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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...


The Invisible Soldiers

by Ann Hagedorn Simon & Schuster (August 19, 2014)

The urgent truth about the privatization of America’s national security that exposes where this industry came from, how it operates, where it's heading—and why we should be concerned.

Thirty years ago there...


Whirlwind

by Barrett Tillman Simon & Schuster (March 02, 2010)

WHIRLWIND is the first book to tell the complete, awe-inspiring story of the Allied air war against Japan—the most important strategic bombing campaign inhistory. From the audacious Doolittle raid in 1942...


All Brave Sailors

by J. Revell Carr Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

In the darkness before moonrise on the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast on August 21, 1940, the night erupted in a fusillade of bullets and shells. The victim was a stalwart English tramp steamer, Anglo-Saxon,...


The Heart of Everything That Is

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin Simon & Schuster (November 05, 2013)

An acclaimed New York Times bestseller, selected by Salon as a best book of the year, the astonishing untold story of the life and times of Sioux warrior Red Cloud: “a page-turner with remarkable immediacy…and...


The Tender Soldier: A True Story of War and Sacrifice

by Vanessa M. Gezari Simon & Schuster (August 13, 2013)

A “sharp-eyed look at the complexities of war” (Parade), that explores the inner workings of the Human Terrain System, a Pentagon program that sends civilian social scientists into war zones to help soldiers...


Stephen E. Ambrose Opening of the West E-Book Boxed Set

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (June 25, 2013)

This ebook box set includes the following books by Stephen E. Ambrose, focusing on the ingenuity and the hardships that shaped the American West:

Undaunted Courage: This #1 New York Times bestseller gives a sweeping...


The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan

by James Scott Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2013)

“Beautifully researched and masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from the Deep), this is the riveting story of the heroic and tragic US submarine force that helped...


A Man and His Ship

by Steven Ujifusa Simon & Schuster (July 10, 2012)

THE STORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN BUILDER

At the peak of his power, in the 1940s and 1950s, William Francis Gibbs was considered America’s best naval architect.

His quest to build the finest, fastest, most beautiful...


Masters of Command: Alexander, Hannibal, Caesar, and the Genius of Leadership

by Barry Strauss Simon & Schuster (May 01, 2012)

In Masters of Command, Barry Strauss compares the way the three greatest generals of the ancient world—Alexander, Hannibal, and Caesar—waged war and draws lessons from their experiences that apply on and...


Enterprise: America's Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II

by Barrett Tillman Simon & Schuster (February 14, 2012)

This is the epic and heroic story of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise and of the courageous men who fought and died on her from Pearl Harbor to the end of the conflict.

Acclaimed military historian Barrett...


The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

by Scott J. Shapiro & Oona A. Hathaway Simon & Schuster (September 12, 2017)

“An original book…about individuals who used ideas to change the world” (The New Yorker)—the fascinating exploration into the creation and history of the Paris Peace Pact, an often overlooked but transformative...


They Marched Into Sunlight

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (September 23, 2003)

Here is the epic story of Vietnam and the sixties told through the events of a few gripping, passionate days of war and peace in October 1967. They Marched Into Sunlight brings that tumultuous time back to life...


The Trojan War

by Barry Strauss Simon & Schuster (September 12, 2006)

The Trojan War is the most famous conflict in history, the subject of Homer's Iliad, one of the cornerstones of Western literature. Although many readers know that this literary masterwork is based on actual...


The Battle of Salamis

by Barry Strauss Simon & Schuster (June 29, 2004)

On a late September day in 480 B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world. Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy,...


The Spartacus War

by Barry Strauss Simon & Schuster (March 17, 2009)

The Spartacus War is the extraordinary story of the most famous slave rebellion in the ancient world, the fascinating true story behind a legend that has been the inspiration for novelists, filmmakers, and revolutionaries...


Bitter Ocean

by David Fairbank White Simon & Schuster (May 02, 2006)

Bitter Ocean is a masterful, authoritative account of perhaps the least-known major battle of World War II, the Battle of the Atlantic. British, Canadian, and American air and sea forces fought the German U-boats...


A Glorious Army

by Jeffry D. Wert Simon & Schuster (April 05, 2011)

From the time Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia on June 1, 1862, until the Battle of Gettysburg thirteen months later, the Confederate army compiled a record of military achievement...


A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey

by Michael D'Antonio Simon & Schuster (September 18, 2007)

A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey tells the remarkable story of America's first efforts to succeed in space, a time of exploding rockets, national space mania, Florida boomtowns, and interservice rivalries so fierce...


All Hands Down

by Kenneth Sewell & Jerome Preisler Simon & Schuster (April 15, 2008)

A Cold War disaster that took ninety-nine lives, and was denied for forty years. What really happened to the USS Scorpion?

May 1968: An American submarine is sent to investigate suspicious Soviet ships gathered...


