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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw

By: General/Bowden, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 3/21/2014

Seller ID: 9780142000953

ISBN: 0142000957

Condition: USED


A tour de force of investigative journalism-this is the story of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel. Escobar's criminal empire held a nation of thirty million hostage in a reign of terror that would only end with his death. In an intense, up-close account, award-winning journalist Mark Bowden exposes details never before revealed about the U.S.-led covert sixteen-month manhunt. With unprecedented access to important players--including Colombian president Cisar Gaviria and the incorruptible head of the special police unit that pursued E... View more info

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Imperial Cruise: A Secret History of Empire and War

By: General/Bradley,James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS: 11/13/2014

Seller ID: 9780316014007

ISBN: 0316014001

Condition: USED


On the success of his two bestselling books about World War II, James Bradley began to wonder what the real catalyst was for the Pacific War. What he discovered shocked him. In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his daughter Alice, and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea with the intent of forging an agreement to divide up Asia. This clandestine pact lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, and the communist revolution in China. In 2005, James Br... View more info

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Emergency Sex (and Other Desperate Measures)

By: General/Cain, Kenneth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 2/27/2012

Seller ID: 9780091908867

ISBN: 0091908868

Condition: USED


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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: General/Carroll, Andrew

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/13/2014

Seller ID: 9780743202947

ISBN: 0743202945

Condition: USED


In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project with the goal of remembering Americans who have served this nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, more than 50,000 war letters discovered in basements, attics, scrapbooks, and old trunks have poured in from around the country. The best of these letters are assembled in this extraordinary collection, offering unprecedented insight into the Civil War, World Wars I and II, Vietnam, Korea, the Cold War, the Persian Gulf, and even the fighting in Somalia and the Balkans.Featured here are dramatic accounts of combat writt... View more info

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Behind the Lines

By: General/Carroll, Andrew

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/21/2014

Seller ID: 9780743256162

ISBN: 0743256166

Condition: USED


From the editor of the phenomenal "New York Times" bestseller "War Letters" comes an even more powerful, more revealing collection of rare and previously-unpublished letters from every major war in American history -- all discovered during Andrew Carroll's extraordinary three-year journey throughout the U.S. and to thirty-five countries around the world." View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: General/Carroll, Andrew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WASHINGTON SQUARE: 3/9/2014

Seller ID: 9780743410069

ISBN: 0743410068

Condition: USED


In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project, with the goal of remembering Americans who have served their nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, over 50,000 letters have poured in from around the country. Nearly two hundred of them comprise this amazing collection -- including never-before-published letters that appear in the new afterword. Here are letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf war, Somalia, and Bosnia -- dramatic eyewitness accounts from the front lines, poignant expressions of love fo... View more info

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Managing Nuclear Operations

By: General/Carter, Ashton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: BROOKINGS INSTITUTION:

Seller ID: 9780815713135

ISBN: 0815713134

Condition: USED


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Oxford Companion to American Military History

By: General/Chambers, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780195071986

ISBN: 0195071980

Condition: USED


With more than 1,100 entries written by some 500 distinguished contributors, The Oxford Companion to American Military History is "the most comprehensive treatment of American military history ever compiled" (Parameters: U.S. Army War College Quarterly) and an "easy-to-browse, well-organized work" (The Washington Post). Here is a gold mine of information on American military history, exploring battles and soldiers, ships and weapons, services and doctrines--as well as the social and cultural impact of the U.S. military at home and around the world. The Oxford Companion to American Mili... View more info

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Gun

By: General/Chivers, C.J.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: 9780743271738

ISBN: 0743271734

Condition: USED


At a secret arms-design contest in Stalin s Soviet Union, army technicians submitted a stubby rifle with a curved magazine. Dubbed the AK-47, it was selected as the Eastern Bloc s standard arm. Scoffed at in the Pentagon as crude and unimpressive, it was in fact a breakthrough a compact automatic that could be mastered by almost anyone, last decades in the field, and would rarely jam. Manufactured by tens of millions in planned economies, it became first an instrument of repression and then the most lethal weapon of the Cold War. Soon it was in the hands of terrorists. In a searing examina... View more info

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See Me for Who I Am: Student Veterans' Stories of War and Coming Home

