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American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
by Chris Kyle
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He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called “the devil” by the enemies he hunted and “the legend” by his Navy SEAL brothers . . . From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United... (read more)

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Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
by Marcus Luttrell
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In a remote, enemy-held valley in Afghanistan, a Special Forces team planned to scale a steep mountain to surprise and capture a terrorist leader. But before they found the target, the target found themandhellip; The team was caught in a deadly ambush... (read more)

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American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
by Chris Kyle
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He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called "the devil" by the enemies he hunted and "the legend" by his Navy SEAL brothers . . . From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history... (read more)

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The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
by Lawrence Wright
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A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright's remarkable book is based on... (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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Thank You for Your Service (13 Edition)
Thank You for Your Service (13 Edition)
by David Finkel
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AMAZON 2013 BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR   From a MacArthur Fellow and the author of The Good Soldiers, a profound look at life after war The wars of the past decade have been covered by brave and talented... (read more)

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Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control
Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control
by Medea Benjamin
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Drone Warfare is the first comprehensive analysis of one of the fastest growing—and most secretive—fronts in global conflict: the rise of robot warfare. In 2000, the Pentagon had fewer than fifty aerial drones; ten years later, it had... (read more)

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The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
by Lawrence Wright
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National Book Award Finalist A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic... (read more)

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Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper
Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper
by Howard E Wasdin
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When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six. In this dramatic, behind-the-scenes chronicle, Howard E. Wasdin takes readers deep inside the world of Navy SEALS and Special Forces snipers,... (read more)

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Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent Into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death. Jim Frederick
Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent Into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death. Jim Frederick
by Jim Frederick
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This is the story of a small group of soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division's fabled 502nd Infantry Regiment--a unit known as the Black Heart Brigade. Deployed in late 2005 to Iraq's so-called Triangle of Death, a veritable meat grinder just south of... (read more)

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War
War
by Sebastian Junger
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In War, Sebastian Junger (The Perfect Storm) turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat — the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival depends on their absolute commitment to one another... (read more)

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army
by Jeremy Scahill
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Enter the secretive world of the most powerful private army on the planet. Here Scahill exposes the disturbing story of Blackwater, a shadowy private company offering specialized military services for hire. A dark study of both the organization and the... (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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Raid #45: Killing Bin Laden: Operation Neptune Spear 2011
Raid #45: Killing Bin Laden: Operation Neptune Spear 2011
by Peter F. Panzeri, Jr.
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The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
by Mark Mazzetti
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A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s explosive account of the transformation of the CIA and America’s special forces into competing covert manhunting and killing operations — the new American way of war. Osama bin Laden’s... (read more)

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Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army
Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army
by Christie Blatchford
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Long before she made her first trip to Afghanistan as an embedded reporter for The Globe and Mail, Christie Blatchford was already one of Canadas most respected and eagerly read journalists. Her vivid prose, her unmistakable voice, her ability to connect... (read more)

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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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 Outlaw Platoon : Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan (12 Edition)
Outlaw Platoon : Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan (12 Edition)
by Sean Parnell
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At twenty-four years of age, U.S. Army Ranger Sean Parnell was named commander of a forty-man elite infantry platoon, the 10th Mountain Division—a unit that came to be known as the Outlaws. Tasked with rooting out Pakistan-based insurgents from... (read more)

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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
by Jon Krakauer
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Anyone who has read Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild knows he was born to write about quirky, iconoclastic characters who travel their own road, ultimately leading to a tragic demise. Where Men Win Glory is every bit as captivating and even more timely than... (read more)

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Roberts Ridge: A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan
Roberts Ridge: A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan
by Malcolm Macpherson
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Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surrounded by fanatical al Qaeda fighters. For the mans fellow Navy SEALs, and for waiting teams of Army Rangers, there was only one rule... (read more)

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