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The Illustrated History of Guns

by The Berman Museum of World History, Chuck Wills & Robert Lindley Skyhorse (November 25, 2014)

See the history of civilization through the world’s most deadly and fascinating firearms!

The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating...


The Real Hornblower

by Bryan Perrett Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began...


Warlords of Ancient Mexico

by Peter G. Tsouras Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico.

More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico....


The Book of the Sword

by Richard Francis Burton Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

“The history of the sword,” the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity.” For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage. In the Middle Ages,...


Spymaster

by Tennent H. Bagley & Edward Jay Epstein Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

“Tennent Bagley’s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.” —Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA

From the...


War Is a Racket

by Smedley Darlington Butler & Jesse Ventura Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

War Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired US Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley Darlington Butler. In these works, Butler frankly discusses...


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...


U.S. Navy Fundamentals of War Gaming

by Francis J. McHugh Skyhorse (July 01, 2013)

The classic text, U.S. Navy Fundamentals of War Gaming, provides an in-depth introduction to the basics of military gaming and offers historical insights into the development of war gaming methodologies. It...


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...


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....


War's End

by Charles W. Sweeney, James A. Antonucci & Marion K. Antonucci Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first...


The 12th Man

by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

The book that inspired the international film of the same name.

"I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again...


The Plot to Attack Iran

by Dan Kovalik Skyhorse (May 09, 2018)

* “Spectacular!” * –Oliver Stone

The world has a lot of questions about the current state of affairs between the United States and Iran…

  • How has the US undermined democracy in Iran?

  • Is Iran really trying...

  • Alexander Hamilton's Revolution

    by Phillip Thomas Tucker Skyhorse (August 22, 2017)

    Despite his less-than-promising beginnings as the only key Founding Father not born and raised on American soil, Hamilton was one of the best and brightest of his generation. His notoriety has rested almost...


    Hitler

    by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

    A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

    As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...


    Cold War Navy SEAL

    by James M. Hawes & Mary Ann Koenig Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

    For the first time, a Navy SEAL tells the story of the US's clandestine operations in North Vietnam and the Congo during the Cold War.

    Sometime in 1965, James Hawes landed in the Congo with cash stuffed in his...


    The Canaris Conspiracy

    by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

    July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...


    Prevail

    by Jeff Pearce & Richard Pankhurst Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

    It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway,...


    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,...


    Highlander

    by Tim Newark Skyhorse (April 01, 2010)

    Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world. At...


    War, Coups and Terror

    by Brian Cloughley Skyhorse (May 01, 2009)

    In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with a complex political...


    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...


    A Manual for American Servicemen in the Arab Middle East

    by William D. Wunderle Skyhorse (May 01, 2008)

    The Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) has sent U.S. diplomats and troops around the world. In the current security environment, understanding foreign cultures is crucial to defeating adversaries and working with...


    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,...


    Hitler's Rockets

    by Norman Longmate Skyhorse (July 23, 2009)

    In Hitler’s Rockets Norman Longmate tells the story of the V-2, the technically brilliant but hated weapon, the ancestor and forerunner of all subsequent ballistic missiles. He reveals the devious power-play...


    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,...


    The Modern Day Gunslinger

    by Don Mann & David Grossman Skyhorse (August 01, 2010)

    “This book will save lives.” —Dick Conger

    A result of twelve years of research, The Modern Day Gunslinger was written to meet the needs of the gun owner, the experienced shooter, those who own a weapon...


    If a Pirate I Must Be

    by Richard Sanders Skyhorse (April 17, 2007)

    In a page-turning tale brimming with adventure, author Richard Sanders tells of the remarkable exploits of Bartholomew Roberts (better known as Black Bart), the greatest of the Caribbean pirates. He drank tea...


    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...


    U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Survival Kits

    by Don Mann Skyhorse (September 05, 2012)

    It’s important to be prepared for any contingency, and you can do that by carrying a survival kit in your pack. Here, survival expert Don Mann explains the differences between survival kits for warm weather,...


    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...


    Vietnam War Almanac

    by James H. Willbanks Skyhorse (September 03, 2013)

    With more than 58,000 casualties and 300,000 wounded, at a cost of more than $130 billion, the Vietnam War became one of the most divisive conflicts in American history. The scars left by the war can still be...


    Leadership and Training for the Fight

    by Paul R. Howe Skyhorse (July 01, 2011)

    • Ideal for fans of Dave Grossman, Paul Howe, George Thompson, and other authors of police books
    • A brilliant military intelligence book that shares leadership and training for the fight
    • Includes riveting stories...


    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...


    Navy SEAL Sniper

    by Brandon Webb, Glen Doherty, Don Mann & Chris Kyle Skyhorse (March 08, 2013)

    The sniper is a battlefield threat second to none. Mastering the art of marksmanship is critical but is only part of what makes a Navy SEAL sniper. Snipers must be able to apply the craft in an urban environment...


    U.S. Army Survival Manual

    by Department of the Army & Peter T. Underwood Skyhorse (June 01, 2010)

    This comprehensive new edition of U.S. Army Survival Manual, issued by the Department of the Army and thoroughly revised by Colonel Peter T. Underwood USMC (Ret), is ideal for military personnel and all outdoors...


    U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare

    by Department of the Army Skyhorse (March 23, 2011)

    • Meant for novices and experienced soldiers
    • Describes ways to use tannerite, aluminum powder, thermite, fuse cords, fuse igniters, and more in unconventional warfare
    • Special tactics book and a US army guide

    U.S....


    The Atrocities of the Pirates

    by Aaron Smith Skyhorse (March 09, 2011)

    Originally published in 1824, this firsthand account describes how, in June 1822, young English seaman Aaron Smith was taken captive by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England....


    The Central Intelligence Agency and Overhead Reconnaissance

    by Donald Welzenbach, Gregory Pedlow & Chris Pocock Skyhorse (March 15, 2016)

    The CIA’s 2013 release of its book The Central Intelligence Agency and Overhead Reconnaissance 1954–1974 is a fascinating and important historical document. It contains a significant amount of newly declassified...


    Last Flag Flying

    by Ponicsán, Darryl Skyhorse (September 05, 2017)

    Now a major movie starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne, directed by Richard Linklater!

    Darryl Ponicsan's debut novel The Last Detail was named one of the best of the year and widely acclaimed,...