By: General/Chrisinger, David

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9781944079017

ISBN: 1944079017

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Shadow Warriors

By: General/Clancy, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/27/2012

Seller ID: 0399147837

ISBN: 0399147837

Condition: USED


In his first two Commanders books, Tom Clancy teamed with armor and infantry General Fred Franks, Jr., and Air Force General Chuck Horner to provide masterful blends of history, biography, you-are-there narrative, insight into the practice of leadership, and plain old-fashioned storytelling. Shadow Warriors is all of that, and more, for in the words of Lieutenant General Bill Yarborough, "There are itches that only Special Forces can scratch." The training, resourcefulness, and creativity of the SF soldier make him capable of jobs that few other soldiers could handle, in situations where ... View more info

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Waging Modern War: Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Future of Combat

By: General/Clark, Wesley K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PUBLIC AFFAIRS:

Seller ID: 9781586481391

ISBN: 1586481398

Condition: USED


In "Waging Modern War," General Wesley K. Clark recounts his experience leading NATO's forces to a hard-fought and ultimately successful victory in Kosovo in 1999. As the American military machine has swung into action in the months following the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, it has become clear that the lessons of Kosovo are directly applicable to the war against terrorism and the nations that sponsor it. The problems posed, and overcome, in the war in Kosovo-how to fight an air war against unconventional forces in rough terrain and how to coordinate U.S. objectives with... View more info

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On War (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)

By: General/Clausewitz, Carl Von

Price: $6.50

Seller ID: 9780760755976

ISBN: 0760755973

Condition: USED


If, in the next place, we keep once more to the pure conception of War, then we must say that the political object properly lies out of its province, for if War is an act of violence to compel the enemy to fulfil our will, then in every case all depends on our overthrowing the enemy, that is, disarming him, and on that alone. View more info

On War

By: General/Clausewitz, Carl von

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 9781469947020

ISBN: 1469947021

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Clausewitz's On War: A Biography (Books That Changed the World)

By: General/Clausewitz/Strachan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC:

Seller ID: 9780802143631

ISBN: 0802143636

Condition: USED


Carl von Clausewitz's On War, first published in Germany after the Napoleonic Wars, is perhaps the most important book on military strategy ever written. It has influenced generations of generals and politicans, has been blamed for the unprecedented death tolls in the First and Second World Wars, and is still required reading at military academies to this day. But On War, which was never finished and was published posthumously, is obscure and fundamentally contradictory. What Clausewitz declares in book 1 he discounts in book 8. The language is confusing and the relevance not always clear. For... View more info

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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, From the

By: General/Coll, Steve

Price: $6.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143034667

ISBN: 0143034669

Condition: USED


Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize The explosive first-hand account of America's secret history in Afghanistan With the publication of "Ghost Wars," Steve Coll became not only a Pulitzer Prize winner, but also the expert on the rise of the Taliban, the emergence of Bin Laden, and the secret efforts by CIA officers and their agents to capture or kill Bin Laden in Afghanistan after 1998. View more info

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Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior

By: General/Couch, Dick

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780307339386

ISBN: 0307339386

Condition: USED


IN combating terror, America can no longer depend on its conventional military superiority and the use of sophisticated technology. We are fighting guerrilla wars, against insurgents hidden in remote regions, often deep among the local population. In battles such as these, squadrons of billion-dollar bombers and naval fleets mean much less than on-the-ground intelligence and the ability to organize local forces. That's why, more than ever before, we need men like those of the Army Special Forces--the legendary Green Berets. In Chosen Soldier, Dick Couch--a former Navy SEAL widely admired f... View more info

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Warrior Elite: Forging of SEAL Class 228

By: General/Couch, Dick

Price: $7.00

Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR: 3/3/2014

Seller ID: 1400046955

ISBN: 1400046955

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Finishing School

By: General/Couch, Dick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR: 5/17/2011

Seller ID: 9780609810460

ISBN: 0609810464

Condition: USED


In America's new war, the first guns in the fight are special operations forces, including the Navy SEALs, specially trained warriors who operate with precision, swiftness, and lethal force. In the constantly shifting war on terror, SEAL units--small in number, flexible, stealthy, and ef?cient--are more vital than ever to America's security as they take the battle to an elusive enemy around the globe. But how are Navy SEALs made? Dick Couch, author of the acclaimed "Warrior Elite," follows SEALs on the ground and in the water as they undergo SEAL Tactical Training, where they master combat... View more info

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Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story

By: General/Couch, Dick

Price: $6.50

Publisher: WILLIAM MORROW & CO:

Seller ID: 9780062336606

ISBN: 0062336606

Condition: USED


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