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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
by Laura Hillenbrand
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book... (read more)

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The Art of War
The Art of War
by Sun Tzu and Thomas Cleary
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Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it... (read more)

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Art of Strategy : a New Translation of Sun Tzu's Classic the Art of War (88 Edition)
Art of Strategy : a New Translation of Sun Tzu's Classic the Art of War (88 Edition)
by R. L. Wing
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More than 2,500 years ago, Sun Tzu composed his masterpiece The Art of War which has been used by the world's greatest leaders including Napoleon. Here, Wing makes the influential philosophies of the Orient accessible to all seekers of professional... (read more)

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The Art of War (Shambhala Pocket Classics)
The Art of War (Shambhala Pocket Classics)
by Sun Tzu
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Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world today, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it... (read more)

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Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
by Ben Rich
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Skunk Works is the true story, told for the first time, of America's most secret and successful aerospace operation. As recounted by Ben Rich, the operation's brilliant boss for nearly two decades, the story of Lockheed's legendary Skunk Works is a high... (read more)

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Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
by Sherry Sontag
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For decades American submarines have roamed the depths in a dangerous battle for information and advantage in missions known only to a select few. Now, after six years of research, those missions are told in Blind Man's Bluff, a magnificent achievement... (read more)

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The Face of Battle
The Face of Battle
by John Keegan
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Military historian John Keegan’s groundbreaking analysis of combat and warfare The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at the "point of maximum danger." Without the myth... (read more)

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War Without Mercy
War Without Mercy
by John W Dower
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War Without Mercy has been widely praised in the press:   “May well be the most important study of the Pacific War ever published.” —The New Republic   “One of the handful of truly important books on the Pacific War . . .... (read more)

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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
by Chris Hedges
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It is often said that war is hell. But for many of the people who experience war first hand--civilians and soldiers alike--it is an emotionally intense and even exhilarating experience. War is an intoxicating and addictive elixir. It gives us purpose... (read more)

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Closing With the Enemy (94 Edition)
Closing With the Enemy (94 Edition)
by Michael D. Doubler
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Closing with the Enemy picks up where D-Day leaves off. From Normandy through the "breakout" in France to the German army's last gasp in the Battle of the Bulge, Doubler deals with the deadly business of war—closing with the enemy, fighting and... (read more)

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Makers of Modern Strategy From Machiavelli To the Nuclear Age ((Rev)86 Edition)
Makers of Modern Strategy From Machiavelli To the Nuclear Age ((Rev)86 Edition)
by Peter Paret
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The essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as... (read more)

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Cia & American Democracy 3RD Edition
Cia & American Democracy 3RD Edition
by Rhod Jeffreys Jones
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This third edition of Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones's engrossing history of the Central Intelligence Agency includes a new prologue that discusses the history of the CIA since the end of the Cold War, focusing in particular on the intelligence dimensions of the... (read more)

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The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D Day
The Longest Day: The Classic Epic of D Day
by Cornelius Ryan
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THE CLASSIC ACCOUNT OF THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, Ryan... (read more)

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Second World War Gathering Storm Volume 1
Second World War Gathering Storm Volume 1
by Winston Churchill
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'Churchill\'s six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From... (read more)

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Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present
Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present
by Max Boot
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presents an entirely original narrative of warfare, which demonstrates that, far from the exception, loosely organized partisan or guerrilla warfare has been the dominant form of military conflict throughout history. best-selling author and military... (read more)

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Inferno: World At War 1939-1945 (12 Edition)
Inferno: World At War 1939-1945 (12 Edition)
by Max Hastings
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War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning
by Chris Hedges
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"The title might give the impression that this book would be at home on Patton's shelf, but a glance at the chapter headings shows the book's true heart and mind: 'The Myth of War,' 'The Plague of Nationalism,' 'The Highjacking and Recovery of Memory... (read more)

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An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943
An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943
by Rick Atkinson
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The epic, untold story of Chinaand#8217;s devastating eight-year war of resistance against Japan For decades, a major piece of World War II history has gone virtually unwritten. The war began in China, two years before Hitler invaded Poland, and China... (read more)

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The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
by Paul Kennedy
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Second World War : a Short History (89 Edition)
Second World War : a Short History (89 Edition)
by R.a.c. Parker
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From the rise of the Nazi party, through the bombing of Pearl Harbor, to the ultimate defeat of the Axis nations and the first chills of the Cold War, The Second World War: A Short History offers a completely comprehensive overview of the Second World... (read more)

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