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Becton - Autobiography of A Soldier and A Public Servant
By Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton, Jr., U.S. Army (Ret.)
This autobiography, published in cooperation with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), highlights Lt. Gen. Becton's remarkable career and reveals the influences that contributed to his success. Becton's autobiography reflects on his youth in the suburban Philadelphia area, his parental and family influences, and his almost forty years of service in the U.S. Army and in subsequent civilian appointments.

Airborne Forces At War
By Robert K. Wright, Jr., Ph.D. and John Greenwood, Ph.D.
This handsome, large-format book takes the reader on an illustrated tour of the U.S. Army’s hard-hitting airborne forces, from the original Parachute Test Platoon of 1940 to the multiple global commitment of the twenty-first century.

The Lost Battalion of TET: Breakout of the 2/12th Cavalry at Hue
By Charles A. Krohn
Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, this new paperback edition brings back into print a book that became an essential source for a 2006 study of the battle by the U.S. Army's Center of Military History. It takes a critical look at what went wrong in early 1968 during one of the first engagements of Tet, when a U.S. infantry battalion was ordered to attack a large North Vietnamese force near Hue City without air or artillery support.

Medics at War: Military Medicine from Colonial Times to the 21st Century
By John T. Greenwood and F. Clifton Berry Jr.
USA in conjunction with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine and the Naval Institute Press has unveiled a book at the AUSA Medical Symposium and Exposition in San Antonio on June 28th honoring the practitioners of American Military Medicine.

Chief of Staff, Volume I: Napoleonic Wars to World War I
By Maj. Gen. David T. Zabecki, AUS (Ret.)
The two-volume Chief of Staff examines the history, development, and role of the military duty position of the chief of staff. Many books have studied history's great commanders and the art of command. None have focused exclusively on the chief of staff­ −that key staff officer responsible for translating the ideas of the commander into practical plans that common soldiers can execute successfully on the battlefield.

Chief of Staff, Volume 2: World War II to Korea and Vietnam
By Maj. Gen. David T. Zabecki, AUS (Ret.)
The two-volume Chief of Staff examines the history, development, and role of the military duty position of the chief of staff. Many books have studied history's great commanders and the art of command. None have focused exclusively on the chief of staff­ −that key staff officer responsible for translating the ideas of the commander into practical plans that common soldiers can execute successfully on the battlefield.

Gettysburg: The Meade-Sickles Controversy
By Richard A. Sauers
This book in the Brassey's Military Controversies Series examines the conflict both during the battle of Gettysburg and after the war, between Army of the Potomac Commander Gen. George Meade and his subordinate, Gen. Daniel Sickles. Sickles' unauthorized movement of his corps's defensive line during the Gettysburg battle nearly cost the North the battle and his attempts to explain his actions have distorted both history and Meade's actions as Union Commander.

American Foreign Legion: Black Soldiers of the 93d in World War I
By Frank E. Roberts
The battlefield successes of these African Americans under the French at the height of the German offensives in 1918 turned white expectations of failure upside down.

Asymmetrical Warfare: Today's Challenge to U.S. Military Power
By Roger W. Barnett
This book, in the Issues in 21st Century Warfare Series, analyzes the impact of potential adversaries taking advantage of cultural, legal, and moral constraints to devise strategies to negate America's conventional and nuclear power. This is a must for students of modern strategy.

Blitzkrieg Legend
By Karl-Heinz Frieser
Here, for the first time in English, is an illuminating new German perspective on the decisive Blitzkrieg campaign of 1940. Karl-Heinz Frieser's account provides the definitive explanation for Germany's startling success and the equally surprising and rapid military collapse of France and Britain on the European continent.

Command Legacy: A Tactical Primer for Junior Leaders of Infantry Units
By LTC Raymond A. Millen USA
Handbook for combat leaders at the company level on organizing, planning and leading small units in combat.

Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn: Walter C. Short and the Attack on Pearl Harbor
By Charles R. Anderson
Over the years various books on Pearl Harbor have presented Short and his Navy counterpart, Admiral Husband E. Kimmel as either fools or scapegoats for Washington officials attempting to hide their own errors. In this long overdue first biography of Short, the general emerges as an honorable man who made some errors.

Defense Logistics for the 21st Century
By Bill Tuttle, USA Ret.
In the forty-five years since the last major study of defense logistics was published, a revolutionary change in information technology and defense strategy has swept the field and mandated a new understanding of the objectives and principles of military logistics. This comprehensive work addresses all aspects of the subject.

Field Artillery and Firepower
By J.B.A. Bailey
Definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems of today understandable, while at the same time shows how they have evolved and how they are likely to change in the future.

From Omaha Beach To Dawson’s Ridge: The Combat Journal of Captain Joe Dawson
By Cole C. Kingseed An infantry company commander in the U.S. Army’s heralded 1st Infantry Division, Capt. Joseph Turner Dawson led his men through some of the most brutal battles of World War II. Based on Dawson’s own combat journal, this book focuses on leadership in combat during the greatest human drama of the twentieth century.






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