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The War for Gaul: A New Translation Cover Image
By Julius Caesar, James O'Donnell (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780691216690
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Published: Princeton University Press - July 13th, 2021

A translation that captures the power of one of the greatest war stories ever told-Julius Caesar's account of his brutal campaign to conquer Gaul


Tolkien And The Great War: The Threshold of Middle-earth Cover Image
$31.95
ISBN: 9780618574810
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Published: William Morrow - June 1st, 2005

* TOLKIEN * Now a major motion picture *

Acclaimed as “the best book about J.R.R. Tolkien” (A. N. Wilson), this award-winning biography explores J.R.R.


Genghis Khan's Greatest General: Subotai the Valiant Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780806137346
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - March 1st, 2006

This book tells the story of Subotai the Valiant, a warrior for Genghis Khan and one of the greatest generals in military history. Subotai commanded armies whose size, scale, and scope of operations surpassed those led by any other commander in the ancient world.


The Storm on Our Shores: One Island, Two Soldiers, and the Forgotten Battle of World War II Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451678383
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Published: Atria Books - August 4th, 2020

This “engrossing” (The Wall Street Journal) national bestseller and true “heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption” (Hampton Sides, bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers) reveals how a discovered diary—found during a brutal World War II battle—changed our war-torn society’s perceptions of Japan.

May 1943.


A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin Cover Image
By Joseph Plumb Martin, Thomas Fleming (Introduction by), William Chad Stanley (Afterword by)
$6.95
ISBN: 9780451531582
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Published: Signet - June 1st, 2010

With a new afterword by William Chad Stanley

Here a private in the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War narrates his adventures in the army of a newborn country.


General John Buford Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780306812743
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Published: Da Capo Press - October 21st, 2003

The film Gettysburg introduced the general public to Union cavalry leader John Buford and his key role on the first day of the battle; no full-length biography of the general has ever been written until now.


Quantrill at Lawrence: The Untold Story Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781589809093
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - April 26th, 2011

The Lawrence raid of August 21, 1863, was considered one of the bloodiest events of the Civil War. The actions that brought on the raid are researched and explored in depth here for the very first time. What is discovered is a collusion in a "legacy of lies" that surrounded the stories of the raid.


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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307382474
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Published: Crown - May 14th, 2013

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY


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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (The American Revolution Series #2) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143110194
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Published: Penguin Books - May 9th, 2017

A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the George Washington Prize


Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062947581
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 5th, 2020

The New York Times Bestseller | Winner of the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award 

Omaha Beach legend Ray Lambert's unforgettable firsthand account of D-Day 


Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781611452310
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Published: Arcade - November 1st, 2011

New York Times Bestseller! By the author of A Man Called Intrepid. The story of Vera Atkins, legendary spy and holder of the Legion of Honor

She was stunning. She was ruthless. She was brilliant and had a will of iron. Born Vera Maria Rosenberg in Bucharest, she became Vera Atkins.


No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780451468741
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Published: Dutton - May 6th, 2014

The #1 New York Times bestselling first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy SEAL who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments.