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Product Description: A gripping account of PTSD, and a stark reminder that, for many, wars go on long after the last shot is fired. In the shadows of army life is a world where friends become monsters, where kindness twists into assault, and where self-loathing and despair become constant companions...read more

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9781459735132 | Dundurn Pr Ltd, May 23, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A gripping account of PTSD, and a stark reminder that, for many, wars go on long after the last shot is fired.

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Product Description: With an incredible World War II combat record that includes parachuting into Normandy on D-Day and service during Operation Market Garden, at Bastogne and in Germany itself, Ed Shames was involved in some of the most important battles of the war...read more

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9781472804853 | Osprey Pub Co, April 21, 2015, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Colonel Ed Shames is that rare man who can call himself a true warrior.

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9781472819383 | Osprey Pub Co, April 18, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: With an incredible World War II combat record that includes parachuting into Normandy on D-Day and service during Operation Market Garden, at Bastogne and in Germany itself, Ed Shames was involved in some of the most important battles of the war.

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Product Description: In 2004, after several months as an interrogator, Eric Fair’s call to serve his country has led him to a dark and frightening place. By the time he leaves Iraq after that first deployment, Fair will have participated in or witnessed a variety of aggressive interrogation techniques including sleep deprivation, stress positions, diet manipulation, exposure, and isolation...read more

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9781250118424 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, April 11, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In 2004, after several months as an interrogator, Eric Fair’s call to serve his country has led him to a dark and frightening place.

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Product Description: The explosive New York Times bestseller!On September 11, 2001, Doug Laux was a freshman in college, on the path to becoming a doctor. But with the fall of the Twin Towers came a turning point in his life. After graduating he joined the Central Intelligence Agency, determined to get himself to Afghanistan and into the center of the action...read more

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9781250081360 | St Martins Pr, April 5, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The explosive New York Times bestseller!

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9781250116888 | Reprint edition (Griffin, April 4, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The explosive New York Times bestseller!

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Product Description: “That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. Whether they are rescuing citizens injured and freezing in the Alaskan wilderness or saving wounded Rangers and SEALS in blazing firefights at war, the PJs are the least known and most highly trained of America’s warriors...read more

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9781250102997 | St Martins Pr, March 7, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: “That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet.

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Product Description: The preface is read by the author, Jimmy Blackmon.Pale Horse is the remarkable never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there. Set in the very valleys where the attacks of 9/11 were conceived, and where ten Medals of Honor have been earned since that fateful day the war began, the narrative races from ferocious firefights and bravery in battle to the quiet moments where the courageous men and women of Task Force Pale Horse catch their breath before they take to the skies again...read more

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9781250116895 | Reprint edition (Griffin, March 7, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Pale Horse is the remarkable never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there.

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9781427278937 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, March 30, 2017), cover price $50.99 | About this edition: The preface is read by the author, Jimmy Blackmon.

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Product Description: It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most want to take out. Craig Harrison has what it takes and in November 2009 in Afghanistan, under intense pressure, he saved the lives of his comrades with the longest confirmed sniper kill - 2,475 meters...read more

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9781250085238 | St Martins Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most want to take out.

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9781250116864 | Reprint edition (Griffin, February 14, 2017), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most want to take out.
9781447286363 | Pan Macmillan, May 19, 2016, cover price $13.90 | About this edition: Longest Kill

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Product Description: Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage...read more

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9781250119025, titled "The Ministry: Churchill’s Secret Team of Men and Women Who Used Sabotage, Assassination, and Dirty Tricks to Destroy Hitler’s War Machine" | Picador USA, February 7, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage.

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Product Description: In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America’s past decade at war—from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us.Heroes are not always the guys who jump on grenades...read more

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9781501124112, titled "Worth Dying for: A Navy Seal’s Call to a Nation" | Howard Pub Co, April 5, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America’s past decade at war—from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us.

