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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 18.99
During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military intelligence and propaganda. Determined to maintain their Code of Conduct, the POWs developed a powerful underground resistance. To quash... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician and the eye of a painter . . . the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."--Washington Post. "The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time."--John le Carre." . . . Dispatches puts the rest of us in the shade."--Hunter S. Thompson. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95
Even after the paint dries, there is still one important decision left to the modeller. How to display the finished work? In this new guide, expert modeller Richard Windrow covers all the common and many less common display techniques including dioramas, simple display cases, mirror stands, domes for individual figures, deep 'picture frame' boxes,... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99
While too many soldiers are fighting for the brass in the midst of the bloody Vietnam battles, Lt. Paul Bourne is compelled to fight the enemy for his country?s freedom. But when he comes up against his captain--a man driven by selfishness and a desire for recognition and glory, Bourne is even more determined to destroy the enemy--even if this means... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 15.95
The soldier slang of World War II was as colourful as it was evocative. It could be insulting, pessimistic, witty and even defeatist. From 'spam bashers' to 'passion wagons' and 'roof pigs' to 'Hell's ladies' the World War II fighting man was never short of words to describe the people and events in his life.F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition takes... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
IN VIETNAM THEY TRAINED HIM TO DO WHAT NO ONE ELSE WOULD. For seventeen years, Bob King, who began his military career as a member of the Special Forces Unit in Vietnam, led an incredible double life, carrying out the U.S. government's high-risk missions-- without involving its military. Then, in 1992, King and his men, secret members of a U.S. Tactical... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
In this gripping memoir, a former marine returns to Vietnam to try to make sense of the war. Previously published as Brothers in Arms , this edition includes a new preface by the author. When William Broyles Jr. was drafted, he was a twenty-four-year-old student at Oxford University in England, hoping to avoid military service. During his physical... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 13.95
The HMMWV, better known as the Humvee or Hummer, has set the world standard for army tactical vehicles since its introduction into the US Army in the 1980s. Designed to be the successor to the jeep of World War II with a greater load-bearing capacity, the more...
- Casemate Publishers 2013; US$ 14.99
Hal Moore, one of the most admired American combat leaders of the last fifty years, has until now been best known to the public for being portrayed by Mel Gibson in the movie We Were Soldiers . In this first-ever, fully illustrated biography, we finally learn the full story of one of America?s true military heroes. A 1945 graduate of West Point,... more...