Biography/Memoir
 
   
100 Missions North
A Fighter Pilot's Story of the Vietnam War
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After the Taliban
Nation-Building in Afghanistan
The first insider's account of the Bush administration's post—9/11 diplomacy
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Alexander
Invincible King of Macedonia
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Always Faithful
A Memoir of the Marine Dogs of WWII
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Amelia Back To Top
A Life of the Aviation Legend
"Earhart's story soars again." —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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American Guerrilla
My War Behind Japanese Lines
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American Shooter
A Personal History of Gun Culture in the United States
A liberal in the NRA
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Aung San Suu Kyi
A Biography
Democracy incarnate
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B-17s Over Berlin
Personal Stories from the 95th Bomb Group
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Back From Tobruk Back To Top
The long-lost diary of a journalist at war
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Before Amelia
Women Pilots in the Early Days of Aviation
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Bernard Fall
Memories of a Soldier-Scholar
The first biography of the legendary prophet of the Vietnam War
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Blood on the Lens
A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan
A personal journey from naiveté to awareness in an ancient land of stark beauty and wartime devastation
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Born Under an Assumed Name
The Memoir of a Cold War Spy's Daughter
Intelligence has its price
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Broadcasts from the Blitz Back To Top
How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War
The broadcasting pioneer at the nexus between journalism and foreign policy
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Bullets, Bombs, and Fast Talk
Twenty-five Years of FBI War Stories
"Power comes from the barrel of a gun." — Mao Tse Tung
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A Carrier at War
On Board the USS Kitty Hawk in the Iraq War
In combat with the men and women of today's U.S. Navy
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Chained Eagle
The Heroic Story of the First American Shot Down over North Vietnam
A volume in Brassey’s Aviation Classics series
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Clive
Founder of British India
The teenage clerk who led an army and founded British India
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Counterspy Back To Top
Memoirs of a Counterintelligence Officer in World War II and the Cold War
By the spy who headed U.S. counter-intelligence in postwar Berlin
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The Devil's Garden
A War Crimes Investigator's Story
A behind-the-scenes look at war crimes in Yugoslavia
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Doctor to the Resistance
The Heroic True Story of an American Surgeon and His Family in Occupied Paris
Dr. Jack Jackson was the Paris physician of Hemingway and Fitzgerald
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Doolittle
Aerospace Visionary
A compelling look at a brave warrior and aeronautical pioneer in both the civilian and military fields of aviation
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Eisenhower
Soldier-Statesman of the American Century
Provides an insightful and concise account of America's foremost warrior-diplomat
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Endless Enemies Back To Top
Inside FBI Counterterrorism
An FBI agent's adventures in fighting terrorists
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Enter the Past Tense
My Secret Life as a CIA Assassin
Naval officer, family man, scholar, professional hit man
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Envoy to the Terror
Gouverneur Morris and the French Revolution
An American Founding Father’s important contributions to the French Revolution
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Etched in Purple
One Soldier's War in Europe
A rediscovered classic memoir of World War II
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Father of Money
Buying Peace in Baghdad
The challenges of creating order from chaos in a wartime Baghdad slum
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Flawed Patriot Back To Top
The Rise and Fall of CIA Legend Bill Harvey
A colorful, in-depth biography of America's greatest intelligence operator
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The Flying Greek
An Immigrant Fighter Ace's WWII Odyssey with the RAF, USAAF, and French Resistance
The memoir of an immigrant combat pilot
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Foch
Supreme Allied Commander in the Great War
Analyzes the career of one of France’s greatest military heroes and examines the contentious postwar Versailles Conference of 1919
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The Forgotten Soldier
The illustrated edition of the classic German WWII autobiography
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Fragments of Grace
My Search for Meaning in the Strife of South Asia
A journalist’s deeply personal exploration of a world the West has only begun to understand
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Gatekeeper Back To Top
Memoirs of a CIA Polygraph Examiner
The CIA's most experienced polygraph examiner describes more than thirty years of service
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Generation's End
A Personal Memoir of American Power After 9/11
Foreword by George Packer
The origins of the war on terrorism as seen from the New York Times’s op-ed desk
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Genghis Khan
History's Greatest Empire Builder
A new volume in the Military Profiles series
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God's Samurai
Lead Pilot at Pearl Harbor
The unusual story of Mitsuo Fuchida, the career aviator who led the attack on Pearl Harbor and participated in most of the fiercest battles of the Pacific war
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Gordon
Victorian Hero
A new volume in the Military Profile series
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Guderian Back To Top
Panzer Pioneer or Myth Maker?
Revising the controversial legend
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The Gulf Between Us
Love and Survival in Desert Storm
The compelling true story of Col. Cliff Acree and Cynthia Acree, two high school sweethearts whose lives were torn apart by the Gulf War.