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9781501125683, titled "Worth Dying for: A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation" | Reprint edition (Howard Pub Co, January 17, 2017), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America’s past decade at war—from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us.

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9781522642107, titled "Worth Dying for: A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation" | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 5, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America's past decade at war—from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us.

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Product Description: “A sparkling memoir of a well-lived life of literature, fame, and love” (Booklist) by one of America’s most beloved authors, as he looks back over his 100 years.In this remarkable memoir “full of adventure, wit, color, and detail” (Jewish Journal), Herman Wouk finally reflects on the life experiences that inspired his most enduring novels...read more

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9781410488626 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 20, 2016), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: In an unprecedented literary accomplishment, Herman Wouk, one of America’s most beloved and enduring authors, reflects on his life and times from the remarkable vantage point of 100 years old.
9781501128547 | Simon & Schuster, January 5, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In an unprecedented literary accomplishment, Herman Wouk, one of America’s most beloved and enduring authors, reflects on his life and times from the remarkable vantage point of 100 years old.

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9781501128554 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 17, 2017), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: “A sparkling memoir of a well-lived life of literature, fame, and love” (Booklist) by one of America’s most beloved authors, as he looks back over his 100 years.

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9781942872634 | Regan Arts, January 17, 2017, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.General Omar Bradley said of him, “I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier.” But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt’s son Ted seemed born to live in his father’s shadow...read more

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9781101988152 | New Amer Library, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.

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Product Description: A gripping account of the Second World War, from the perspective of a young tank commander.In 1944 the average life expectancy of a newly commissioned tank troop officer in Normandy was estimated as being less than two weeks. David Render was a nineteen-year-old second lieutenant fresh from Sandhurst when he was sent to France to join a veteran armoured unit that had already spent years fighting with the Desert Rats in North Africa...read more

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9781474603263 | Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, January 3, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A gripping account of the Second World War, from the perspective of a young tank commander.

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Product Description: “Let me say straight out that if all military histories were as thrilling and well written as Robert Gaudi’s African Kaiser, I might give up reading fiction and literary bio­graphy… Gaudi writes with the flair of a latter-day Macaulay...read more

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9780425283714 | New Amer Library, January 3, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: “Let me say straight out that if all military histories were as thrilling and well written as Robert Gaudi’s African Kaiser, I might give up reading fiction and literary bio­graphy… Gaudi writes with the flair of a latter-day Macaulay.

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Product Description: Churchill's wartime secret agent, saboteur, the father of French combat swimmers, Robert "Bob" Maloubier, is an extraordinary man and one of the 20th century’s greatest adventurers. He joined SOE aged 19 and survived 3 gunshot wounds, German prison camps, an escape from Bizerte when it was invaded by the Afrika Korps, and the assassination of Admiral Darlan Fernand Bonnier by his former high school classmate Chapel...read more
By Tania Szabó (trans)

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9780750966078 | History Pr Ltd, January 1, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Churchill's wartime secret agent, saboteur, the father of French combat swimmers, Robert "Bob" Maloubier, is an extraordinary man and one of the 20th century’s greatest adventurers.

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Product Description: They were told that the only crime they must never commit was to be caught. Women of enormous cunning and strength of will, the Shadow Warriors’ stories have remained largely untold until now. In a dramatic tale of espionage and conspiracy in World War II, Shadow Warriors of World War II: The Daring Women of the OSS and SOE unveils the history of the courageous women who volunteered to work behind enemy lines...read more

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9781613730867 | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: They were told that the only crime they must never commit was to be caught.

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Product Description: In 1898, when war with Spain seemed inevitable, Andrew Summers Rowan, an American army lieutenant from West Virginia, was sent on a secret mission to Cuba. He was to meet with General Calixto García, a leader of the Cuban rebels, in order to gather information for a U...read more

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9781943665426 | West Virginia Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $79.99 | About this edition: In 1898, when war with Spain seemed inevitable, Andrew Summers Rowan, an American army lieutenant from West Virginia, was sent on a secret mission to Cuba.

