century might have turned out differently had greater influence overthis...


Over the Top

by Arthur Guy Empey & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (May 21, 2013)

In 1915, the British ocean liner Lusitania was making its way from NewYork to Liverpool when it was sunk by a German U-boat, shocking the world withthe massive death toll. Infuriated by the tragedy, Arthur Guy...


The Mission, the Men, and Me

by Pete Blaber & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (December 15, 2013)

As a commander of Delta Force--the most elite counterterroristorganization in the world--Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous,controversial, and significant military and political events of our...


The Aviators

by Winston Groom & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

Gifted storyteller Winston Groom, the bestselling author of ForrestGump, has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes whodefined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh,...


Hanoi's War

by Lien-Hang T. Nguyen & Hillary Huber Blackstone Publishing (October 23, 2012)

While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of US involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders...


For Crew and Country

by John Wukovits, Robertson Dean & Paul X. Rinn Blackstone Publishing (January 29, 2013)

John Wukovits tells of the most dramatic naval battle of the Pacific War and the incredible sacrifice of the USS Samuel B. Roberts.

On October 25, 1944, the Samuel B. Roberts, along with the other twelve vessels...


The Spanish-American War

by Joseph Stromberg, George C. Scott, Wendy McElroy & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (September 14, 2012)

In 1895 Cuba began its struggle for independence from Spain--a struggle that resulted in a demand for US involvement. This demand gained intensity when the USS Maine inexplicably sank in a Havana harbor in...


Hannibal

by Theodore Ayrault Dodge & Bill Wallace Blackstone Publishing (June 20, 2011)

Hannibal is often considered the finest general the world has ever known. Setting out from Carthaginian-dominated Spain with a small army of select troops, he fought his way over the Pyrenees and crossed the...


The Boys of '67

by Andrew Wiest & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2013)

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47thInfantry Regiment/9th Infantry Division) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of thewave of conscription that would swell the American...


Five Lieutenants

by James Carl Nelson & Geoffrey Blaisdell Blackstone Publishing (November 13, 2012)

The dramatic true story of five brilliant young soldiers from Harvard, this is a thrilling tale of combat and heroism.

Five Lieutenants tells the story of five young Harvard men who took up the call to arms...


What It Is Like to Go to War

by Karl Marlantes & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (August 30, 2011)

From the author of the bestselling and award-winning Matterhorn comes a brilliant nonfiction book about war and the psychological and spiritual toll it takes on those who fight.

“I wrote this book primarily...


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...


A Higher Call

by Adam Makos, Robertson Dean & Larry Alexander Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2013)

Four days before Christmas in 1943, a badly damaged Americanbomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-oldpilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first...


Siege at Jadotville

The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta

by Paul A. Rahe & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (November 24, 2015)

More than 2,500 years ago, a confederation of small Greek city-states defeated the invading armies of Persia, the most powerful empire in the world. In this meticulously researched study, historian Paul Rahe...