James D. Hornfischer

Mr. Hornfischer is the author of The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors (2004), about the Battle off Samar, which Naval History recently selected as one of a dozen all-time classic Navy history books, and Ship of Ghosts (2006), both published by Bantam Books. His third book, Neptune's Inferno, about the naval campaign for Guadalcanal, will be published by Bantam in 2010.

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2016 Naval History Conference

Thu, 2016-09-08 - Fri, 2016-09-09

Join us for the 2016 Naval History Conference on 8 and 9 September at Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy. The Athena...

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Guest Speaker

Tue, 2016-07-26

CDR Youssef H. Aboul-Enein, USN

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Wed, 2016-07-27

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