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Judy: The Unforgettable Story of the Dog Who Went to War and Became a True Hero

by Damien Lewis Quercus (December 02, 2014)

British bestselling author Damien Lewis is an award-winning journalist who has spent twenty years reporting from war, disaster, and conflict zones. Now Lewis brings his first-rate narrative skills to bear on...


Vera Brittain and the First World War

by Mark Bostridge Bloomsbury Publishing (December 04, 2014)

Vera Brittain and the First World War tells the remarkable story of the author behind Testament of Youth whilst charting the book's ascent to become one of the most loved memoirs of the First World War period....


Alanbrooke

by David Fraser Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

First published in 1982, this is the story of 'Alanbrooke,' of whom General MacArthur wrote, 'is undoubtedly the greatest soldier that England has produced since Wellington.' He fought with the artillery in...


Baldwin

by Roy Jenkins Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

First published in 1984, this is the first biography of Stanley Baldwin for more than ten years, although there had been four in the preceding decade. This is strange, for Baldwin has recently begun to swim...


The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten

by John Terraine Bloomsbury Publishing (May 09, 2013)

Relive the 20th century through the eyes and words of Lord Mountbatten Â? a member of the Royal family and one of Britain's most highly decorated naval officers. This extraordinary volume spans 70 years of...


Hitler

by Norman Stone Bloomsbury Publishing (April 16, 2013)

This biography looks beneath the usual assessment of Adolf Hitler the monster, digging deeper into his life and examining his successes alongside his many failings. Through his meticulous research and illuminating...


His Second War

by Alec Waugh Bloomsbury Publishing (December 17, 2012)

Alec Waugh, who served in the last war as a regular army officer, was recalled to his regiment in September 1939. After a few months of regimental duties he has filled a succession of Junior Staff appointment,...


Operation Autonomous

by Ivor Porter Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2012)

Ivor Porter first came to Romania in 1939 as a teacher of English - to the exotic, semi-oriental Bucharest described by Olivia Manning. After the war had broken out, and Romania had been absorbed into the Axis...


Bismarck

by Edward Crankshaw Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

The awesome figure of Otto von Bismarck, the 'Iron Chancellor', dominated Europe in the late 19th century. His legendary political genius and ruthless will engineered Prussia's stunning defeat of the Austrian...


Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine

by Tyler E. Boudreau Feral House (September 01, 2008)

A Marine officer's inner struggle with truth after coming home from Iraq.


War Dogs

by Rebecca Frankel & Thomas E. Ricks St. Martin's Press (October 14, 2014)

*A New York Times Best Seller*

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up,...


Rebel Yell

by S. C. Gwynne Scribner (September 30, 2014)

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson became a great and tragic national hero.

Stonewall Jackson...


Killing Patton

by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard Henry Holt and Co. (September 23, 2014)

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly,...


Level Zero Heroes

by Michael Golembesky & John R. Bruning St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2014)

A New York Times Best seller!

In Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as...


Foreign Correspondent

by H.D.S. Greenway Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2014)

David Greenway, a journalist’s journalist in the tradition of Michael Herr, David Halberstam, and Dexter Filkins. In this vivid memoir, he tells us what it’s like to report a war up close.

Reporter David...


Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

by Helen Thorpe Scribner (August 05, 2014)

“A raw, intimate look at the impact of combat and the healing power of friendship” (People): the lives of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and the effect of their military service on their personal...


Field Exercises: How Veterans Are Healing Themselves through Farming and Outdoor Activities

by Stephanie Westlund New Society Publishers (June 23, 2014)

How connecting with nature is helping veterans reintegrate into civilian life and recover from PTSD.


Those Who Remain: Remembrance and Reunion After War

by Ruth W Crocker Elm Grove Press (May 13, 2014)

A secret is revealed long after the battlefield death of a beloved and courageous army officer. His young widow, in an act of love, is inspired to climb to the treacherous north face of the Eiger in the Swiss...


No Man's War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife

by Angela Ricketts Counterpoint (June 16, 2014)

Raised as an Army brat, Angie Ricketts thought she knew what she was in for when she eloped with Darrin—then an infantry lieutenant—on the eve of his deployment to Somalia. Since that time, Darrin, now a colonel,...