George Washington's First War

by David A. Clary Simon & Schuster (January 11, 2011)

Renowned historian David A. Clary studies George Washington’s early military career as a young colonel during the French and Indian War, and how those campaigns influenced his leadership and strategy as a...


The Darkest Summer

by Bill Sloan Simon & Schuster (November 10, 2009)

The Darkest Summer is the dramatic story of the first three months of the Korean War as it has never been told before. A narrative studded with gripping eyewitness accounts, it focuses on the fateful days when...


The Silent War

by John Pina Craven Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2002)

The Cold War was the first major conflict between superpowers in which victory and defeat were unambiguously determined without the firing of a shot. Without the shield of a strong, silent deterrent or the intellectual...


Daring Young Men

by Richard Reeves Simon & Schuster (April 01, 2010)

In the early hours of June 26, 1948, phones began ringing across America, waking up the airmen of World War II—pilots, navigators, and mechanics—who were finally beginning normal lives with new houses, new...


The Commanders

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (April 22, 2007)

It is impossible to examine any part of the war on terrorism in the twenty-first century without seeing the hand of Dick Cheney, Colin Powell or one of their loyalists. The Commanders, an account of the use...


Band of Brothers

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (October 26, 2001)

Stephen E. Ambrose’s iconic New York Times bestseller about the ordinary men who became the World War II’s most extraordinary soldiers: Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division,...


The Attack on the Liberty

by James Scott Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2009)

The definitive account of the infamous 1967 attack on the USS Liberty by Israeli forces and the continuing controversy over what really happened.

• Notorious incident: In 1967, Israeli fighter jets and torpedo...


The Dream Machine

by Richard Whittle Simon & Schuster (April 27, 2010)

WHEN THE MARINES decided to buy a helicopter-airplane hybrid “tiltrotor” called the V-22 Osprey, they saw it as their dream machine. The tiltrotor was the aviation equivalent of finding the Northwest Passage:...


Paradise General

by Dave Hnida Simon & Schuster (April 27, 2010)

IN 2004, AT THE AGE OF FORTY-EIGHT, DR. DAVE HNIDA, a family physician from Littleton, Colorado, volunteered to be deployed to Iraq and spent a tour of duty as a battalion surgeon with a combat unit. In 2007,...


John Paul Jones

by Evan Thomas Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

The New York Times bestseller from master biographer Evan Thomas brings to life the tumultuous story of the father of the American Navy.

John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of the battle, was the great American...


Lucky 666

by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin Simon & Schuster (October 25, 2016)

“A fast-paced, well-researched…irresistible” (USA TODAY) World War II aviation account of friendship, heroism, and sacrifice that reads like Unbroken meets The Dirty Dozen from the authors of the #1 New...


Countdown to Pearl Harbor

by Steve Twomey Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2016)

This “riveting” (Los Angeles Times), “crackerjack read” (Smithsonian) turns the lead-up to the most infamous day in American history into a ticking time-bomb thriller. Never before has a story you thought...


Clash of Wings

by Walter J. Boyne Simon & Schuster (March 13, 2012)

Boyne resurrects the war of the skies in all its heroic and tragic drama, while supplying insightful, expert conclusions about previously overlooked aspects of the war, including the essential role of American...


Clash of Titans

by Walter J. Boyne Simon & Schuster (February 28, 2012)

In an overview of naval campaigns from 1939 to 1945, a military historian and author of Clash of Wings explains how sea power changed the course of World War II.

From the Atlantic to the Pacific to the North...


Sealab

by Ben Hellwarth Simon & Schuster (January 10, 2012)

Sealab is the underwater Right Stuff: the compelling story of how a US Navy program sought to develop the marine equivalent of the space station—and forever changed man’s relationship to the sea.

While NASA...


The Assassination Complex

by Jeremy Scahill & The Staff of The Intercept Simon & Schuster (May 03, 2016)

“A searing, facts-driven indictment of America’s drone wars and their implications for US democracy and foreign policy. A must-read for concerned citizens” (Library Journal, starred review) from bestselling...


Dark Territory

by Fred Kaplan Simon & Schuster (March 01, 2016)

“An important, disturbing, and gripping history” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), the never-before-told story of the computer scientists and the NSA, Pentagon, and White House policymakers who invent and...


A Brotherhood Of Valor

by Jeffry D. Wert Simon & Schuster (May 26, 2015)

This unusual and moving chronicle covers some of the most important battles of the Civil War—Sharpsburg (Antietam), Gettysburg, and Chancellorsville—through the stories of the two brigades who confronted...


88 Days to Kandahar

by Robert L. Grenier Simon & Schuster (January 27, 2015)

The “first” Afghan War, a CIA war in response to 9/11, was directed by the CIA Station Chief in Islamabad. It put Hamid Karzai in power in 88 days. “If you want an insider’s account of the first American-Afghan...