Humanities  /  Biography & Memoir
Turning Points Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781636243672
Pub Date: 30 Sep 2023
Illustrations: 1 map, 1 photograph
Ten years after the end of the American involvement in the Vietnam War, a career Foreign Service officer, Thomas J. Corcoran, set down in writing his thoughts on the history of U.S.
The High Ground Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781636242934
Pub Date: 15 Mar 2023
Illustrations: B/W
The High Ground draws on the author’s personal experiences as a combat leader to illustrate examples of successful and inspiring leadership in military organisations at all levels. Many of the essays contained in this volume focus on specific military personalities that portray effective leader behaviours in both peacetime and combat settings from the tactical to the strategic. Others describe key leadership characteristics and attributes of successful leaders, from small-unit level to the Pentagon.
Corporal Cannon Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781636241661
Pub Date: 15 Dec 2022
Not even old enough to drink, Corporal Savannah Cannon is a young enlisted United States Marine deployed to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan in 2010. As a tactical data networking specialist, she is sent away from everyone she knows and attached to a Regimental Combat Team where women are not allowed to repair communications. Her experiences over the next few months shed light on the unique and difficult positions women are placed in when supporting combat roles, while offering a raw look at the painful choices women must sometimes make.
Three War Marine Hero Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781612009391
Pub Date: 05 Feb 2021
Illustrations: 40 photos
Vietnam War Portraits Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781612007038
Pub Date: 15 Jan 2020
Illustrations: 100 portraits, 44 object images
Featuring modern portraits and first-hand accounts, this book offers a unique perspective on the Vietnam War, bringing together the stories of American Vietnam war veterans, southern Vietnamese war veterans and civilians. The surreal imagery of Thomas Sanders' vivid portraits encourages the viewer to take a closer look at those who experienced the war, giving them a chance to read the haunting, inspirational, and sometimes comical stories of the individuals of the Vietnam War. Set in a surreal jungle environment, the portraits evoke the sense of darkness and uncertainty felt by those who experienced the war.
Whispers in the Tall Grass Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781612007755
Pub Date: 31 Dec 2019
Illustrations: 20-30
On his second combat tour, Nick Brokhausen served in Recon Team Habu, CCN. This unit was part of MACV-SOG (Military Assistance Command Vietnam Studies and Observations Group), or Studies and Observations Group as it was innocuously called. The small recon companies that were the center of its activities conducted some of the most dangerous missions of the war, infiltrating areas controlled by the North Vietnamese in Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia.