Biography & Autobiography Books - Military - Bestsellers

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The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062995476
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 28th, 2021

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER

“Chickie takes us thousands of miles on a hilarious quest laced with sorrow, but never dull. You will laugh and cry, but you will not be sorry that you read this rollicking story.”—Malachy McCourt


The Worst Military Leaders in History Cover Image
By John M. Jennings (Editor), Chuck Steele (Editor), Jeremy Blackham (Foreword by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781789145830
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Published: Reaktion Books - March 22nd, 2022

Spanning countries and centuries, a “how-not-to” guide to leadership that reveals the most maladroit military commanders in history.
 
For this book, fifteen distinguished historians were given a deceptively simple task: identify their choice for the worst military leader in history and then explain why theirs is the worst.

From the clueless Conrad v


Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250753373
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Published: Celadon Books - February 9th, 2021

In Never Enough, Mike Hayes—former Commander of SEAL Team TWO—helps readers apply high-stakes lessons about excellence, agility, and meaning across their personal and professional lives.


World War II Memoirs: The Pacific Theater (LOA #351): With the Old Breed at Peleliu and Okinawa / Flights of Passage / Crossing the Line Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781598537048
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Published: Library of America - January 4th, 2022

In one volume, three unforgettable memoirs that capture the brutality, fear, and heroism of the American land, air, and sea war in the Pacific. 
 


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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250239280
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 11th, 2022

"Ty Seidule scorches us with the truth and rivets us with his fierce sense of moral urgency." --Ron Chernow

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy—and explores why some of this country’s oldest wounds have never healed.


It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062135124
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Published: Harper - May 22nd, 2012

New York Times Bestselling Author

Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the unique lessons that shaped his life and career


Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250135582
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 18th, 2022

A groundbreaking journey tracing America’s forgotten path to global powerand how its legacies shape our world todaytold through the extraordinary life of a complicated Marine.


American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062238863
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Published: Harper - January 29th, 2013

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster, Academy-Award nominated movie. 


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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374531263
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - August 5th, 2008

In the #1 New York Times bestseller, A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah tells a riveting story: how at the age of twelve, he fled attacking rebels and wandered a land rendered unrecognizable by violence. By thirteen, he'd been picked up by the government army, and Beah, at heart a gentle boy, found that he was capable of truly terrible acts.


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1776 Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780743226721
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 4th, 2006

America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the h


One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618773435
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Published: Mariner Books - September 7th, 2006

The New York Times bestseller that “provides a close-up and often harrowing look at Fick’s service both in Iraq and Afghanistan” (US News & World Report).

If the Marines are “the few, the proud,” Recon Marines are the fewest and the proudest. Nathaniel Fick’s career begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, after his junior year at Dartmouth.


Topgun: An American Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316416283
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Published: Hachette Books - March 3rd, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"If you loved the movie, you will love the real story in the book." -- Fox & Friends
On the 50th anniversary of the creation of the "Topgun" Navy Fighter School, its founder shares the remarkable inside story of how he and eight other risk-takers revolutionized the art of aerial combat.