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U.S. ARMY AND USMC FROMWWII TO THE PRESENT
Let’s Go!: The History of the 29th Infantry
Division 1917-2001
. Schiffer LTD Alexander F.
Barnes, with TimWilliams and Chris Calkins. An
easy-to-read narrative for the amateur historian,
and a valuable research tool for the professional,
this provides an enlightening view of the history
of the 29th Infantry Division It also serves as
a unique window to view America military
history from 1917 through World War II to 2001.
Size: 8.5”x11” • 761 color/bw photos • Index •
296pp.•
ISBN:978-0-7643-4636-1•hardcover•$69.99
U.S. Army Rangers & Special Forces of
WWII: Their War in Photos
Robert Todd Ross.
This book tells the story of the U.S. Army’s elite
RangersandSpecialForces largely throughpictures.
An extensive search of public and private archives
unearthed an astonishing number of rare and
never before seen images, including color. Most
notable are the nearly twenty exemplary photos
of Ranger Force in Italy, taken by Robert Capa.
Size:8.5”x11”•250color/bwphotos•216pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1682-6•hard•$59.95
The Supercommandos: First Special Service
Force, 1942-44 – An Illustrated History
Robert Todd Ross. Chronicles the organization,
training, and combat operations of the First Special
Service Force during its brief but exhilarating
history. Full-color maps, order of battle graphics,
charts, and numerous noteworthy original Force
documents are also included. Over eighty full-color
images of authentic First Special Service Force
uniforms, insignia, weapons and equipment.
Size:8.5”x11”•680color/bwphotos•320pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-1171-0•hard•$59.99
With the Black Devils: A Soldier’s WWII Account
with the First Special Service Force and the 82nd
Airborne
Mark J. Nelson. Based on the letters and diary
entries of Sam Byrne, who served with the Force from
the early days in Montana through the unit’s inactivation
in France, the book shares the thoughts and emotions
of a front line soldier chronicling his activities as they
take place. The book follows his experiences after the
Force’s breakup, as he served in both the 504th and
507th Parachute Infantry Regiments.
Size:6”x9”•30bwphotos•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2054-8•hard•$29.95
The Last Fighting General: The Biography of
Robert Tryon Frederick
Anne Hicks. This is the full
story of the legendary U.S. Army officer who formed,
trained,and ledtheuniquebi-nationalFirstSpecialServiceForce.
Frederickwastheyoungestgroundforcesgeneral,theyoungest
divisioncommander,andoneofthemostdecoratedAmerican
soldiersinWWII.Hepioneeredracialintegrationonarmytraining
bases,devisedtrainingregimensusedthroughoutNorthAmerica,
andleftarecordthatwouldseemmythicalifnotdocumented.
Size:6”x9”•40bwphotos•272pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2430-6•hard•$35.00
The Sky Men: A Parachute Rifle Company’s
Story of the Battle of the Bulge and the Jump
Across the Rhine
Kirk B. Ross. This is the story of F
Company of the 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment,
17th U.S. Airborne Division. They were all volunteers to
a new, dangerous, and elite corps – Airborne. Includes
many never before used documents, with the personal
accounts of nearly one hundred men of F Company and
other associated organizations.
Size:6”x9”•130bwphotos/maps•544pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1172-7•hard•$35.00
The Illustrated Manual of U.S. Portable
Flamethrowers
Charles S. Hobson. This is the
first book to cover U.S. portable flamethrowers
in detail, and explores the development of each
model, the prototypes, failures and standardized
models with the history of use in combat from our
first failed attempts in WWI, through WWII, Korea
and Vietnam. Wartime manuals are reproduced
in full on a Mac and PC compatible CD.
Size:8.5”x11”•130color/bwphotos•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3525-9•hard•$49.99
Operation Dragoon - Autopsy of a Battle:
The Allied Liberation of the French Riviera
August-September 1944
Jean-Loup Gassend.
On August15,1944,theAlliedFirstAirborneTaskForce
spearheaded the invasion of southern France with a
nighttime jump intoenemyterritory.Overthenextthree
weeksthiseliteairbornedivision,aidedbytheruthless
FrenchResistance,advancedfromthedropzonesallthe
waytotheFranco-Italianborder,fightingitswaythrough
theFrenchRiviera.
Size:9”x12”•874color/bwphotos•560pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4580-7•hard•$89.99
Duty Before Self: The Story of the 781st Tank
Battalion in World War II
John T. Mitzel. This book
provides an in-depth history of the U.S. Army’s 781st
Tank Battalion as it runs the “Million Dollar Tank Test”
to develop the M4 Sherman “Easy Eight” tank in
1943. The 781st then went on to play a decisive role
in thwarting Hitler’s Operation Nordwind offensive,
and lead the Seventh Army in defeating Nazi Germany
during WWII.
Size:6”x9”•98bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4340-7•hard•$39.99
The Fifth Field: The Story of the 96 American
Soldiers Sentenced to Death and Executed in
Europe and North Africa in World War II
Col.
