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Von Richthofen: The Legend Evaluated
Von Richthofen
The Legend Evaluated
Hardcover      ISBN: 1557505713
Stockwell of Minneapolis: A Pioneer of Social and Political Conscience
Stockwell of Minneapolis
A Pioneer of Social and Political Conscience
Paperback      ISBN: 0878391037
Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life
Why Courage Matters
The Way to a Braver Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0345513347
A reflection on courage presents a collection of stories of surpassing bravery and selfless devotion to duty and offers portraits of individuals--both famous and unheralded--who confronted adversity and triumphed.
Memoirs of the Second World War: An Abridgement of the Six Volumes of the Second World War With an Epilogue by the Author on the Postwar Years Writt
Memoirs of the Second World War
An Abridgement of the Six Volumes of the Second World War With an Epilogue by the Author on the Postwar Years Writt
Hardcover      ISBN: 0395522625
Surveys the war and its politics
Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator
Flights of Passage
Reflections of a World War II Aviator
Hardcover      ISBN: 087021215x
A firsthand account of the experiences of war describes the author's life as a combat pilot in the Pacific during World War II, from his joining the Marines at the age of eighteen in 1943, to the end of the war, two years and several hundred missions later
Flight of Jesse Leroy Brown
Flight of Jesse Leroy Brown
Paperback      ISBN: 1591148529
This volume tells the story of Jesse Leroy Brown, who became the Navy's first black pilot. Taylor consulted Brown's training and flight records and logs and includes quotes from them, in addition to letters. He describes Brown's training, experiences in combat, personal life, and other details. The book was originally published in 1998. There is no bibliography. The late Taylor was the author of about 50 fiction and nonfiction books. Annotation
Sherman: A Soldier's Life
Sherman
A Soldier's Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0060930748
A noted military historian provides an intriguing new portrait of the Civil War general that examines in depth his life and career, from his formative years at West Point, to his controversial campaigns during the Civil War, to his role as a postwar commander. Reprint.
Ultimate Spy
Ultimate Spy
Hardcover      ISBN: 0789489724
Illustrated with more than seven hundred specially commissioned full-color photographs, illustrations, and archive material, an authoritative, up-to-date guide to the exciting world of espionage covers everything from the daily life of a special agent to the complex world of international agencies. 40,000 first printing.
Robert E. Lee: A Penguin Life
Robert E. Lee
A Penguin Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670032204
A portrait of the Civil War leader delves into his family history and personality to reveal the human behind the general, documenting how the lessons he learned from his elders were applied on the battlefield. 30,000 first printing.
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Agent Zigzag
A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Hardcover      ISBN: 0307353400
A gripping portrait of the ultimate double agent draws on recently declassified documents to recount the remarkable exploits of the enigmatic Eddie Chapman, Agent Zigzag, a criminal, con man, and philanderer trained by the Nazis as a spy who became a British agent at the heart of the German Secret Service. 50,000 first printing.