The AUSA Book Program offers quality military-related books about Army heritage, military theory and policy, and military force in the modern world. One of its goals is to foster an understanding of the emerging security environment. This program permits AUSA members to purchase these titles at a discounted rate.

Be An Author

The goal of the AUSA Book Program is to establish AUSA as a quality source of military books. To meet this goal, AUSA has established the following guidelines for people interested in participating in the program.

What type of books will AUSA sponsor?

AUSA will sponsor and act as agent for books concerning

  • U.S. Army heritage
  • Military theory
  • Leadership
  • Topics of general interest to the Army audience — active, retired and civilian

What is the process for submitting proposals?

Proposals should include the book’s topic, a description of your intended project, the tentative title of the book, and the expected duration of writing. If the book has been written, AUSA will ask for a copy of the manuscript after contact has been made and the project has been discussed.

Please do not sent a completed manuscript or any portion thereof until asked to do so.

Book proposals should be sent to:

LTC Roger Cirillo, USA Ret.
Director, AUSA Book Program
Institute of Land Warfare
2425 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201

For more information contact Roger Cirillo

Phone: 703-907-2653
Email: [email protected]

AUSA Cannot guarantee the publication of any accepted work, but will endeavor to place the book with one of its cooperating publishers. Payment to the author is by standard contract from the participating publishers and is made on a royalty basis.

Book Program Catalog

In conjunction with the University Press of KentuckyUnited States Naval Institute, and Helion, the AUSA Book Program publishes military-related books about Army heritage, military theory and policy, and military force in the modern world. Browse AUSA Book Program catalog by title below.

Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge

Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne

An Unsung Soldier: The Life of Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster

Autobiography of Becton: A Soldier and Public Servant

Beetle: The Life of General Walter Bedell Smith

Black Ops Vietnam: The Operational History of MACVSOG

Blueprints for Battle: Planning for War in Central Europe, 1948-1968

Chief of Staff, Vol. 1: The Principal Officers Behind History’s Greatest Commanders, Napoleonic Wars to WWI

Chief of Staff, Vol. 2: The Principal Officers Behind History’s Greatest Commanders, WWII to Korea and Vietnam

Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn: Walter C. Short and the Attack on Pearl Harbor

Decision at Strasbourg: Ike’s Strategic Mistake to Halt the Sixth Army Group at the Rhine in 1944

Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler’s Germany

General William E. DePuy: Preparing the Army for Modern War

Generals of The Army: Marshall, MacArthur, Eisenhower, Arnold, Bradley

Grab Their Belts to Fight Them: The Viet Cong’s Big-Unit War Against the U.S., 1965-1966

Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Homeward Bound: American Veterans Return from War

In Final Defense of the Reich: The Destruction o the 6th SS Mountain Division “Nord”

In The Grey Area: A Marine Advisor Team at War

Iraq and Back: Inside the War to Win the Peace

KONTUM: The Battle to Save South Vietnam

Leadership in Dangerous Situations: A Handbook for the Armed Services, Emergency Services, and First Responders

Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

My Life Before the World War, 1860-1917: A Memoir

Normandy to Victory: The War Diary of General Courtney H. Hodges and the First U.S. Army

Passing the Test: Combat in Korea, April – June 1951

RÜCKZUG: The German Retreat From France, 1944

Riders of the Apocalypse: German Cavalry and Modern Warfare, 1870-1945

Sherman Invades Georgia

Steel and Blood: South Vietnamese Armor and the War for Southeast Asia

Team 19 in Vietnam: An Australian Soldier at War

The 9th Infantry Division in Vietnam: Unparalleled and Unequaled

The Angel of Dien Bien Phu: The Lone French Woman at the Decisive Battle for Vietnam

The Blitzkrieg Legend: The 1940 Campaign West

The Line: Combat in Korea, January – February 1951

The Lost Battalion of TET: Breakout of the 2/12th Cavalry at Hue

The Quiet Professional: Major Richard J. Meadows of the U.S. Army Special Forces

The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

The Will to Win: The Life of General James A. Van Fleet

When the Warrior Returns: Making the Transition at Home