Military

The View from My Foxhole: A Marine Private’s Firsthand World War II Combat Experience from Guadalcanal to Iwo Jima

Publication Date: 11/01/2022

After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, millions of young American men were eager to join up and defend their country. William Swanson was among them. The View from My Foxhole tells William Swanson’s story of fighting in the jungles of Bougainville and Guam and the ash heap of Iwo Jima.…

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Crisis of Command: How We Lost Trust and Confidence in America’s Generals and Politicians

Publication Date: 09/06/2022

Combat-decorated Marine officer Stuart Scheller speaks out against the debacle of the Afghan pullout as the culmination of a decades-long and still-ongoing betrayal of military members by top leadership, from generals to the commander in chief, comes to light. Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller was the perfect Marine. Battle tested. A…

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Birth of a Regiment: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Sicily and Salerno

Publication Date: 08/16/2022

Book I in the campaign history of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Birth of a Regiment is an authoritative, action-packed account of the 504th’s seminal role in Sicily and Italy, the first two U.S. airborne drops in the European Theater of Operations. Drawing on hundreds of eye-witness testimonies, Frank van…

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The Good Afghan

Publication Date: 07/19/2022

A Special Forces soldier sacrifices everything to achieve one victory in America’s forever war in Afghanistan. When Charlie, an American Special Forces soldier, finds out the Taliban is trying to sell a Soviet suitcase nuke to Al-Qaeda, he enlists his former interpreter-turned-contractor Ahmed Wali to help recover it. But Wali—one…

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Ghostriders 1976-1995: “Invictus” Combat History of the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, Iran, El Salvador, Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Somalia (2)

Publication Date: 05/31/2022

Resistance is futile. You can run, but you’ll only die tired. The AC-130 Gunship was quickly developed in 1968 to provide fire support for ground forces in Vietnam. Twenty-eight C-130 cargo aircraft were converted into AC-130s for night attack operations. The AC-130 was crude, ugly, ad hoc, and detested by…

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Swords of Lightning: Green Beret Horse Soldiers and America’s Response to 9/11

Publication Date: 05/17/2022

The first-person account of how a small band of Green Berets used horses and laser-guided bombs to overthrow the Taliban and al-Qaeda in Afghanistan after 9/11. They landed in a dust storm so thick the chopper pilot used dead reckoning and a guess to find the ground. Welcomed by a…

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At First Light: A True World War II Story of a Hero and His Horse

Publication Date: 04/19/2022

What makes 2nd Lieutenant Phil Larimore’s story special is what happened in World War II’s closing days and the people—and horses—he interacted with in this Forrest Gump-like tale that is emotional, heartbreaking, and inspiring. Growing up in the 1930s in Memphis, Tennessee, Phil Larimore is the ultimate Boy Scout—able to…

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Five Nickels: True Story of the Desert Storm Heroics and Sacrifice of Air Force Captain Steve Phillis

Publication Date: 02/15/2022

Five Nickels is the true story of Captain Steve Phillis, a decorated Air Force A-10 fighter pilot killed under heroic circumstances while trying to save his downed wingman on their thirtieth Desert Storm combat mission. On February 15, 1991, Captain Steve Phillis was leading his wingman, Lieutenant Rob Sweet, on…

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The New Land

Publication Date: 11/30/2021

From bestselling historian and storyteller David O. Stewart, The New Land brings the reader back in time to tell uniquely American stories—full of adventure, excitement, heartbreak, and a tapestry of richly developed characters. Lose yourself in the challenges and emotions of eighteenth-century Maine.  In 1753, Johann Oberstrasse’s wife, Christianne, announces that their…

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The Navigation Case: Training, Flying and Fighting the 1942 to 1945 New Guinea War

Publication Date: 11/23/2021

The Navigation Case reveals the drama and sacrifice expended by America’s pioneering pilots’ first ever demonstration of air superiority, during the greatest campaign in U.S. Air Force history. An aged and glossy leather briefcase was discovered when our family house was cleaned out and sold. We came to learn that…

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