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Greatest U.S. Marine Corps Stories Ever Told

by Iain Martin Lyons Press (August 01, 2007)

On Friday, November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress approved a resolution for the organization of the Corps, creating what would become the hallowed few, the proud--the Marines. Since then, the men and women...

Brothers in Valor

by Robert F. Jefferson Jr. & Col. Guion S. Bluford Jr. Lyons Press (October 26, 2018)

Since the American Civil War, scores of African Americans have served with great distinction. Through thousands of historical accounts, photographs, and documentary evidence, Robert Jefferson provides the reader...

Miracle at Belleau Wood

by Alan Axelrod & Bing West Lyons Press (May 01, 2018)

Now in paperback!

Military Book Club® Main Selection

History Book Club® Featured Alternate


The battle that transformed a group of common

soldiers into the modern-day Marine Corps

Miracle at Belleau Wood begins...

The Top 100 Military Sites in America

by L. Douglas Keeney Lyons Press (October 01, 2018)

Did you know that the Coast Guard mounted a rescue effort on 9.11 and evacuated more than 100,000 New Yorkers from Manhattan by boat? Go to the little-known Naval Air Station Wildwood Museum in Cape May, New...

Lost Voices

by Martin King & Michael Collins Lyons Press (June 01, 2018)

2017 is the 100th anniversary of America’s declaration of war against Germany. Many historians take a diminutive stance regarding America’s involvement but it cannot be underestimated by any means. It was...

Greatest U.S. Army Stories Ever Told

by Iain Martin Lyons Press (May 01, 2006)

Since the United States Army's inception by an act of Congress on June 14, 1775, its remarkable service members have engaged in almost every one of the most important turning points in our nation's history....

Sea Cobra

by Buckner Melton Jr. Lyons Press (March 01, 2007)

One of the costliest battles of World War II happens to be one of the least known. After failing to stop the attack of Admiral Takeo Kurita at Leyte Gulf, Admiral “Bull” Halsey made a desperate attempt to...

Civil War Stories

by Lamar Underwood Lyons Press (May 01, 2018)

Between the first shots fired at Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861, to Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, the nation was irrevocably changed, as were the lives of the soldiers and civilians...

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time

by Walter Boyne & Philip Handleman Lyons Press (March 01, 2018)

The 25 Most Influential Aircraft of All Time conveys the fascinating progression of flying technology from flimsy wood-and-fabric biplanes to thunderous supersonic wonders. Aviation’s most historically relevant...

War Stories

by Lamar Underwood Lyons Press (October 01, 2017)

A collection of great war stories!

Here is a jumbo book of tales of courage and valor: 37 stories in all.

* Our Classics and Greatest Stories series have a proven track record

* Readers love tales of honor, courage,...

Beneath Haunted Waters

by Peter Stekel Lyons Press (September 30, 2017)

Drama. Tragedy. Irony. Unsolved mysteries. And throw in a little greed. Beneath Haunted Waters is not a ghost story; it’s not that kind of “haunted” at all. These are waters haunted by generations of people...

The Greatest Air Combat Stories Ever Told

by Tom Mccarthy Lyons Press (October 01, 2017)

Heroism and valor in the sky!

* A new title in the relaunch of our successful Greatest Stories Ever Told franchise.

* Air combat has captured the imaginations of people since the fighter plane was first introduced...

The Greatest Coast Guard Rescue Stories Ever Told

by Tom Mccarthy Lyons Press (August 01, 2017)

The Coast Guard’s rescue personnel are second to none, and Coast Guard air and sea rescue missions have been the subjects of celebrated newspaper accounts, books, and movies, including The Perfect Storm.


The Greatest Air Aces Stories Ever Told

by Col. Robert Barr Smith & Laurence J. Yadon Lyons Press (April 03, 2017)

In thirty-five chapters, The Greatest Air Aces Stories Ever Told covers many of the leading American and British Commonwealth fighter aces of WW I and II, together with a few bomber crews whose gallantry made...

American Guerrillas

by Thomas D. Mays Lyons Press (April 03, 2017)

American Guerrillas is a compelling narrative history of how Americans have fought unconventional warfare from the French and Indian Wars and the Revolution through the anti-insurgent campaigns of the wars in...