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Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific
Helmet for My Pillow: From Parris Island to the Pacific
by Robert Leckie
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On April 9, 1942, thousands of U.S. soldiers surrendered as the Philippines island of Luzon fell to the Japanese. But a few hundred Americans placed their faith in their own hands and headed for the jungles. One of them was twenty-three-year-old Clay... (read more)

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Enemy at the Gates (Movie Tie-In): The Battle for Stalingrad
Enemy at the Gates (Movie Tie-In): The Battle for Stalingrad
by William Craig
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The bloodiest battle in the history of warfare, Stalingrad was perhaps the single most important engagement of World War II. A major loss for the Axis powers, the battle for Stalingrad signaled the beginning of the end for the Third Reich of Adolf Hitler.... (read more)

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Napoleonic Wars (06 Edition)
Napoleonic Wars (06 Edition)
by Rothenberg
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This vividly illustrated history of the Napoleonic Wars documents the wars' origins in the French Revolution, narrates Napoleon's victories at Austerlitz and Jena, and concludes with his defeats in the Iberian peninsula, Russia, and finally at Waterloo... (read more)

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Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
by S. C. Gwynne
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From the author of the mega-bestselling, prize-winning andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestseller andlt;Iandgt;Empire of the Summer Moonandlt;/Iandgt; comes a groundbreaking account of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a... (read more)

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When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg: The Tragic Aftermath of the Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War
When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg: The Tragic Aftermath of the Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War
by George Sheldon
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In July 1863 the bloodiest and most decisive battle of the Civil War was fought near the sleepy town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. While many books have been written about the landmark battle, When the Smoke Cleared at Gettysburg differs from the rest by... (read more)

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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies
by Ben Macintyre
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   On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece of trickery. Operation Fortitude, which... (read more)

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Monuments Men (10 Edition)
Monuments Men (10 Edition)
by Robert M. Edsel
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At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would... (read more)

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What It Is Like to Go to War
What It Is Like to Go to War
by Karl Marlantes
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Fast off the success of his devastating Vietnam War novel, Karl Marlantes gives us his incredibly readable treatise on soldier psychology, Reflections on Combat: Psyche, Soul, and Consciousness in Modern Warfare. Writing in a personal address to youths... (read more)

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Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails: A Memoir
Hotels, Hospitals, and Jails: A Memoir
by Anthony Swofford
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The publication of Jarhead launched a new career for Anthony Swofford, earning him accolades for its gritty and unexpected portraits of the soldiers who fought in the Gulf War. It spawned a Hollywood movie. It made Swofford famous and wealthy. It also... (read more)

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Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan
Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan
by Joseph Wheelan
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In this compelling and crisply written biography, historian Joseph Wheelan examines the life and wars of the indomitable General Phil Sheridan, whose leadership and aggressive tactics helped win the Civil War, crush the marauding Plains Indians—and... (read more)

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Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaeda: A Spy's Story
Inside the Jihad: My Life with Al Qaeda: A Spy's Story
by Omar Nasiri
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Between 1994 and 2000, Omar Nasiri worked as a secret agent for Europes top foreign intelligence services-including Frances DGSE (Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure), and Britains MI5 and... (read more)

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Stalingrad
Stalingrad
by Antony Beevor
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Historians and reviewers worldwide have hailed Antony Beevor's magisterial Stalingrad as the definitive account of World War II's most harrowing battle. In August 1942, Hitler's huge Sixth Army reached the city that bore Stalin's name. In the five month... (read more)

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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
by Drew Gilpin Faust
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Eminent historian Faust presents an illuminating study of the American struggle to comprehend the meaning and practicalities of death in the face of the unprecedented carnage of the Civil 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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"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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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
by Diane Ackerman
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Ackerman's bestselling books, including A Natural History of the Senses and An Alchemy of Mind, are illuminating windows into the human condition, and are distinguished not only by Ackerman's graceful and exuberant prose but by her inclusion of her own... (read more)

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1776
1776
by David McCullough
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Staying in the territory of his acclaimed epic biography John Adams, David McCullough follows George Washington and the Continental Army through the tumultuous first year of war. An exceptional narrative historian, McCullough vividly examines the... (read more)

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Sailor from Oklahoma: One Man's Two-Ocean War
Sailor from Oklahoma: One Man's Two-Ocean War
by Floyd Beaver
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Sailor from Oklahoma presents the life of the enlisted seaman, both before and during the war, as seen through the eyes of a young sailor from the west, who joined the Regular Navy before Pearl Harbor. Its scope spans the twilight of peace to the final... (read more)

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Target: Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton
Target: Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton
by Robert Wilcox
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He was the most controversial American general in World War II--and also one of the most successful, courageous, and audacious. As a post-war administrator of defeated Germany, he sounded alarm bells about the dangers of Soviet encroachment into Europe... (read more)

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The railway man :a true story of war, remembrance, and forgiveness
The railway man :a true story of war, remembrance, and forgiveness
by Eric Lomax
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"A TIMELY BOOK THAT TOUCHES UPON GREAT ISSUES. . . . He contributes monumentally to our understanding of war and remembrance." --The Boston Globe Throughout his childhood Eric Lomax possessed a passion for trains. In an ironic twist of fate, he was... (read more)

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Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939--1945
Ivan's War: Life and Death in the Red Army, 1939--1945
by Catherine Merridale
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They died in vast numbers, eight million men and women driven forward in suicidal charges, shattered by German shells and tanks. They were the soldiers of the Red Army, an exhausted mass of recruits who confronted Europe's most lethal fighting force and... (read more)

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