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Harvest in the Snow
My Crusade to Rescue the Lost Children of Bosnia
The true story of the American woman who helped rescue children of Sarajevo
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Heavy Metal
A Tank Company's Battle to Baghdad
A no-holds-barred account from the tip of the Army’s spear
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Hemingway on the China Front
His WWII Spy Mission with Martha Gellhorn
Love, fame, war, and espionage
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The Highway War Back To Top
A Marine Company Commander in Iraq
An insightful memoir of anxious battle preparations and fierce combat
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Hindenburg
Icon of German Militarism
Analyzes the storied career of one of Germany’s most famous military leaders
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Hitler
The Pathology of Evil
A psychotherapist plumbs the depths of one of history's most disturbed minds
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Hitler's Prisoners
Seven Cell Mates Tell Their Stories
A rare look at Hitler's "other victims" - non-Jewish Germans caught in the trap of Nazi terror
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Imperial Footprints
Henry Morton Stanley’s African Journeys
Reevaluates the extraordinary exploits of one of history’s most controversial figures
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Introducing...The Sky Blazers Back To Top
The Adventures of a Special Band of Troops That Entertained the Allied Forces During World War II
Soldiers who formed a comedy and musical troupe dodge bullets during World War II
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John Warden and the Renaissance of American Air Power
The most influential air power strategist since World War II
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The Korean War
The Story and Photographs
Published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Korean War, this compelling photographic history tells the entire story of the war
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The Last Great Senator
Robert C. Byrd's Encounters with Eleven U.S. Presidents
The falcon of the Senate
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Legacy of Discord
Voices of the Vietnam Era
Probing interviews with leading participants in, and critical observers of, the Vietnam War
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Lieutenant Ramsey's War Back To Top
From Horse Soldier to Guerrilla Commander
After leading the last cavalry charge in U.S. history in 1942, Ramsey joined the Philippine resistance and rose to command more than 40,000 guerrillas
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The Life and Mysterious Death of Ian MacKintosh
The Inside Story of The Sandbaggers and Television's Top Spy
Stranger than fiction
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Little Phil
A Reassessment of the Civil War Leadership of Gen. Philip H. Sheridan
Provides insight into the real personality of the famous warrior
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Log Book
A Pilot's Life
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Long Journey with Mr. Jefferson
The Life of Dumas Malone
The fascinating life and work of a preeminent presidential biographer
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Man versus Ball Back To Top
One Ordinary Guy and His Extraordinary Sports Adventures
One fan, one bucket list, one remarkable set of adventures
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The Marcel Network
How One French Couple Saved 527 Children from the Holocaust
Two who dared
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Marine Rifleman
Forty-Three Years in the Corps
Recounts a Medal of Honor recipient’s legendary career in both enlisted and commissioned service that spanned more than four decades of U.S. military operations
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Meade
Victor of Gettysburg
One of the Civil War's most famous, yet misunderstood, generals
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Medal of Honor
One Man's Journey From Poverty and Prejudice
The powerful story of one man's fight against bigotry, paralysis, and his war enemy that led to the Medal of Honor
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The Meinertzhagen Mystery Back To Top
The Life and Legend of a Colossal Fraud
The astonishingly influential life of an extraordinary liar
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Mickey Mantle
America's Prodigal Son
Places Mickey Mantle and the Mantle mythology within the context of America in the 1950s and 1960s
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Minefields of the Heart
A Mother's Stories of a Son at War
Facilitating understanding between war veterans and their families
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Molotov
Stalin's Cold Warrior
More than a top Soviet bureaucrat
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Montgomery
D-Day Commander
Spotlighting the British Army's tempestuous World War II general
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My Hitch in Hell Back To Top
The Bataan Death March
My Hitch in Hell is an inspiring survivor's epic about the triumph of human will despite unimaginable human suffering.
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Needle in the Bone
How a Holocaust Survivor and a Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds and Found Each Other
The courage for making a new life
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New Heavens
My Life as a Fighter Pilot and a Founder of the Israel Air Force
The origins of Israeli air power
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No Stone Unturned
A Father's Memoir of His Son's Encounter with Traumatic Brain Injury
Foreword by Lee Woodruff
Recovering from the "invisible disability"
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On-Scene Commander
From Street Agent to Deputy Director of the FBI
The memoir of the FBI's former #2 man
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One Marshal's Badge Back To Top
A Memoir of Fugitive Hunting, Witness Protection, and the U.S. Marshals Service
"Much more than one cop’s tales of gritty cases. It’s an encounter with our country’s recent history." — From the foreword by John Walsh, host of America's Most Wanted
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The One that Got Away
My SAS Mission behind Enemy Lines
A story of extraordinary courage under fire, of narrow escapes, of a battle against the most adverse physical conditions, and, above all, of one man's courageous refusal to lie down and die
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Operation Overflight
A Memoir of the U-2 Incident
The incident that wrecked a summit conference and inaugurated a new era in the ancient art of spying
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Paths Without Glory
Richard Francis Burton in Africa
The downfall of England's greatest diplomat/adventurer
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The Pattons
A Personal History of an American Family
The saga of a famous American family
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Petain Back To Top
Verdun to Vichy
Analyzes the military career of one of the greatest, yet controversial, French military commanders of the twentieth century
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Philip II of Macedonia
Greater Than Alexander
The military genius of Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great
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The Poet
The Life and Los Angeles Times of Jim Murray
Meet the best sportswriter of the twentieth century
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Rabbi Outcast
Elmer Berger and American Jewish Anti-Zionism
A pivotal figure in American anti-Zionism
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Red Partisan
The Memoir of a Soviet Resistance Fighter on the Eastern Front
A rare firsthand record of partisan warfare on the Eastern Front
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Rickover Back To Top
Father of the Nuclear Navy
Controversy and genius
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Ruse
Undercover with FBI Counterintelligence
How do you con a traitor?
