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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
A Bright Shining Lie
John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Paperback      ISBN: 0679724141
Chronicles the military career of Lt. Col. John Paul Vann, profiling his military and civilian roles in the Vietnam War
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
Between Silk and Cyanide
A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
Paperback      ISBN: 068486780x
A World War II cryptographer chronicles his career in the Special Operations Executive, discussing his replacement of outmoded codes with one-time silk-printed codes.
The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
The Long Walk
The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
Paperback      ISBN: 1592289444
Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp.
The Rickover Effect: How One Man Made a Difference
The Rickover Effect
How One Man Made a Difference
Hardcover      ISBN: 1557507023
Tells how Admiral Rickover helped create the nuclear Navy, and explains why the Navy tried to force his retirement, while Congress and the President bestowed public honors
So Sad to Fall in Battle: An Account of War Based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashi's Letters from Iwo Jima
So Sad to Fall in Battle
An Account of War Based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashi's Letters from Iwo Jima
Paperback      ISBN: 0891419179
A detailed portrait of Japanese general Tadamichi Kuribayashi draws on the military commander's letters from Iwo Jima to describe the fierce struggle of Japanese defenders on Iwo Jima to resist the onslaught of American troops, holding out against a superior force for more than a month with little food or water. Reprint.
Secrets Of A Gay Marine Porn Star
Secrets Of A Gay Marine Porn Star
Paperback      ISBN: 0758209681
In a shocking, candid autobiography, a former Marine Corps officer describes growing up as the epitome of the all-American boy, his education at the fundamentalist Bob Jones University, his military career, his discovery of his sexual identity as a gay man, and his moonlighting job as a gay porn star. Original.
Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-45
Wild Blue
The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-45
Paperback      ISBN: 0743223098
Examines the lives of the pilots, bombardiers, navigators, and gunners chosen by the Air Force to embark on the most dangerous missions during World War II.
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer
One Bullet Away
The Making of a Marine Officer
Hardcover      ISBN: 0618556133
An ex-Marine captain shares his story of fighting in a recon battalion in both Afghanistan and Iraq, beginning with his brutal training on Quantico Island and following his progress through various training sessions and ultimately, conflict in the deadliest conflicts since the Vietnam War.
One Step Forward: The Life of Ken Dahlberg
One Step Forward
The Life of Ken Dahlberg
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0979919207
A beautiful biography of a World War II triple ace and Watergate figure.
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.