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A Soldier's Story (Modern Library War)
A Soldier's Story (Modern Library War)
by Omar Nelson Bradley
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D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the liberation of Paris, the relentless drive through Germany toward Allied victory--Omar Bradley, the "GI General," was there for every major engagement in the European theater. A Soldier's Story is the behind... (read more)

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My Share of the Task: A Memoir
My Share of the Task: A Memoir
by General Stanley Mcchrystal
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General Stanley McChrystal is widely admired for his hunger to know the truth, his courage to find it, and his humility to listen to those around him. Even as the commanding officer of all U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, he stationed himself... (read more)

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General Patton: A Soldier's Life
General Patton: A Soldier's Life
by Stanley Hirshson
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General George S. Patton Jr, an inspirational leader and outstanding tactician, has intrigued and confounded his biographers. Utilising untapped archival materials in both the USA and UK, government documents, family papers, and oral histories, Hirshson... (read more)

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War As I Knew It
War As I Knew It
by George S Jr Patton
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The personal and candid account of General Patton's celebrated, relentless crusade across western Europe during World War II   First published in 1947, War as I Knew It is an absorbing narrative that draws from Patton's vivid memories of battle and... (read more)

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Boyd
Boyd
by Robert Coram
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John Boyd may be the most remarkable unsung hero in all of American military history. Some remember him as the greatest U.S. fighter pilot ever -- the man who, in simulated air-to-air combat, defeated every challenger in less than forty seconds. Some... (read more)

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Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
by Lewis Sorley
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Neglected by scholars and journalists alike, the years of conflict in Vietnam from 1968 to 1975 offer surprises not only about how the war was fought, but about what was achieved. Drawing on authoritative materials not previously available, including... (read more)

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It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership
It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership
by Colin Powell
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Colin Powell, one of Americas most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir. A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American... (read more)

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My American Journey
My American Journey
by Colin Powell
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"A GREAT AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY . . . AN ENDEARING AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK." --The New York Times Book Review Colin Powell is the embodiment of the American dream. He was born in Harlem to immigrant parents from Jamaica. He knew the rough life of... (read more)

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Zumwalt: the Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell ""Bud"" Zumwalt, JR. (12 Edition)
Zumwalt: the Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell ""Bud"" Zumwalt, JR. (12 Edition)
by Larry Berman
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Admiral Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr., the charismatic chief of naval operations (CNO) and "the navy's most popular leader since WWII" (Time), was a man who embodied honor, courage, and commitment. In a career spanning forty years, he rose to the top echelon... (read more)

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General Ike: A Personal Reminiscence
General Ike: A Personal Reminiscence
by John Eisenhower
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Drawing on scenes witnessed by few others, and comments given him in private by his father, John Eisenhower shows how his father's keen mind, great sense of the strengths of others, and perseverance in the face of all duties combined to bring America to... (read more)

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All in: The Education of General David Petraeus
All in: The Education of General David Petraeus
by Paula Broadwell
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General David Petraeus is the most transformative leader the American military has seen since the generation of Marshall. In the New York Times bestseller All In, military expert Paula Broadwell examines Petraeus's career, his intellectual development as... (read more)

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War As I Knew It
War As I Knew It
by George S. Patton
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Transcripts from General Patton's war diary cover his campaigns in Sicily, France, and Germany.... (read more)

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Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life
Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life
by Carlo Deste
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“An excellent book . . . DEstes masterly account comes into its own.” —The Washington Post Book World Born into hardscrabble poverty in rural Kansas, the son of stern pacifists, Dwight David Eisenhower graduated from high school... (read more)

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Faith of My Fathers
Faith of My Fathers
by John Mccain
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John McCain is one of the most admired leaders in the United States government, but his deeply felt memoir of family and war is not a political one and ends before his election to Congress. With candor and ennobling power, McCain tells a story that, in... (read more)

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Colin Powell
Colin Powell
by Howard Means
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"Colin Powell is the most effective general officer we've had since George Marshall." H. NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF General Colin Powell embodies the fulfillment of the American Dream. Born in Harlem to a wonderfuly supportive family of Jamaican heritage, and... (read more)

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Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot
Jimmy Stewart: Bomber Pilot
by Starr Smith
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Of all the celebrities who served their country during World War II -and they were legion -Jimmy Stewart was unique. On December 7th, when the attack on Pearl Harbor woke so many others to the reality of war, Stewart was already in uniform - as a private... (read more)

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I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story
I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story
by Rick Bragg
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Rick Bragg lends his remarkable narrative skills to the story of the most famous POW this country has known. In I Am a Soldier, Too, Bragg lets Jessica Lynch tell the story of her capture in the... (read more)

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A Leader Born: The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander
A Leader Born: The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander
by Alton Keith Gilbert
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John S. 'Slew' McCain was an old-school sailor. Wiry, profane, a cusser and a gambler, he reminded more than one observer of 'Popeye.' He was also a pioneer in the hard-hitting naval tactics that brought Imperial Japan to its knees... (read more)

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From Pigeons to Tweets: A General Who Led Dramatic Changes in Military Communications
From Pigeons to Tweets: A General Who Led Dramatic Changes in Military Communications
by Clarence E Mcknight
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The author, a distinguished graduate from West Point, led the US Army out of the age of sending messages by bird in Korea to the most up to date communication system today.... (read more)

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Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
by Lewis Sorley
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“Engrossing and hard-hitting.” — Cleveland Plain Dealer In this searing and authoritative biography, Lewis Sorley makes the case that Americas military failure in Vietnam could have been avoided were it not for one man. General... (read more)

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