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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
by Eric Schlosser
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A myth-shattering exposé of Americas nuclear weapons Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of Americas nuclear arsenal. A groundbreaking account of accidents, near misses, extraordinary... (read more)

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Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi
Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi
by Fred Burton
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The explosive inside account of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed... (read more)

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A Rumor of War
A Rumor of War
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In March of 1965, Marine Lieutenant Philip J. Caputo landed at Danang with the first ground combat unit deployed to Vietnam. Sixteen months later, having served on the line in one of modern history's ugliest wars, he returned home ? physically whole but... (read more)

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Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam
Last Men Out: The True Story of America's Heroic Final Hours in Vietnam
by Bob Drury
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On April 30, 1975, for twenty-four straight harrowing hours, a small band of U.S. Marines exhibited exceptional bravery to evacuate thousands from Saigon as North Vietnamese forces surged toward the city. Based on a wealth of recently declassified... (read more)

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The Hitler Book: The Secret Dossier Prepared for Stalin from the Interrogations of Hitler's Personal Aides
The Hitler Book: The Secret Dossier Prepared for Stalin from the Interrogations of Hitler's Personal Aides
by Henrik Eberle
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Joseph Stalin had never been able to shake off the nightmare of Adolf Hitler. Just as in 1941 he refused to understand that Hitler had broken their non-aggression pact, he was in 1945 unwilling to believe that the dictator had committed suicide in the... (read more)

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Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America Forgot
Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America Forgot
by Philip Keith
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Deep in the jungles of Vietnam, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry, the famed Blackhorse Regiment, was a specialized cavalry outfit equipped with tanks and armored assault vehicles. On the morning of March 26, 1970, they began hearing radio... (read more)

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Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence
Union 1812: The Americans Who Fought the Second War of Independence
by A. J. Langguth
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A gripping narrative of the second and final war of independence that secured the nation's permanence and established its claim to the entire continent, by the author of the enormously successful and acclaimed Patriots: The Men Who Started the... (read more)

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Iwo Jima: World War II Veterans Remember the Greatest Battle of the Pacific
Iwo Jima: World War II Veterans Remember the Greatest Battle of the Pacific
by Larry Smith
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On February 19, 1945, nearly 70,000 American soldiers invaded a tiny volcanic island in the Pacific. Over the next thirty-five days, approximately 28,000 soldiers died, including nearly 22,000 Japanese and 6,821 Americans, making Iwo Jima one of the... (read more)

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American Heroes in Special Operations
American Heroes in Special Operations
by Oliver North
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From the jungles of the Southern Philippines to the Horn of Africa to the deserts of Iraq and lonely outposts in Afghanistan, the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines of U.S. Special Operations Command undertake daring missions in some of the most... (read more)

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The Art of War
The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
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It is not too often one can read or listen to a 2600 year-old book and know that it still has relevance and importance today. The Art of War has long been considered not only a military classic, but a classic book in general. Sun Tzus treatise on various... (read more)

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Village
Village
by Bing West
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Few American battles have been so extended, savage, and personal. A handful of Americans volunteered to live among six thousand Vietnamese, training farmers to defend their village. Such "Combined Action Platoons" (CAPs) are not a lost footnote about how... (read more)

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To Kingdom Come: An Epic Saga of Survival in the Air War Over Germany
To Kingdom Come: An Epic Saga of Survival in the Air War Over Germany
by Robert J. Mrazek
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On September 6, 1943, three hundred and thirty-eight B-17 "Flying Fortresses" of the American Eighth Air Force took off from England, bound for Stuttgart, Germany, to bomb Nazi weapons factories. Dense clouds obscured the targets, and one commander's... (read more)

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Kill Anything That Moves
Kill Anything That Moves
by Nick Turse
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Americans have long been taught that events such as the notorious My Lai massacre were "isolated incidents" in the Vietnam War, carried out by a few "bad apples." However, as award-winning journalist and historian Nick Turse demonstrates in this... (read more)

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And the Show Went on: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris
And the Show Went on: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris
by Alan Riding
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In the weeks after the Germans captured Paris, theaters, opera houses, and nightclubs reopened to occupiers and French citizens alike, and they remained open for the duration of the war. Alan Riding introduces a pageant of twentieth-century artists who... (read more)

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At All Costs: How a Crippled Ship and Two American Merchant Marines Turned the Tide of World War II
At All Costs: How a Crippled Ship and Two American Merchant Marines Turned the Tide of World War II
by Sam Moses
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In this astonishing untold account of heroism and history, two American Merchant Mariners board a burning and sinking ship in the Mediterranean and change the course of World War II. In 1942, the small Mediterranean island of Malta was the most heavily... (read more)

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Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War
Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War
by Bruce Henderson
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In February 1966, U.S. Navy pilot Dieter Dengler was shot down over "neutral Laos." He crashed deep in territory controlled by North Vietnamese army regulars and the communist Pathet Lao, who would eventually capture him and hold him prisoner in a... (read more)

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Krueger's Men: The Secret Nazi Counterfeit Plot and the Prisoners of Block 19
Krueger's Men: The Secret Nazi Counterfeit Plot and the Prisoners of Block 19
by Lawrence Malkin
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Presents the story of a World War II counterfeiting plot by the Nazis in which SS officer Bernhard Krueger attempted to undermine the world financial system, a conspiracy in which he enlisted the skills of a group of concentration-camp Jews.... (read more)

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Secret Empire (Library Edition): Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage
Secret Empire (Library Edition): Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage
by Philip Taubman
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"In this exciting, meticulously researched spy story, Taubman takes readers behind the closed doors of the Eisenhower administration to tell about the small group of Cold Warriors whose technological innovations-including the U2 spy plane and Corona, the... (read more)

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The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Men Who Stare at Goats
by Jon Ronson
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Now a feature film. In 1979 a secret unit was established by the most gifted minds within the US army. Defying all known accepted military practice ? and, indeed, the laws of physics ? they believed that a soldier could adopt the cloak of invisibility... (read more)

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Why Marines Fight
Why Marines Fight
by James Brady
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As the war in Iraq continues, the idea of being a soldier in wartime is of interest to many Americans. Why Marines Fight by James Brady is a ruthlessly candid book told in the words of U.S. Marines themselves, who answer provocative questions about what... (read more)

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