Forrest Bryant Johnson
the heroic true Story of
pvt. John mckinney’s One-man Stand
Against the Japanese in World War ii
During a surprise Japanese attack McKinney
was the last man able to fight against wave
after wave. In the end, he was alive—with
over 100 Japanese bodies lying before him.
Berkley 368 pp. 0-4 5- 1566-0 $ 5.95
Available August 2007
the Last Battle of World War ii
“Leckie’s smooth narrative deals with all
aspects of the Okinawa battle...and his style
adds some nice touches, including autobiographical flashes that go back as far as
Guadalcanal.”—The Washington Post Book
Penguin 56 pp. 0-14-017389-7 $15.00
S. L. A. Marshall
pORk ChOp hiLL
“A distinguished contribution to the literature
of war.”—The New York Times.
Berkley 56 pp. 0-4 5-17505-7 $7.99
the Chosin Reservoir Campaign, korea 1950
“Engrossing...Vivid, at times powerful; emotional but unsentimental.”—The New York
Times. 4 pp. b/w photographs, map.
Penguin 464 pp. 0-14-0 9 59-4 $16.00
WAR FOR thE hELL OF it
One Fighter pilot’s War in Vietnam
An unprecedented look into the state of mind
of a pilot as he experiences everything from the
carnage of a crash to the joy of flying through a
star-studded night sky, from political agendas
to his own dangerous addiction to risk.
Berkley 3 0 pp. 0-4 5- 0 44-5 $15.00
SECREtS: A memoir of Vietnam
and the pentagon papers
“A profound education in politics and morality.”—Howard Zinn. “Ellsberg’s deft critique
of secrecy in government is an invaluable contribution to understanding one of our nation’s
darkest hours.”—San Francisco Chronicle. 8 pp.
Penguin 51 pp. 0-14- 0034 - 5 $16.00
Gordon W. Prange
At DAWN WE SLEpt
the Untold Story of pearl harbor
60th Anniversary Edition
With the collaboration of Donald M. Goldstein
and Katherine V. Dillon
“The definitive account of Pearl Harbor.”
—Chicago Sun-Times. Photographs.
Penguin 91 pp. 0-14-015734-4 $ .00
American Journalism 1959–1975
Introduction by Ward Just
“Not simply a riveting collection of first-rate
writing about the war, Reporting Vietnam is also
an epic retelling of an American tragedy.”—
The Oregonian. Chronology, maps, biographical
profiles, notes, glossary, and index.
Library of America 830 pp. 1-883011-90-6 $17.95
M. G. Sheftall
BLOSSOmS iN thE WiND
human Legacies of the kamikaze
“A must-have book for anyone interested in
World War II...the clearest, most definitive
exposition of the brave, sad Kamikaze culture.” —Col. Walter J. Boyne, USAF (Retired).
16 pp. photos.
NAL Caliber 496 pp. 0-451- 185 - 3 $15.00
Le Ly Hayslip with Jay Wurts
WhEN hEAVEN AND EARth
A Vietnamese Woman’s
Journey from War to peace
“Touching and illuminating...lucid, lyrical...a
searing and human account.”—The New York
Times Book Review. “Should not be missed by
anyone....No one who reads it will ever be able
to think about the Vietnam War in quite the
same way again.”—The Washington Post.
Plume 400 pp. 0-45 - 7168-1 $16.00
Commander Eugene Franklin Clark, USN
thE SECREtS OF iNChON
the Untold Story of the most Daring
Covert mission of the korean War
Introduction and Epilogue by Thomas Fleming
“An authentic American hero jumps out from
the pages of this riveting Korean War mem-oir....An instant American classic!”—Douglas
Brinkley. “A modern classic of military
history.”—W. E. B. Griffin. “Highly recommended.”—Library Journal. Maps.
Berkley 336 pp. 0-4 5-19000-5 $14.95
Christian G. Appy
the Vietnam War Remembered
from All Sides
“Brilliant and painful....If I were asked to recommend a single book on the war it would
be this one.”—Marilyn Young, NYU. “Of all
the works on the Vietnam War—fiction and
nonfiction—this is the big one.”—Studs Terkel.
“As informative and compulsively readable as
it is timely.”—The Washington Post Book World.
“Breathtaking in its scope, this is a fascinating
and moving oral history.”—Howard Zinn.
Penguin 608 pp. 0-14- 00449-9 $16.00
ViEtNAm: A history
revised and Updated Edition
“The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and
balanced account we have.”— The Boston Globe.
“Balanced in interpretation... immensely readable and full of new details.”—George Herring,
University of Kentucky. Photographs.
Penguin 784 pp. 0-14-0 6547-3 $ 1.00
thE kOREAN WAR
the West Confronts Communism
“The main strength of Hickey’s excellent
account is its ability to combine solid analysis
of high politics and strategy with gripping
(and often horrifying) eye-witness accounts of
life at the sharp end.”—The Sunday Telegraph.
56 b/w photographs, 5 maps.
Overlook 397 pp. 1-58567-179-7 $19.95
RED thUNDER, tROpiC LiGhtNiNG
the World of a Combat Division in Vietnam
“Extraordinary...recreates the Vietnam experience in visceral terms.”—Col. Harry G.
Sumniers, Jr., editor, Vietnam Magazine.
Penguin 368 pp. 0-14-0 3545-0 $15.00
New Afterword and Photographs by the author
A first-person account by a helicopter pilot
who flew more than one thousand Vietnam
combat missions. “Captures the feeling of
what it was like to be there. I would recommend it to anyone interested in learning about
Vietnam.”—John M. DelVecchio.
Penguin 7 pp. 0-14-303571-1 $16.00
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