Military Biographies and Memoirs
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.