In the Course of Duty: The Heroic Mission of the USS Batfish (Oct., $15) by Don Keith recounts the exploits of the WWII submarine crew that sank three Japanese subs in 72 hours.
Combat Corpsman: The Vietnam Memoir of a Navy SEALs Medic (Nov., $15) by Greg McPartlin reveals the experience of a man who wanted to heal, not kill—but who did both to save lives.
U.S. Military Vehicles Field Guide: World War II—Present (Sept., $12.99) by David Doyle. More than 200 photos and short summaries enable easy identification.
The Secret Camera: A Marine's Story—Four Years as a POW (Sept., $16.95) by Terence S. Kirk features pictures taken within a Japanese prison camp.
MANIC D PRESS
The Military Draft Handbook: A Brief History and Practical Advice for the Curious and Concerned (Sept., $12), edited by James Tracy, is an up-to-date sourcebook. Author tour.
WHITE MANE BOOKS
September 11, 1777: Washington's Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia (Sept., $19.95) by Bruce Mowday chronicles the largest Revolutionary War land battle and the resulting hard winter at Valley Forge.