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Cross

Robert F. Cross is a trustee of the USS Slater, the last destroyer escort still afloat in the United States, and fully restored to its original World War II configuration. He also serves as commissioner of the Port of Albany in New York, and is water commissioner for the City of Albany. A former award-winning newspaper correspondent, he is the author of Sailor in the White House: The Seafaring Life of FDR,and lives in Albany, NY and Nantucket, MA.

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SHEPHERDS OF THE SEA
 This compelling tale of courage, heroism, and terror is told in the words of ninety-one... Read More
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Becton
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Yu

Maochun Yu is Professor of East Asia and Military History at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He is the author of The Dragon's War and numerous articles on modern China and the military and intelligence history of World War II and the Cold War. He is a resident of Annapolis, MD.

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THE DRAGON'S WAR
Making full use of significant new sources in Chinese-language materials, U.S. Naval Academy... Read More
NEW INTERPRETATIONS IN NAVAL HISTORY
Anyone with an interest in the importance, variety, and vitality of naval history should read this... Read More
OSS IN CHINA
Maochun Yu tells the story of the intelligence activities of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS... Read More
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16-18 Sept., Mahan Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD ~ Read More
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Raymer

Cdr. Edward C. Raymer, USN (Ret.), served thirty years in the U.S. Navy. Descent into Darkness was his only book. He died in 1997.

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DESCENT INTO DARKNESS
JDESCENT INTO DARKNESS is also Availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon   Just... Read More
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Peattie

Mark R. Peattie is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is the author of several books including, Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909–1941.

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SUNBURST
"A must-have for any serious scholar of the Pacific War." —Air & Space "... Read More
KAIGUN
"The Story of Japan's rise and fall as a great power is well known, as is the design... Read More
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Miller

Edward S. Miller, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate in economics at Syracuse University and the Harvard Advanced Management Program, served as chief financial officer of a major international mining corporation and the U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation. His interest in business planning led to his first book, War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897–1941, winner of five distinguished history book awards. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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WAR PLAN ORANGE
Based on twenty years of research in formerly secret archives, this book reveals for the first... Read More
BANKRUPTING THE ENEMY
To listen to the author's lecture at the Library of Congress click on the following link. A... Read More
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2015 McMullen Naval History Symposium Participants ~
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Meehl

Gerald A. Meehl is the coauthor of Pacific Legacy, Pacific War Stories and Fast Boats and Fast Times. He has written more than 200 articles on scientific and historical subjects, has traveled extensively throughout the Pacific during the last four decades, and has photographed every major Pacific island battlefield as well as many other locations related to World War II in the Pacific. His photographs have been published in numerous journals and periodicals.

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ONE MARINE'S WAR
An unusual account of a young American in combat in the Pacific during World War II, this book... Read More
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7:30pm, Boulder Book Store on the Pearl St. Mall, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder, CO / For more info: www.... Read More
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LaVO

Carl LaVO is the author of three previous books including The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary Life of Submarine Legend Eugene Fluckey. He lives in Bucks County, PA.

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BACK FROM THE DEEP
This epic World War II saga follows the USS Squalus and Sculpin as they play out their dramatic... Read More
THE GALLOPING GHOST
Eugene Fluckey was one of the great naval heroes of World War II. His exploits as captain of the... Read More
PUSHING THE LIMITS
Praise for PUSHING THE LIMITS “Pushing the Limits is a quick and enjoyable read, and includes... Read More
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Jones

Marcus O. Jones is a history professor at the U.S. Naval Academy and consultant for the Institute for Defense Analyses.

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NAZI STEEL
This study explores an exemplary instance of the close interaction between private and official... Read More
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Holmes

Linda Goetz Holmes was the first Pacific War historian appointed to advise the government's Interagency Working Group declassifying documents on World War II crimes. The author of Unjust Enrichment: American POWs Under the Rising Sun and 4000 Bowls of Rice: A Prisoner of War Comes Home, she lives in Shelter Island, NY.

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GUESTS OF THE EMPEROR
In World War II, over 36,000 American men, mostly military but some civilian, were thrown into... Read More
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2:00pm, Shelter Island Public Library, 37 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island, NY Read More
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8:25am Eastern, w/Fred Snyder, WGET-AM Radio Gettysburg, PA Read More
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6:00pm, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Copley Square at 101 Newbury St., Boston, MA Read More

 
 

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