Military Books & Gifts

Military Books & Gifts

Whether it's Veterans Day, a promotion, a retirement or other occasion, any time of the year is a great time to honor veterans and our members of the military.

To celebrate of the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. service members, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has assembled a special collection of military publications that would make excellent gifts for any American veteran or member of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Best Selling Military Books & Gifts Publications

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Undersea Warfare, No. 60, Winter 2016

By: Defense Dept., Navy, Chief of Naval Operations, United States Submarine Force

GPO Stock # 708-101-00059-1 ISBN:

This series highlights the fact that a submarine is a formidable warfighting machine. We, Submariners, have learned many lessons on how to employ the technological marvels that exist today in our SSNs, SSBNs, and SSGNs. We should not lose sight...

Price: $7.50
Navies and Soft Power: Historical Case Studies of Naval Power and the Nonuse of

Navies and Soft Power: Historical Case Studies of Naval Power and the Nonuse of Military Force

By: Defense Dept., Navy, Naval War College

GPO Stock # 008-046-00290-8 ISBN: 9781935352334

Soft Power Roles of Navies From Ancient Greek Anti-Piracy to Today's Humanitarian Aid Missions     

This book is the last in a series of seven collections of case studies over the past twelve years that...

Price: $30.00
When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story Of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifi

When the Akimotos Went to War: An Untold Story Of Family, Patriotism and Sacrifice During World War II

By: American Battle Monuments Commission

GPO Stock # 052-088-00001-1 ISBN: 9780979026645

An American story of heroism in the face of discrimination

The newly released non-fiction book, When the Akimotos Went to War: An untold story of family, patriotism and sacrifice during World War II, captures the story of...

Price: $15.00
Enabling Others to Win in a Complex World: Maximizing Security Force Assistance

Enabling Others to Win in a Complex World: Maximizing Security Force Assistance Potential in the Regionally Aligned Brigade Combat Team

By: Defense Dept., Army, U.S. Army War College, Strategic Studies Institute

GPO Stock # 008-000-01178-8 ISBN: 9781584877158

Examining Apparent Shortcomings in the Army’s SFA Mission Following Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Beginning in 2013, the U.S. Army began an effort to "engage regionally and respond globally". A central tenant of this strategy,...

Price: $13.00
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 46, Shipping, Pt. 166-199, Revised as of Octo

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 46, Shipping, Pt. 166-199, Revised as of October 1, 2015

By: National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Federal Register

GPO Stock # 869-082-00203-4 ISBN: 9780160930584

Marine safety and health standards to include inspections and certifications for vessels and fire protection equipment

46 CFR Parts 166-199 continues coverage on the United States Coast Guard within the...

Price: $52.00
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi

The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War: The Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi Theater, 1861-1865

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00592-1 ISBN: 9780160931123

Civil War "Small Wars" Big Impact -Trans-Mississippi Theater

If the Civil War had a "forgotten theater," it was the Trans-Mississippi West. Starting in 1861 with the Lincoln administration's desire to maintain control of...

Price: $8.00
War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-196

War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-1968

By: Defense Dept., Navy, Naval History and Heritage Command

GPO Stock # 008-046-00296-7 ISBN: 9780945274766

At the height of the U.S. Navy’s involvement in the Vietnam War, the Navy’s coastal and riverine forces included more than 30,000 sailors and over 350 patrol vessels ranging in size from riverboats to destroyers. These forces developed the most...

Price: $75.00
In the Line of Duty: Army Art, 1965-2014

In the Line of Duty: Army Art, 1965-2014

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00579-4 ISBN: 9780160925634

In the Line of Duty: Army Art, 1965–2014, presents art from the Vietnam War through the late twentieth to early twenty-first century to more recent operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. It depicts the U.S. Army in all its aspects. The...

Sale Price: $18.50

State Magazine, No. 600, May 2015

By: State Dept., Bureau of Human Resources

GPO Stock # 744-007-00325-8 ISBN:

This issue of State Magazine may appeal to United States Department of State employees, general consumers, lobbyists, and students of international affairs with interest in political science and foreign policy matters that may impact United...

Price: $7.00
U.S. Army Campaigns of The Civil War: The Civil War Ends, 1865

The Civil War Ends, 1865

By: Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

GPO Stock # 008-029-00587-5 ISBN: 9780160927683

Many people mistakenly believe that the American Civil War ended when Lee’s army evacuated Richmond and Petersburg after a long siege and surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on 9 April 1865. Although the capitulation of the...

Price: $10.00
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