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Vietnam War

  • Racing Back to Vietnamby John Pendergrass

    Hatherleigh Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    In 1971, United Air Force flight surgeon John Pendergrass spent much of his time in the backseat of an F-4 Phantom, racing across the skies of Vietnam.   Forty-five years later, he boards an altogether different type of aircraft and heads back to Vietnam for an altogether different kind of race—an IRONMAN® triathlon.   A veteran of IRONMAN triathlons... more...

  • Rethinking the American Prison Movementby Dan Berger; Toussaint Losier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of an important and transformational ongoing struggle for social change, highlighting key individuals and events, influential networks, strong alliances and coalitions, difficult challenges and obstacles, major successes and failures, and the movement’s lasting effects... more...

  • American Radicalby Tamer Elnoury; Kevin Maurer

    Transworld 2017; US$ 18.32

    It's no secret that federal agencies are waging a broad, global war against terror. But for the first time in this memoir, an active, Muslim American federal agent reveals his experience infiltrating and bringing down a terror cell in North America. A longtime undercover agent, Tamer Elnoury joined an elite counterterrorism unit after September 11.... more...

  • The Commandoby Ben Mckelvey

    Hachette Australia 2017; US$ 12.99

    From his early life as an up-and coming AFL player to his tours of duty in Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan and his final battle in the dusty Ghawcha village in the Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan - the powerful biography of Cameron Baird, VC, MG, one of Australia's most decorated modern soldiers. more...

  • German Soldier vs Soviet Soldierby Chris McNab; Johnny Shumate

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    By the end of the first week of November 1942, the German Sixth Army held about 90 per cent of Stalingrad. Yet the Soviets stubbornly held on to the remaining parts of the city, and German casualties started to reach catastrophic levels. In an attempt to break the deadlock, Hitler decided to send additional German pioneer battalions to act as an urban... more...

  • The Academic World in the Era of the Great Warby Marie-Eve Chagnon; Tomás Irish

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book examines the ways in which scholarly expertise was mobilized during the First World War, and the consequences of this for the inter-connected academic world that had developed in the late nineteenth century. Adopting a strong international approach, the contributors to this volume examine the impact of the War on individuals, institutions,... more...

  • Saigon Callingby Marcelino Truong; David Homel

    Arsenal Pulp Press 2017; US$ 26.95

    Sequel to the acclaimed Such a Lovely Little War : growing up Vietnamese in swinging London as the Vietnam war intensifies. more...

  • Palestine Diariesby Jonathan King

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 13.99

    The third instalment in Jonathan King’s acclaimed World War 1 centennial trilogy. ‘ In the history of the world there never was a greater victory than that which was achieved in Palestine.’ — Prime Minister Billy Hughes addressing the Australian Parliament in 1919. Culminating with the cavalry charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917, Palestine... more...

  • The Double Gameby James Cameron

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    Drawing on declassified records of presidential conversations, this book shows how presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Richard Nixon engaged in a double game, hiding their true beliefs behind a façade of strategic language while secretly grappling with the complex realities of the nuclear age. more...

  • First In, Last Outby John Howard

    Stackpole Books 2017; US$ 28.99

    John Howard’s two tours of duty in Vietnam--in 1965 and 1972--provide a fascinating lens through which to view not only one soldier’s experience in the Vietnam War, but also the country’s. This unique book blends memoir with history, combining firsthand accounts of combat, deep research, and thoughtful analysis. more...