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    The Life of George Washington
    By John Marshall, Introduction by Wayne LaPierre
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    America’s first president has captivated our interest for more than two centuries, but no biographer of George Washington knew him with the authenticity, intimacy, and depth of understanding as John Marshall exhibited in his book The Life of George Washington. This biography was begun in 1799 following... [READ MORE]
    Drone Warfare
    The Development of Unmanned Aerial Conflict
    By Dave Sloggett
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot on board. Its flight is either controlled autonomously by computers in the vehicle, or under the remote control of a navigator or pilot on the ground or in another vehicle. Drone Warfare is one of the first books... [READ MORE]
    Secrets of a German POW
    The Capture and Interrogation of Hauptmann Herbert Cleff
    By Brian Brinkworth
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This is the riveting and extraordinary story of Kapitan Herbert Cleff, presented here for the first time by Brian Brinkworth. Cleff, an Officer on the staff of General Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, attached to the 21st Panzer division operating in the Western desert, was captured near El Dab'a in Libya on... [READ MORE]
    Out of Jordan
    A Sabra in the Peace Corps Tells Her Story
    By Dalya Cohen-Mor
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A riveting memoir of the first Israeli-born Jewish American to be sent as a Peace Corps volunteer to a closed Arab society.A good memoir is a survivor’s tale—the story of a person who has faced obstacles and made it through well enough to tell it. Dalya Cohen-Mor, a Sabra-born American woman, volunteered... [READ MORE]
    JFK's Secret Doctor
    The Remarkable Life of Medical Pioneer and Legendary Rock Climber Hans Kraus
    By Susan E.B. Schwartz, Foreword by Yvon Chouinard
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Set against the grand panorama of twentieth-century world events, it captures the remarkable life and spirit of climbing and medical visionary Hans Kraus (1905-1966). Kraus was taught English by James Joyce, escaped Nazi dominated Europe, and was JFK’s secret back specialist. A legendary rock climber... [READ MORE]
    Sailing Ships of New England 1606-1907
    By George Francis Dow, By John Robinson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Gathered from museums and private collections, the hundreds of images here are a reminder of a time when sailing was central to the life and growth of New England. Including paintings and photographs of vessels built, owned, or commanded by New England men, these illustrations will fascinate anyone who... [READ MORE]
    The Cowboy
    His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the Development of the West
    By Philip Ashton Rollins
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Although the American cowboy has long been a favorite subject for novelists, filmmakers, and illustrators, too often the picture they paint bears little relation to reality. Philip Ashton Rollins, who lived in the West on and off between 1892 and 1924, set out to create a more accurate portrait of this... [READ MORE]
    The Soldier's Guide
    The Complete Guide to U.S. Army Traditions, Training, and Responsibilities
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    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This manual condenses important information from a number of U.S. Army regulations, field manuals, and other publications into one crucial volume. Written to answer the many questions asked by soldiers of all ranks in the Army, it covers everything from the history and traditions of the American military... [READ MORE]
    The Day After He Left for Iraq
    A Story of Love, Family, and Reunion
    By Melissa Seligman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The emotional true story of a family separated by war. We feel for the men and women who are risking their lives at war, but what of the families they’ve left behind? In gorgeous prose, a military wife describes a year in her family’s life—a year in which her husband leaves for war and returns, and prepares... [READ MORE]
    Remember Us
    My Journey from the Shtetl Through the Holocaust
    By Vic Shayne, By Martin Small
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Remember Us is a look back at the lost world of the shtetl: a wise Zayde offering prophetic and profound words to his grandson, the rich experience of Shabbos, and the treasure of a loving family. All this is torn apart with the arrival of the Holocaust, beginning a crucible fraught with twists and turns... [READ MORE]
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