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The Forever War (Vintage)
The Forever War (Vintage)
by Dexter Filkins
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National Bestseller One of the Best Books of the Year: New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Boston Globe, and Time   An instant classic of war reporting, The Forever War is the definitive account of America's conflict with... (read more)

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The Wax Bullet War: Chronicles of a Soldier and Artist (Openbook)
The Wax Bullet War: Chronicles of a Soldier and Artist (Openbook)
by Sean Davis
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On September 12, 2001, a year and a half after finishing his military service, Sean Davis strolled into the Oregon National Guards recruiting office and re-enlisted. After dropping out of art school and working a dead-end government job, September 11... (read more)

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Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism
Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism
by Jen Percy
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In 2005 a Chinook helicopter carrying sixteen Special Ops soldiers crashed during a rescue mission in a remote part of Afghanistan, killing everyone on board. In that instant, machine gunner Caleb Daniels lost his best friend, Kip Jacoby, and seven... (read more)

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The Good Soldiers
The Good Soldiers
by David Finkel
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A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR: THE NEW YORK TIMES CHICAGO TRIBUNE SLATE.COM THE BOSTON GLOBE THE KANSAS CITY STAR THE PLAIN DEALER (CLEVELAND) THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITORWINNER OF THE HELEN BERNSTEIN BOOK AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM It was the... (read more)

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In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat
In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat
by Rick Atkinson
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"A beautifully written and memorable account of combat from the top down and bottom up as the 101st Airborne commanders and front-line grunts battle their way to Baghdad.... A must-read."—Tom Brokaw For soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division... (read more)

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Generation Kill
Generation Kill
by Evan Wright
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Visit HBO’s Generation Kill website here. The New York Times bestseller—"one of the best books to come out of the second Iraq war." (Financial Times) Within hours of 9/11, America's war on terrorism fell to those like the 23 Marines of the... (read more)

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No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
by Bing West
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Here, in this singular book, is the unprecedented frontline look at the struggle in Iraq to replace American soldiers with Iraqis in the face of continued resistance. What unfolds is a vivid portrait from a veteran author who is in the line of fire right... (read more)

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The Forever War
The Forever War
by Dexter Filkins
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From the front lines of the battle against Islamic fundamentalism, a searing, unforgettable book that captures the human essence of the greatest conflict of our time. Through the eyes of Dexter Filkins, the prizewinning New York Times correspondent whose... (read more)

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Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War
Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War
by Rick Atkinson
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This definitive account of the Gulf War relates the previously untold story of the U.S. war with Iraq in the early 1990s. The author follows the 42-day war from the first night to the final day, providing vivid accounts of bombing runs, White House... (read more)

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Bravo Two Zero
Bravo Two Zero
by Andy Mcnab
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Their mission: To take out the scuds. Eight went out. Five came back. Their story had been closed in secrecy. Until now. They were British Special Forces, trained to be the best. In January 1991 a squad of eight men went behind the Iraqi lines on a top... (read more)

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Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the New Face of American War
Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America and the New Face of American War
by Evan Wright
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Visit HBO’s Generation Kill website here. The New York Times bestseller—"one of the best books to come out of the second Iraq war." (Financial Times) Within hours of 9/11, America's war on terrorism fell to those like the 23 Marines of the... (read more)

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One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
by Nathaniel Fick
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Fick unveils the process that makes Marine officers such legendary leaders and shares his hard-won insights into the differences between military ideals and military practice. In this deeply thoughtful account of what it's like to fight on today's front... (read more)

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Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq
by Michael R. Gordon and General Bernard E. Trainor
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Written by the chief military correspondent of the New York Times and a prominent retired Marine general, this is the definitive account of the invasion of Iraq. A stunning work of investigative journalism, Cobra II describes in riveting detail how... (read more)

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Table in the Presence
Table in the Presence
by Carey H Cash
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On April 10th, 2003, the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, faced with the task of seizing the presidential palace in downtown Baghdad, ran headlong into what Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North called, the worst day of fighting for U.S. Marines. Hiding in... (read more)

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My War: Killing Time in Iraq
My War: Killing Time in Iraq
by Colby Buzzell
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An underemployed, skateboarding party animal, Colby Buzzell traded a dead-end future for the army—and ended up as a machine gunner in Iraq. To make sense of the absurd and frightening events surrounding him, he started writing a blog about the war... (read more)

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In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat
In the Company of Soldiers: A Chronicle of Combat
by Rick Atkinson
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"Intimate, vivid, and well-informed . . . On the field of battle where more than 770 journalists were 'embedded,' Atkinson stood apart as one of the very rare war correspondents who are also fine military historians." —The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles
Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles
by Anthony Swofford
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War is one of the few great literary topics. Since Homer immortalized the Trojan War 3,000 years ago, legions of writers have been glorifying, lamenting, dissecting, and parodying the soldier's life. So, can the world really bear yet another... (read more)

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Duel #18: M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural: Operation Desert Storm 1991
Duel #18: M1 Abrams Vs T-72 Ural: Operation Desert Storm 1991
by Steven J Zaloga
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The Gulf War bore witness to a number of deadly encounters between these two great adversaries. Heavily armored, highly mobile and capable of killing at over 2500m the M1 Abrams is, to this day, a veritable fighting machine. Superior to both Iraq's... (read more)

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The Gift of Valor: A War Story
The Gift of Valor: A War Story
by Michael M Phillips
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This embedded reporter's coverage of the war in Iraq provides a view of fear, confusion, bravery, and suffering set against a brotherhood forged in combat. He focuses on the actions of Jason Dunham, a 22-year-old Marine corporal, who became the first... (read more)

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The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell: An Accidental Soldier's Account of the War in Iraq
by John R. Crawford
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John Crawford, like many others, joined the National Guard for college money, not to fight a war. Just short of graduating, he found himself called to active duty to serve in Baghdad during the Iraq invasion. A view of the war not portrayed on national... (read more)

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