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True Tales of the Elite United State Special Forces

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These books cover the range of experiences of our men and women in uniform. They showcase their bravery and the often deadly missions they undertake.

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St. Martin's Press

Roughneck Nine-One

The Extraordinary Story of a Special Forces A-team at War

On April 6, 2003, twenty-six Green Berets, including those of Sergeant 1st Class Frank Anentori’s Special Forces A-Team (call sign Roughneck Nine One), led a...

"...!” ---Jim Morris, Major, US Army Special Forces (Retired), and author of War Story   “Roughneck Nine One..."

Frank Antenori

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St. Martin's Press

Killer Elite

The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team

A top-secret U.S. Army Special Operations unit has been running covert missions all over the world, from leading death squads to the hideout of drug baron...

"...A top-secret U.S. Army Special Operations unit has been running covert missions all over the world, from leading death squads to the hideout of drug baron.... A top-secret U.S. Army Special..."

Michael Smith

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St. Martin's Griffin

Raider

The true story of the legendary soldier who performed more POW raids than any other American in history. He went into battle as a boy. And on one of the...

"...Kittleson was selected for the Army's smallest elite unit, the Alamo Scouts. While U.S. forces were pushing..."

Charles W. Sasser Charles W. Sasser

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Beyond Hell and Back

How America's Special Operations Forces Became the World's Greatest Fighting Unit

An inside look at seven of the most harrowing and significant Special Operations missions ever. Courage beyond reason. Loyalty beyond faith. Perseverance...

"...to the U.S. Army Special Forces in combat. It consists of a series of excellent narratives of crucial..."

By Dwight Jon Zimmerman and John D. Gresham

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A John Macrae Book

The Lions of Iwo Jima

The Lions of Iwo Jima tells the full story of one of the greatest units fielded in the history of the U.S. Marines. Combat Team 28, 4500 men strong, trained...

"...story of one of the greatest units fielded in the history of the U.S. Marines. Combat Team 28, 4500..."

By Major General Fred Haynes USMC-RET and James A. Warren

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An Army at Dawn

The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A splendid book... The emphasis throughout is on the human drama of men at war."—The Washington...

"...you, come see us as soon as you can,” Hewitt wrote in exasperation. Without consulting the Navy, Army..."

Rick Atkinson Rick Atkinson

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Henry Holt and Co.

The Day of Battle

The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In the second volume of his epic trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells...

"...Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the harrowing story of the.... In the second volume of his epic trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the harrowing story of the campaigns in Sicily and Italy   In An Army at Dawn—winner of the Pulitzer..."

Rick Atkinson Rick Atkinson

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Henry Holt and Co.

In a Time of War

The Proud and Perilous Journey of West Point's Class of 2002

The dramatic story of West Point’s class of 2002, the first in a generation to graduate during wartime They came to West Point in a time of peace, but soon...

"...in particular: Todd Bryant, an amiable, funny Californian for whom military service was a family..."

Bill Murphy Jr. Bill Murphy Jr.

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