Behind the Lines

by Russell Miller St. Martin's Press (July 08, 2014)

This is the story of special operations in the second world war as it has never been told before--directly by those who took part.

Compiled by Russell Miller from interviews, diaries, letters and contemporaneous...


Trauma Red

by Peter Rhee & Gordon L. Dillow Scribner (June 03, 2014)

The incredible life story of the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords­—from his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius....


Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President

by Dan Emmett St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

A rare inside look at the Secret Service from an agent who provided protection worldwide for President George H. W. Bush, President William Clinton, and President George W. Bush

Dan Emmett was just eight years...


I Heard My Country Calling

by James Webb Simon & Schuster (May 20, 2014)

In this brilliantly received memoir, former senator James Webb has outdone himself. It is rare in America that one individual is recognized for the highest levels of combat valor, as a respected member of the...


Hitler and Abductive Logic: The Strategy of a Tyrant

by Ben Novak Lexington Books (May 01, 2014)

Was Hitler rational? This question has spawned vociferous debates among historians, and has fascinated every layman who has ever dipped into a biography of Hitler. In Hitler and Abductive Logic, Ben Novak argues...


Friendly Fire

by Mike Friscolanti HarperCollins Publishers (May 27, 2014)

The text below is an excerpt from Friendly Fire.

It is the early morning of April 18, 2002, following the mayhem of a bomb attack on a section of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, outside Kandahar,...


Inside Marine One

by Col. Ray L'Heureux & Lee Kelley St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

Col. Ray "Frenchy" L'Heureux always dreamed of bring a pilot. Growing up, he built airplane models and dreamed about soaring over the earth. When he was twelve, his mom treated him to a flying lesson at the...


Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed

by John F. Ross St. Martin's Press (May 13, 2014)

The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying ace

At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nation's imagination by storm as they...


Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs

by Scott McEwen & Richard Miniter Center Street (February 25, 2014)

Told through the eyes of current and former Navy SEALs, EYES ON TARGET is an inside account of some of the most harrowing missions in American history-including the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and the mission...


Piano Man

by Charles Beauclerk Simon & Schuster UK (March 27, 2014)

The first full biography of John Ogdon; a tortured genius and arguably the greatest British pianist of all time.

From the beginning of his professional career as a soloist John Ogdon was hailed as a musician...


I'm Still Standing

by Shoshana Johnson & M. L. Doyle Touchstone (February 02, 2010)

SHOSHANA HOLDS NOTHING BACK in this harrowing account of an ordinary woman caught in extraordinary circumstances. She reveals decisions made by chain of command that may have led to her twenty-two-day imprisonment,...


Alexander the Great

by Philip Freeman Simon & Schuster (January 04, 2011)

In the first authoritative biography of Alexander the Great written for a general audience in a generation, classicist and historian Philip Freeman tells the remarkable life of the great conqueror.

The celebrated...


Montcalm And Wolfe

by Roch Carrier HarperCollins Publishers (October 28, 2014)

The national bestseller that tells the story of Wolfe and Montcalm and the Plains of Abraham

In September 1759, a small band of British troops led by James Wolfe scaled the tall cliff overlooking a farmer’s...


In the Shadow of Freedom

by Tchicaya Missamou & Travis Sentell Atria Books (August 03, 2010)

FROM POVERTY TO WEALTH, FROM AFRICA TO AMERICA, AND FROM CHILD SOLDIER TO U.S. MARINE

Born into the Congolese wilderness, Tchicaya Missamou became a child soldier at age 11. As a horrific civil war loomed across...


Dancing with the Devil

by Rodney Barker Simon & Schuster (January 21, 2014)

In this riveting account of one of the most notorious spy cases in Cold War history, Rodney Barker, the author of The Broken Circle and The Hiroshima Maidens, uncovers startling new facts about the head-line-making...


Swimming with Warlords

by Kevin Sites Harper Perennial (October 14, 2014)

The veteran journalist and author of In the Hot Zone and The Things They Cannot Say explores the impact of more than a decade of war on Afghanistan, from the American invasion after 9/11 to today, and offers...


