10 Best War History Books 2017

Best Military Books on October 2019 - [TOP 10 Picks] at Bestigma.com.com

  • Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

    • ISBN: 1455570249
    • Brand: Grand Central Publishing
    • Manufacturer: Grand Central Publishing

    The inspiring #1 New York Times bestseller that "should be read by every leader in America." (Wall Street Journal)"Powerful." --USA Today "Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault." --Washington Post"Superb, smart, and succinct." --ForbesBASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 14 MILLION VIEWS ON YO... [read more]

  • Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

    • Manufacturer: Dutton

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe only comprehensive, firsthand account of the fourteen-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell.   “‘It doesn't get better.’ To us, that phrase nailed one of the essential truths, mayb... [read more]

  • Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown

    • ISBN: 9780307730701
    • Brand: Waterbrook Press
    • Manufacturer: WaterBrook

    Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators. When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready. In a letter to his children, not meant to be seen unless the worst happened, he wrote,... [read more]

  • Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission

    • ISBN: 038549565X
    • Brand: Anchor
    • Manufacturer: Anchor

    “The greatest World War II story never told” (Esquire)—an enthralling account of the heroic mission to rescue the last survivors of the Bataan Death March. On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp... [read more]

  • Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan

    • ISBN: 0062066404
    • Brand: William Morrow Company
    • Manufacturer: William Morrow Paperbacks

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA riveting story of American fighting men, Outlaw Platoon is Lieutenant Sean Parnell's stunning personal account of the legendary U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division's heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan. Acclaimed for its vivid, poignant, and honest recreation of sixteen brutal months of nearly continuous b... [read more]

  • Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't

    • ISBN: 1591848016
    • Brand: PORTFOLIO
    • Manufacturer: Portfolio

    Finally in paperback: the New York Times bestseller by the acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek's viral video "Millenials in the workplace" (150+ million views).Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to wo... [read more]

  • The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi

    • ISBN: 1501127268
    • Brand: THRESHOLD
    • Manufacturer: Threshold Editions

    “One of the very best books to come out of the war in Iraq,” (Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, bestselling author of On Killing), The Last Punisher is a gripping and intimate on-the-ground memoir from a Navy SEAL who was part of SEAL Team THREE with American Sniper Chris Kyle. Experience his deployment, from his first mission to his first kill to his ev... [read more]

  • The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II

    • UPC: 783324820270
    • ISBN: 0451224957
    • Brand: Nal Caliber
    • Manufacturer: Dutton Caliber

    The astonishing, never before told story of the greatest rescue mission of World War II—when the OSS set out to recover more than 500 airmen trapped behind enemy lines in Yugoslavia...During a bombing campaign over Romanian oil fields, hundreds of American airmen were shot down in Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia. Local Serbian farmers and peasants riske... [read more]

  • Presidents of War

    • Manufacturer: Crown

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From a preeminent presidential historian comes a “monumental and profoundly important” (Ron Chernow) saga of America’s wartime chief executivesBILL GATES’S SUMMER READING LISTTen years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders a... [read more]

  • On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

    • ISBN: 0385541155
    • Manufacturer: Doubleday

    "Superb...A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail...This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well, with fresh research, gritty scenes and cinematic sweep."—Washington PostFrom the New York Times bestselli... [read more]

  • The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers

    • ISBN: 9781250080608
    • Brand: Griffin
    • Manufacturer: St. Martin's Griffin

    Preorder REAPER: GHOST TARGET now, Nick Irving's debut thriller that Brad Thor calls "one hell of a read"!The Instant New York Times Bestseller by Co-Star of Fox's American Grit and Legendary Ranger Nick IrvingGroundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, th... [read more]

  • Legend: The Incredible Story of Green Beret Sergeant Roy Benavidez's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines

    • Brand: Crown
    • Manufacturer: Crown

    The true story of the U.S. Army’s 240th Assault Helicopter Company and a Green Beret Staff Sergeant's heroic mission to rescue a Special Forces team trapped behind enemy lines during the Vietnam War, from New York Times bestselling author Eric Blehm.  On May 2, 1968, a twelve-man Special Forces team covertly infiltrated a small clearing in the j... [read more]

  • Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command

    • Manufacturer: Center Street

    The Army does not want you to read this book. It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting free spies who kill Americans.This very system ambushed Cap... [read more]

  • Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

    • ISBN: 1250165547
    • Brand: Henry Holt & Company, Inc.
    • Manufacturer: Henry Holt and Co.

    The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller (October 2018)Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing seriesAs the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the... [read more]

  • The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon

    • ISBN: 0306814404
    • Brand: Kershaw, Alex
    • Manufacturer: Da Capo Press

    The epic story of the vastly outnumbered platoon that stopped Germany's leading assault in the Ardennes forest and prevented Hitler's most fearsome tanks from overtaking American positionsOn the morning of December 16, 1944, eighteen men of the Intelligence and Reconnaissance platoon attached to the 99th Infantry Division found themselves directly ... [read more]

  • The Best Military Science Fiction of the 20th Century - eBook

    Explosive and provocative battles fought across the boundaries of time and space—and on the frontiers of the human mind.Science fiction’s finest have yielded this definitive collection featuring stories of warfare,

    • UPC: 967602528

  • Today's Best Military Writing - eBook

    Today's Best Military Writing is the first-ever collection of the finest articles on the military published in the past five years. Esteemed military historian and bestselling author Walter J. Boyne

    • UPC: 503419330

  • The Military Quotation Book : More than 1,100 of the Best Quotations About War, Leadership, Courage, Victory, and Defeat

    Revised and updated to include more than 1,100 quotations, The Military Quotation Book brings together the wisdom of fallen heroes, living politicians, honored statesman, and rebellious writers-quoting official edicts as

    • UPC: 21919039

  • Alexander the Great : Military Commander and King of Ancient Greece - Biography Best Sellers | Children's Biographies - eBook

    You know a lot about the Ancient Greece because of the writings of philosophers. But did you know that military personnel also helped to make Ancient Greece one of the

    • UPC: 333004962

  • The Year's Best Military and Adventure SF, Volume 4 - eBook

    The Year's Best Military and Adventure SF series roars into its fourth year, with more stories of derring-do, military combat, and edge of your seat suspense. Thrilling tales of grand

    • UPC: 492246554