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  • Red Platoonby Clinton Romesha

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    'It doesn?t get better' ? that was the unofficial motto of Red Platoon, stuck at Command Post Keating, one of the most isolated and dangerous US army bases in Afghanistan, in the middle of a free-fire zone. At the bottom of a deep valley, Keating was the worst place imaginable to build a base - like a fish bowl, the Taliban could see every move the... more...

  • The Long Goodbyeby Michael Archer

    Hellgate Press 2016; US$ 14.95

    In the closing hours of the defense of Khe Sanh Combat Base, the longest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam War, Tom Mahoney inexplicably walked away from his platoon, unarmed, and was shot to death by enemy soldiers hiding nearby. His fellow Marines made several desperate attempts to recover their well-liked comrade, but were finally forced to leave... more...

  • Conflit ambigu pour un paradis bleuby Monique Zapata-Ottaviani

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une famille de pieds-noirs se déchire dans une Algérie en guerre? En parallèle du conflit qui gronde, dans une Algérie française réclamant son indépendance, le couple formé par Mélanie et Jean De la Fuente se délite peu à peu. Alors que le pays plonge dans la guerre, il entraîne le couple dans ses tourments. L?exode, la déchirure. Puis la renaissance... more...

  • Pierre Mendès France, la République en actionby Françoise Chapron; Michel Mendès France

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Françoise Chapron brosse le portrait d'un homme qui aura marqué la France « C?est à nous de fatiguer le doute du peuple par la persévérance de notre dévouement », disait Jaurès. Cette citation était une des préférées de Pierre Mendès France. Elle illustre de façon éloquente le lien particulier qu?il avait su établir avec les Français et permet... more...

  • Jack & Rochelleby Lawrence Sutin

    Daunt Books 2016; US$ 11.67

    In this gripping and heartfelt memoir, Jack and Rochelle Sutin recount how they fell in love during the height of World War II in the dense forests of Poland. Though they grew up in the same village, Jack and Rochelle only knew each other at a distance, having once shared a clumsy school dance. After the Nazi occupation, they were torn from their... more...

  • The Complete Scrimgeourby Alexander Scrimgeour; Richard Hallam; Mark Beynon

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 21.99

    'Rape, Ravage and Rant are the German watchwords in this war. Right, Revenge & Retrenchment shall be ours.' Alexander Scrimgeour, 17th September 1914. Most published war diaries have been written by those who fought in the trenches but Alexander Scrimgeour was a naval officer who was killed at the Battle of Jutland in 1916 at the age of 19. Despite... more...

  • At War with Yourselfby Samuel Williams

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 12.95

    An honest conversation between Samuel C. Williams and his friend, Matt, who has PTSD. Explaining his symptoms and the impact they have had on his life, Matt shares how he has leant to cope with the condition and set himself on a new career path. This comic will be a source of support for anyone affected by PTSD. more...

  • Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.: Americanby Benjamin O. Jr Davis

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 17.95

    Set against the backdrop of twentieth-century America, against the social fabric of segregation and the broad canvas of foreign war, Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.: American tells a compelling story of personal achievement against formidable odds. Born into an era when potential was measured according to race, Davis was determined to be judged by his character... more...

  • Avant que ma mémoire défailleby Pierre Desmet

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Pierre Desmet nous raconte l?histoire de sa famille et la sienne avec une pointe d?humour et le recul nécessaire vis-à-vis de la seconde Guerre Mondiale L?auteur retrace ici l?histoire de sa famille et nous livre le récit de sa vie, son enfance, ses amours, ses mariages et les péripéties qui rythment le cours de cette saga. Né en 1939, son histoire... more...

  • Aubrey's Brief Livesby John Aubrey; Oliver Lawson Dick

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RUTH SCURR John Aubrey was a modest man, a self-styled antiquarian and the man who invented modern biography. His ?lives? of the prominent figures of his generation and the Elizabethan era, including Shakespeare, Milton and Sir Walter Raleigh, have been plundered by historians for centuries for their frankness and fascinating... more...