Non-Fiction History that Puts You in the Heart of the Action
THE ODD FATES OF TWO SISTER SUBMARINES IN THE SINKING OF A JAPANESE CARRIER.
Available December 2023. The strange saga of the submarines Sailfish and Sculpin in WWII. In the midst of a mighty typhoon, Sailfish stalks a Japanese aircraft carrier which is hauling American POWs to Japan.
THE WORLD WAR II STORY OF TANK SERGEANT LAFAYETTE "WAR DADDY" POOL.
Released August 2022. Ride into European combat with America's top tanker ace, War Daddy Pool, in 1944 behind the guns of a Sherman tank through France, Belgium, and Germany. Experience his crew's valiant fights and painful losses against German Panzers.
THE BATTLE OF EL GUETTAR AND GENERAL PATTON'S RISE TO GLORY.
368 pages with dozens of photos, released May 2022. The story of how America's most famous WWII general rose to fame with the Battle of El Guettar, including stories from some of the last living veterans of the North Africa conflict.
HOW THE USS YORKTOWN HELPED TURN THE TIDE AT CORAL SEA AND MIDWAY.
302 pages with 57 photos, released October 2021. First-hand accounts from the sailors, officers, and aviators who helped turn the tide in the Pacific War in two carrier battles against Japan in 1942 while serving on the carrier Yorktown.
MITSCHER'S TASK FORCE 58, UGAKI'S THUNDER GODS, AND THE KAMIKAZE WAR OFF OKINAWA. 436 pages with 80-plus images, released September 2020. Relive the last Pacific offensive from the cockpits of Navy and Marine fighter pilots and from the decks of ships battling Japan's feared kamikazes.
THE RECON COMPANY THAT EARNED SIX MEDALS OF HONOR AND INCLUDED AMERICA'S MOST DECORATED GREEN BERET.
424 pages with 100-plus images, released September 2018. Vietnam War MACV-SOG Special Forces recon teams in action across the fence in Laos and Cambodia, as related by more than 100 veterans.
THE DARING ESCAPE OF AMERICAN POWS
FROM A JAPANESE DEATH CAMP.
368 pages with 50-plus photos and maps, released November 2016. The heart-wrenching true story of eleven U.S. soldiers who survived the massacre of their entire camp by the Japanese military on Palawan Island.
HOW A SMALL BAND OF CARRIER DIVE-BOMBERS HELPED SAVE GUADALCANAL.
504 pages with 70-plus images and maps, released November 2015. Dauntless dive-bomber pilots and gunners in action in carrier battles and with the Cactus Air Force on Guadalcanal's pivotal Henderson Field.
THE CARRIER AVIATORS WHO AVENGED
PEARL HARBOR AT THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY.
448 pages, with 70-plus images, released June 2014. Drawing on interviews and oral histories, Moore presents the Dauntless airmen from USS Enterprise who helped destroy four Japanese aircraft carriers in one day at the stunning Battle of Midway in 1942.
LAWSON P. "RED" RAMAGE AND THE WAR PATROLS OF THE USS PARCHE.
348 pages with 120 images, released June 2011. Skipper Red Ramage earned the Medal of Honor during his surfaced torpedo rampage through a Japanese shipping convoy on the night of July 21, 1944. Relive Parche's patrols through the eyes of her daring crewmen.
THE INCREDIBLE ORDEAL OF AMERICA'S SUBMARINE POWS DURING THE PACIFIC WAR.
370 pages with 139 images, released October 2009. The last WWII patrol of seven U.S. submarines, and the harrowing ordeal of the survivors who were captured by the Japanese. Unforgettable stories of heroism and survival, related by the veterans.
TEXAS' MEMORIAL SUBMARINE, WORLD WAR II'S FAMOUS USS SEAWOLF.
472 pages, with 138 images, released April 2008. Follow Fearless Freddie Warder and his gallant submarine crew through their historic war patrols in the Pacific. Rare diaries and veteran interviews follow the life and death of the record-setting Seawolf.
ON PATROL WITH A TOP-SCORING
480 pages with 100-plus images, released June 2006. Spadefish sank six Japanese ships on her first war patrol and never looked back. Follow her action through the stories of dozens of officers and men, including their sinking of an enemy aircraft carrier.