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Semmes
Rebel Raider
Chronicles the daring career of the South's greatest naval hero, the commander of the CSS Alabama
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Seymour Hersh
Scoop Artist
Investigating the investigator
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Shadow Wars
Chasing Conflict in an Era of Peace
The evolution of war, up close and personal
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Simple Gestures Back To Top
A Cultural Journey into the Middle East
Overturns common misperceptions about the lives of Middle Easterners
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Snake Pilot
Flying the Cobra Attack Helicopter in Vietnam
Flies the reader into combat with the same elite air cavalry unit portrayed in the film Apocalypse Now
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A Soldier to the Last
Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler in Blue and Gray
One of only two Confederate generals who are buried in Arlington National Cemetery
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Soldiering
Observations from Korea, Vietnam, and Safe Places
Takes the reader behind the scenes on Special Forces operations in Cambodia and Laos
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Solitary Survivor
The First American POW in Southeast Asia
Memoir of America's first prisoner of communist forces in Southeast Asia
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Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer Back To Top
An American Fighter Pilot Over Europe
"Aviation buffs will smell the gunpowder." —Washington Post Book World
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Spymaster
My Life in the CIA
The long-awaited memoirs of a legendary figure in the history of American intelligence
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Stay off the Skyline
The Sixth Marine Division on Okinawa - An Oral History
The story of eighty-two days on an island hell
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Strike and Hold
A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in World War II
A fast-moving memoir of T. Moffatt Burriss's extraordinary role as a platoon leader and company commander with the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Europe and North Africa during World War II
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Surviving Twice
Amerasian Children of the Vietnam War
Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War
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Tempered Steel Back To Top
The Three Wars of Triple Air Force Cross Winner Jim Kasler
WWII tailgunner, Korean War jet ace, Vietnam POW, and the only three-time recipient of the Air Force Cross
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Thutmose III
The Military Biography of Egypt's Greatest Warrior King
Egypt's most brilliant commander
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Tirpitz
Architect of the German High Seas Fleet
He dared to challenge British naval supremacy
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To the Limit
An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam
A helicopter pilot's dramatic memoir
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Under Custer's Command
The Civil War Journal of James Henry Avery
Avery fought in the legendary Michigan Cavalry Brigade, commanded by George Armstrong Custer
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Undoing Saddam Back To Top
From Occupation to Sovereignty in Northern Iraq
The remarkable war diary of an Army civil affairs officer in Iraq
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Unlikely Liberal
Sarah Palin's Curious Record as Alaska's Governor
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The Valley's Edge
A Year with the Pashtuns in the Heartland of the Taliban
The war in Afghanistan as seen through the eyes of an American diplomat and military veteran working directly with villagers
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Victory at Any Cost
The Genius of Viet Nam's Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap
The definitive biography of one of history's greatest generals
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Villa
Soldier of the Mexican Revolution
Analyzes the raucous career of one of the Mexican Revolution's central figures
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Wade Hampton Back To Top
Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman
Winner of the 2006 Douglas Southall Freeman History Award
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Wake Island Pilot
A World War II Memoir
The "gripping and exciting" (Publishers Weekly) story of a captured young Marine pilot who survived more than three years in Japanese prison camps before escaping
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War in the Boats
My WWII Submarine Battles
The journal from eight action-filled patrols in the South Pacific
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Warthog
Flying the A-10 in the Gulf War
Riveting perspectives on aerial combat
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Washington & Napoleon
Leadership in the Age of Revolution
Two political and military giants compared
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Where the Paved Road Ends Back To Top
One Woman's Extraordinary Experiences in Yemen
Finding kindness in a place known in the West as a terrorist sanctuary
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White Tigers
My Secret War in North Korea
With Malcom's experience as coordinator of the intelligence activities of eleven partisan battalions, White Tigers examines all aspects of guerrilla activities in Korea
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William D. Pawley
The Extraordinary Life of the Adventurer, Entrepreneur, and Diplomat Who Cofounded the Flying Tigers
The amazing true story of a businessman-adventurer who changed the world
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William Henry Seward
Lincoln's Right Hand
The biography of Lincoln's flamboyant secretary of state and one of the political figures of the nineteeth century
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Wounded Warriors
A Soldier's Story of Healing through Birds
Foreword by Cindy Parsons
Recovery and healing through birds
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Your Loyal and Loving Son Back To Top
The Letters of Tank Gunner Karl Fuchs, 1933–1941
Introduction by Dennis Showalter
Offers a rare and invaluable primary source document for scholars and those interested in the Third Reich
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