French L. MacLean. The Last Great Mystery of WWII.
During WWII, in the North African/Mediterranean and
European Theaters of Operation, from the dusty sands
of Algeria to the grim, granite fortresses of Belgium,
96 American soldiers were convicted by Army General
Courts Martial and executed. The proceedings were
short, the justice was tough, and the hangman was crazy.
Size:7”x10”•120bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4577-7•hard•$39.99
G-2: Intelligence for Patton
Oscar W. Koch with
Robert G. Hays. The enigmatic science of military
intelligence is examined in this personal record, written
by Brig.Gen. Koch, who served during WWII as chief
of intelligence for General George S. Patton. It traces
the growth and development of the infant science
through some of the most celebrated battles of the
war. It is the exciting story of the operations behind
the cloak and dagger illusions.
Size:6”x9”•168pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-0800-0•soft•$14.99
U.S. Military War Dogs in WWII
Robert
Rosenkrans. This book is the first to aid collectors
and historians in identifying U.S. military WWII
war dog equipment. The many WWII-era photos
of war dogs and handlers will give the reader
valuable information on how the equipment
was actually used.
Size:8.5”x11”•200color/bwphotos•144pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3949-3•hard•$49.99
Marine Pioneers: The Unsung Heroes of WWII
Kerry Lane. This book documents a rare look into
a “Pioneer Unit,” integrated with an infantry unit
in the First Marine Division. Lane tells the riveting
true story of his experiences as a Sergeant while
serving with a Marine Pioneer Battalion during the
Battle of Guadalcanal and the swamp battle known
as “Suicide Creek.”
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•272pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0227-2•hard•$29.95
The M26 Pershing and Variants:
T26E3/M26, M26A1, M45, M46/
M46A1
Troy D. Thiel. Documented here
is the development and wartime service
of the M26 Pershing through numerous
period photos, as well as detail photos
of preserved vehicles, supplemented by
technical data. Military modelers and
armor enthusiasts will find this handy
reference a valuable guide to the M26 and its variants.
Size:11”x8.5”•75bwphotos•88pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1544-7•soft•$14.95
Forgotten Heroes: 131 Men of the Korean
War Awarded the Medal of Honor 1950-53
Kenneth N. Jordan. Forgotten Heroes contains all
131 Medal of Honor citations. Also included are the
official communiqués for that day and newspaper
accounts of various battles.
Size:6”x9”•30bwphotos•352pp.
ISBN:0-88740-807-9•hard•$24.95
Heroes of Our Time: 239 Men of the Vietnam
War Awarded the Medal of Honor 1964-72
Kenneth N. Jordan. Heroes of Our Time contains all
239 Medal of Honor citations, along with the citations
are newspaper accounts of various battles.
Size:6”x9”•30bwphotos•368pp.
ISBN:0-88740-741-2•hard•$24.95
Men of Honor: Thirty-Eight Highly Decorated
Marines of WWII, Korea and Vietnam
Kenneth
N. Jordan. Men of Honor contains more than 100
official citations for bravery above and beyond the
call of duty along with several eyewitness accounts.
There are short biographies of all 38 men, newspaper
articles, and photos.
Size:6”x9”•48bwphotos•320pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0247-7•hard•$29.95
Palace Gate: Under Siege in Hue City - Tet January
1968
Richard L. Brown. Air Force Lt. Col. Brown lived
in the Hue MACV compound and remained in the city
during the first seventeen days of the battle. These
are his memoirs.
Size:6”x9”•70bwphotos•224pp.
ISBN:0-88740-745-5•hard•$24.95
The Advisor: The Phoenix Program in Vietnam
John
L. Cook. From his arrival in war-torn Vietnam in 1968 to
his reluctant departure twenty-five months later, Cook
served as an advisor in the district of Di An and took part
in the systematic operations of the Phoenix Program to
destroy the Infrastructure, the political organization of
the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces.
Size:6”x9”•70color/bwphotos/maps•352pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0137-3•hard•$35.00
Rescue Under Fire: The Story of Dust Off in
Vietnam
John L. Cook. This is the story of the men who
risked everything to fly their evacuation helicopters into
the teeth of the most intense fighting the war produced
to achieve a single goal – evacuate the wounded. And
that is what they did, day after day, night after night,
under every condition imaginable.
Size:6”x9”•100bwphotos•208pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0461-5•hard•$24.95
Year of the Horse: Vietnam - 1st Air Cavalry in the
Highlands 1965-67
Kenneth D. Mertel. The day-by-day
story of the Jumping Mustangs – 1st Ballalion, Airborne,
8th Cavalry, of the 1st Air Cavalry Division, written by the
man who knows them best, 1st Air Cav Lt.Col. Kenneth
Mertel. Mertel pays tribute to the many acts of heroism
of his men, who lived, worked and fought together
in some of the world’s most inhospitable conditions.
Size:6”x9”•59colorphotos/9maps•384pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0138-1•hard•$35.00
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