TORPEDO SQUADRON TEN AT WAR
Coffee-table size book with 308 pages and hundreds of rare images, released January 1996. Torpedo 10, known as the "Buzzard Brigade" served three tours of duty on two aircraft carriers, from the Guadalcanal campaign to Okinawa. VT-10 airmen destroyed more than a dozen ships, including the Japanese super battleship Yamato.
The Texas Revolution, the Battle of San Jacinto, and 4-volume history of the early Texas Rangers
THE EPIC TRUE STORY OF THE LONE STAR REPUBLIC AND THE RISE OF THE TEXAS RANGERS, 1836-1846.
403 pages with 65 images, released May 2015. This is the non-fiction companion book for the 10-part History Channel mini-series, covering the Texas Revolution, the Battle of San Jacinto, and the early years of the fabled Texas Rangers frontiersmen in the Texas Indian Wars.
1842-1845: RANGERS, RIFLEMEN, AND
INDIAN WARS IN TEXAS
288 pages with 28 images, released September 2010. This fourth volume of the Texas frontier wars covers the final years of the Republic of Texas before Statehood. Learn about fabled Ranger Captain Jack Hays, the Colt repeating pistol, battles with Comanches and two Mexican incursions into Texas.
CHIEF BOWLES AND THE 1839 CHEROKEE
WAR IN TEXAS
224 pages with 59 images, released May 2009. Some 700 Texas Cherokees and their allies made their final fight against Texas Militia, Rangers, and Texas Army forces in July 1839. The story of Chief Bowles includes a metal detecting expedition to unearth and preserve artifacts from this conflict.
1840-1841: RANGERS, RIFLEMEN, AND
INDIAN WARS IN TEXAS
448 pages with 40 images, released February 2007. This third volume of the frontier wars in Texas covers such key battles as the Council House Fight, the Great Comanche Raid of 1840, and the Battle of Plum Creek. Extensive use of primary documents, first-hand accounts, and rare muster rolls make this a must-have for any serious Texas historian.
1838-1839: RANGERS, RIFLEMEN, AND INDIAN WARS IN TEXAS
440 pages with 40 images, released March 2006. This second volume of the frontier wars in Texas covers such key battles as the Surveyor's Fight, the Battle of Brushy Creek, and the Cherokee War of 1839. Includes rare rosters, first-person accounts, and a complete list of Texan casualties of the Indian Wars in Texas between 1835 and 1839.
THE BATTLE OF SAN JACINTO AND
THE TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CAMPAIGN
522 pages with 100-plus images, released January 2004. This is the definitive account of the Texas Revolution campaign and its climactic battle which earned Texas its independence from Mexico in 1836. Includes rosters of all Texian companies at San Jacinto, and extensive first-person battle accounts.
1835-1837: RANGERS, RIFLEMEN, AND INDIAN WARS IN TEXAS
440 pages with 40 images, released March 2006. This original volume of the frontier wars in Texas covers the formation of the Texas Rangers, the Texas Revolution, and battles at Parker's Fort, Elm Creek, and the Stone House Fight of 1837. Through extensive research, the author has compiled rare muster rolls for the earliest Texas frontier units and Rangers.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM T. SADLER'S
LONE STAR SERVICE
348 pages with 120 images, released January 2000. This biography of the author's great-great-great grandfather covers Sadler's service as a Ranger, Texas Militia, and Texas Army captain. Sadler fought at the Battle of San Jacinto, and served a congressman in the Republic of Texas and State of Texas House of Representatives
The author's love of history is further defined in these books on metal detecting for historic artifacts.
A GUIDE TO RESPONSIBLE RELIC RECOVERY TECHNIQUES WITH METAL DETECTORS
522 pages with 300-plus images, released March 2011. A must-have book for relic hunters that includes the basics on metal detectors, hunting techniques, and research. Areas of focus include the Civil War, American Revolution, Texas Revolution, colonial hunting, and even underwater relic recovery.
TECHNIQUES, TIPS AND TREASURES
324 pages with 400-plus images, released May 2009. This handbook for hobby detectorists in Europe includes sections on searching for ancient coins, jewelry, artifacts, and precious metals. Includes full color photos of recovered coins and artifacts that date back thousands of years.