Samuel Eliot Morison

Rear Adm. Samuel Eliot Morison wrote many popular and award-winning books on maritime history. He was the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes, two Bancroft Prizes, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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John Paul Jones
This book vividly portrays the illustrious career of John Paul Jones, from his early training at... Read More
The Two-Ocean War
Originally published in 1963, this classic, single-volume history draws on Morison's definitive... Read More
The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-1943
This first volume explores all U. S. naval operations in the Atlantic, including the Caribbean,... Read More
Operations in North African Waters, October 1942-June 1943
The second volume covers the naval aspects of Operation Torch, the North African campaign that... Read More
The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942
The first two volumes of this firsthand history of the U.S. Navy in World War II covered operations... Read More
Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942
"In the end, despite more than fifty years having passed since their publication, Morison'... Read More
The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942-February 1943
The Struggle for Guadacanal, August 1942–February 1943, Volume 5 in the series, covers the six... Read More
Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944
Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942 – 1 May 1944, Volume 6 in the series, examines the... Read More
Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1941-April 1944
Volume 7 picks up operations in the Aleutians after the Battle of Midway and carries through to the... Read More
New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944
These handsome paperback editions of Samuel Eliot Morison’s multivolume The History of United... Read More
Sicily-Salerno-Anzio, June 1943-June 1944
Volume 9 takes up the story of American naval activities in the Mediterranean with three major... Read More
The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943-May 1945
The tenth volume in Samuel Eliot Morison's series focuses on the war on enemy submarines in a... Read More
The Invasion of France and Germany, 1944-1945
The eleventh recounts the U.S. Navy's role in the invasion of Normandy—the largest and most... Read More
Leyte, June 1944-January 1945
The twelfth volume returns to the Pacific for a dramatic retelling of one of the greatest naval... Read More
The Liberation of the Philippines: Luzon, Mindanao, the Visayas, 1944-1945
After crushing Japanese naval power in the Pacific at Leyte Gulf, the U.S. moved to liberate the... Read More
Victory in the Pacific, 1945
In this, the concluding volume of the series, Admiral Morison examines two of the most famous... Read More
History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II
This iconic fourteen-volume series by Samuel Eliot Morison about U.S. naval operations during World... Read More
Author Events
2015 McMullen Naval History Symposium Participants ~
16-18 Sept., Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD ~ Read More


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Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Sat, 2017-02-25

Capt. Alec Fraser, USN (Ret.)

"Brownbag Talk"

Tue, 2017-02-28

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