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The Imperial Cruise:
A Secret History of Empire and War
The trick is hidden in plain sight. Can you see it? It?s the girl you notice first ? she?s glamorous and lively, with a note of mischief about her. She?s clearly up to ...
A Question of Command:
Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq
Hearts and minds? Overrated. If you want to run a successful counterinsurgency, it all starts with the person at the top. Moyar takes issue with much of ...
Medal of Honor with Ed Tracy
Michael Thornton, U.S. Navy, Vietnam
Lt. Thomas Norris had a dangerous mission to complete, and he had his pick of men to join him. He chose a 23 year old Navy SEAL named Michael ...
We Were Pirates
We Were Pirates is adapted from the colorful diaries and recollections of Robert Hunt, an enlisted man who served aboard the USS Tambor during World War II ..
The Rise and Fall of Communism
Once a club of sixteen nations, whose membership ruled nearly half the globe, they are now reduced to five; even as the economic crisis of 2008 offered ...
James Carl Nelson
The Remains of Company D: A Story of the Great War
Face down in a field of wheat, blood leaking from both sides of his body, John Nelson waited for what remained of his life. Above him, the hot summer air was split...
Army life involves more than two hundred years of tradition, rules, and regulations, and it offers long periods of monotony interspersed with moments ...
Shadow of the Sword
This is how the story is normally shown: the hero introduced, the mission explained, the vow made, the battle fierce, the rescue victorious, the hero ...
Germany 1945: From War to Peace
The Nazis took a vow from the memory of their nation?s defeat in World War I: there would be no armistice to end this war, no humiliating terms of surrender to ...
Pritzker Military Library to Receive National Medal for Museum and Library Service Nation?s Highest Award for Community Service
Darrell Griffin, Sr.
Last Journey: A Father Son in Wartime
Their book began as The Great Conversation ? a father and son chewing over life, faith, and philosophy, debating the reasons behind the war in Iraq and ...
Michael & Elizabeth M. Norman
Tears in the Darkness:
The Story of the Bataan Death March & Its Aftermath
Don't stop walking. You haven't slept in days, and you haven't eaten a full meal for more than four months. Your entire body is shaking from ...
Medal of Honor with Ed Tracy
Robert D. Maxwell, U.S. Army, World War II
For more than 65 years, he has carried a message wherever he goes. In World War II, the messages were between the command post and the front lines ...
The Gamble: General David Petraeus & the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006 - 2008
His evaluation was right there in the title of his first book about in Iraq, in 2006: Fiasco. Since that book came out, we?ve seen a new secretary of defense ...
The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan
Their mission was secret, and time was short. So in order to cross the steep mountain trails of Afghanistan, the U.S. Special Forces turned to some ...
Truman and MacArthur
Policy, Politics, and the Hunger for Honor and Renown
The nerve of him! How dare that little necktie salesman, that cheap tinhorn politician - how dare he pull a five-star general from the field of battle? We're talking...
Literature Award Announcement
HISTORIAN GERHARD WEINBERG TO RECEIVE 2009 PRITZKER MILITARY LIBRARY LITERATURE AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT...
Nick Del Calzo
Nick Del Calzo, Photographer
It's often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But the work of photographer Nick Del Calzo needs only one word to describe its incredible value: courage
The Accidental Guerrilla:
Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One
It's not that we haven't fought the war in Iraq before, argues David Kilcullen. We have - the U.S. and its allies have dealt with similar conflicts in post-war Germany...
Beyond Pearl Harbor
The Untold Stories of Japan's Naval Airmen
"The initial feeling after shooting down someone was relief, because it was not me who was shot down," said Harada-san. "When we shot at each other, we were...
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