The Seventh Sense

by Lyn Buchanan Pocket Books (November 24, 2009)

For the past thirty years, the United States government has secretly trained a select corps of military personnel in the art of "remote viewing" -- the psychic ability to perceive the thoughts and experiences...


Raider

by Charles W. Sasser St. Martin's Press (December 03, 2013)

The true story of the legendary soldier who performed more POW raids than any other American in history.

He went into battle as a boy. And on one of the most daring missions of World War II, he became a man--...


Beyond Hell and Back

by Dwight Jon Zimmerman & John D. Gresham St. Martin's Press (December 03, 2013)

An inside look at seven of the most harrowing and significant Special Operations missions ever.

Courage beyond reason. Loyalty beyond faith. Perseverance in the face of overwhelming adversity. These are just...


A Life of Privilege, Mostly

by Gardner Botsford St. Martin's Press (November 26, 2013)

Gardner Botsford tells the fascinating and humorous story of his W.W. II experiences, from his assignment to the infantry due to a paperwork error to a fearful trans-Atlantic crossing on the Queen Mary, to landing...


Dundurn Vietnam War Library Bundle: Guerrilla Nation / Indochina Now and Then / Cross-Border Warriors

by Michael Maclear, George Fetherling & Fred Gaffen Dundurn (October 21, 2013)

The Vietnam War was a regional conflict that turned into an epic confrontation between democracy and collectivism, traumatizing the people of the nations that fought and leaving long-lasting physical damage...


Giap

by James A. Warren St. Martin's Press (September 24, 2013)

General Vo Nguyen Giap was the commander in chief of the communist armed forces during two of his country's most difficult conflicts—the first against Vietnam's colonial masters, the French, and the second...


Hostile Seas: A Mission in Pirate Waters

by JL Savidge Dundurn (September 23, 2013)

Set in 2008, Hostile Seas is a personal account of life on board Canadian naval ship HMCS Ville de Québec as the crew attempts to escort pirate-menaced cargo ships carrying World Food Programme aid to Mogadishu....


My Special Force: The Warrior Who Taught Me The Meaning of Life and Love

by Heather Means February Books (September 23, 2013)

The heartbreaking but inspiring memoir of a young widow and the green beret soldier whose love for her defied geography.


Gray Work

by Jamie Smith William Morrow (April 07, 2015)

The first ever, first-person story of America's private, paramilitary contractors at work around the world-from a man who performed these missions himself and has decades of stories to tell. This is a fascinating...


A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea

by Richard Phillips & Stephan Talty Hachette Books (April 06, 2010)

"I share the country's admiration for the bravery of Captain Phillips and his selfless concern for his crew. His courage is a model for all Americans."

--President Barack Obama It was just another day on the...


Dinner with the Smileys: One Military Family, One Year of Heroes, and Lessons for a Lifetime

by Sarah Smiley Hachette Books (May 07, 2013)

They say you are what you eat--but apparently, with whom you eat is pretty important too. Current medical research bears this out. But wellness was not what motivated mil-blogger/Navy wife and mom Sarah Smiley...


Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior

by Rorke Denver Hachette Books (February 12, 2013)

From leadership expert, former Navy SEAL, "American Grit" feature player, and author of Worth Dying For: A Navy SEAL's Call to a Nation, Rorke Denver, the bestselling account of how he helped create the U.S....


Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him

by Luis Carlos Montalvan Hachette Books (May 03, 2011)

A heartwarming dog story like no other: Tuesday, a lovable golden retriever, changes a former soldier's life forever.

A highly decorated captain in the U.S. Army, Luis Montalván never backed down from a challenge...


Fighter Pilot's Daughter: Growing Up in the Sixties and the Cold War

by Mary Lawlor Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 22, 2013)

Fighter Pilot's Daughter: Growing Up in the Sixties and the Cold War details author and Professor Mary Lawlor’s unconventional upbringing in Cold War America. Memories of her early life—as the daughter of...


Hanns and Rudolf

by Thomas Harding Simon & Schuster (September 03, 2013)

WINNER OF THE WINGATE PRIZE

The “compelling,” untold story of the man who brought one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious war criminals to justice—“fascinates and shocks” (The Washington Post).

May 1945....