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    Compiled from the most relevant and important survival information offered by current U.S. Army personnel, and proved by past experience, this handy and concise guide will equip readers to survive in life-threatening conditions. Topics include evasion, navigation, radio communications and signaling,... [READ MORE]
    War, Coups and Terror
    Pakistan's Army in Years of Turmoil
    By Brian Cloughley
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In recent years, Pakistan has changed from being a state of regional strategic significance to one of major global importance. Its geographical position and delicate religious mix, coupled with a complex political structure and its status as a nuclear power, have ensured that its actions—and inactions—have... [READ MORE]
    Witness to Nuremberg
    The Many Lives of the Man who Translated at the Nazi War Trials
    By Richard W. Sonnenfeldt
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Witness to Nuremberg, the chief interpreter for the American prosecution at the Nuremberg trials after World War II offers his insights into dealing directly with Hermann Goering, a leading member of the Nazi Party, as well as the story of his own colorful, eventful life before and after the trials.... [READ MORE]
    The Women Who Wrote the War
    The Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II
    By Nancy Caldwell Sorel
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Here’s how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorel’s portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington; Austin, Texas; and Sioux City, Iowa; from... [READ MORE]
    Virtue, Valor, and Vanity
    The Inside Story of the Founding Fathers and the Price of a More Perfect Union
    By Eric Burns
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Washington, Adams, Henry, Jefferson, Franklin, and Hamilton: their ambitions, intrigues, and jealousies shaped the birth of the nation, but they overcame their foibles and imperfections to throw off the chains of tyranny and form a more perfect union. We think of them now as faces on money or statues... [READ MORE]
    Zigzag
    The Incredible Wartime Exploits of Double Agent Eddie Chapman
    By Nicholas Booth
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The most remarkable double agent of World War II, Eddie Chapman was witty, handsome, and charming. Too bad he was also a con man, womanizer, and safe-cracker. To the British, though, he was known as ZigZag, one of MI5’s most valuable agents. To the Abwehr—German military intelligence—he was known as... [READ MORE]
    The Weather Factor
    How Nature Has Changed History
    By Erik Durschmied
    (Arcade Publishing)
    From the author of The Hinge Factor comes a thrilling, page-turning series of dramatic historical re-creations revealing how the fate of humankind has often been decided by the uncontrollable, unpredictable power of weather. From the doomed campaigns of the Roman legions and Napoleon to the fate of US... [READ MORE]
    What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don't
    A Non-Partisan Guide to the Issues That Matter
    By Jessamyn Conrad
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in its second edition, here is one of the first and only issue-based nonpartisan guides to contemporary American politics. It’s a very exciting time in American politics. Voter turnout in primaries and caucuses across the nation has shattered old records. More than ever, in this election year people... [READ MORE]
    Warriors of Disinformation
    How Lies, Videotape, and the USIA Won the Cold War
    By Alvin A. Snyder
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Have you ever thought about what really goes on behind the walls of the White House or the Pentagon? Particularly in times of political upheaval, it often seems that the government and the media work together to keep the voting public confused and distracted. In Warriors of Disinformation, Alvin A. Snyder,... [READ MORE]
    Military demolitions are the destruction by fire, water, explosive, and mechanical means of areas, structures, facilities, or materials to accomplish a military objective. The U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook is a guide to the use of explosives in the destruction of military obstacles from... [READ MORE]
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