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9781943665433 | Reprint edition (West Virginia Univ Pr, December 1, 2016), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: In 1898, when war with Spain seemed inevitable, Andrew Summers Rowan, an American army lieutenant from West Virginia, was sent on a secret mission to Cuba.

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Product Description: Fighting was a practiced routine for Lieutenant Ivan Castro. But when a mortar round struck the rooftop of his sniper’s post in Iraq, he found himself in a battle more difficult than even he could have imagined. The direct hit killed two other soldiers and nearly claimed Castro’s life as well...read more

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9781250076540 | St Martins Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Fighting was a practiced routine for Lieutenant Ivan Castro.

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Product Description: Eleven Months to Freedom recounts the daring World War I escape of German midshipman Erich Killinger. Falsely accused of bombing a railway station after crashing his plane at sea, he was sentenced to life in the Sakhalin coal mines...read more

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9781682470657 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Eleven Months to Freedom recounts the daring World War I escape of German midshipman Erich Killinger.

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Product Description: Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman. Hers was the first English translation of Flaubert's Mme Bovary. She pioneered the theatre of Henrik Ibsen. She was the first woman to lead the British dock workers' and gas workers' trades unions...read more

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9781620409701 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 24, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Unrestrained by convention, lionhearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.
9780747583844 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 8, 2014, cover price $41.40 | About this edition: Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.

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9781408852897 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 15, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.

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Product Description: For fans of Unbroken, the remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom...read more

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9781592409723, titled "The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-occupied France" | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: For fans of Unbroken, the remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom.

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Product Description: Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Five have survived quadruple amputee injuries. This is one soldier's story.  Thousands of soldiers die every year to defend their country. United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was sure that he would become another statistic when, during his third tour of duty in Afghanistan, he was caught in an IED blast four days before his twenty-fifth birthday...read more
By Gary Sinise (foreword by)

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9781101904800 | Convergent, November 8, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Thousands have been wounded in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Product Description: Patrick Robinson, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Lone Survivor and “preeminent writer of modern naval fiction” (The Florida Times Union) shares the gripping untold story of Mohammed Gulab, the Afghani warrior who defied the Taliban and saved the life of American hero and Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell...read more

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9781501117985 | Touchstone Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Patrick Robinson, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Lone Survivor shares the gripping untold story of Mohammed Gulab, the Pashtun warrior who defied the Taliban and saved the life of American hero and Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell.

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9781501117992 | Reprint edition (Touchstone Books, November 8, 2016), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Patrick Robinson, coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Lone Survivor and “preeminent writer of modern naval fiction” (The Florida Times Union) shares the gripping untold story of Mohammed Gulab, the Afghani warrior who defied the Taliban and saved the life of American hero and Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell.

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Product Description: War is uncomfortable for Christians, and worldwide war is unfamiliar for today’s generations. Jim Downing reflects on his illustrious military career, including his experience during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, to show how we can be people of faith during troubled times...read more
By James Lund (contributor)

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9781631467448 | Nav Pr, November 3, 2016, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: War is uncomfortable for Christians, and worldwide war is unfamiliar for today’s generations.

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Product Description: Winner, 2017 Commodore John Barry Book Award, Navy League of the United States, New York Council  *  From the historian who has been acclaimed as "doing for the Navy what popular historian Stephen Ambrose did for the Army," here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U...read more

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9780345548702 | Bantam Dell Pub Group, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Winner, 2017 Commodore John Barry Book Award, Navy League of the United States, New York Council  *  From the historian who has been acclaimed as "doing for the Navy what popular historian Stephen Ambrose did for the Army," here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.

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9781101889541, titled "The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945" | Unabridged edition (Random House, November 1, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Winner, 2017 Commodore John Barry Book Award, Navy League of the United States, New York Council From the historian who has been acclaimed as "doing for the Navy what popular historian Stephen Ambrose did for the Army," here is an unprecedented account of the extraordinary World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.

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