Paul Stillwell is an independent historian and retired naval officer. He worked for thirty years at the U.S. Naval Institute as an oral historian and editor of Naval History magazine. He is the author or editor of a dozen books, including four on battleships and an award-winning volume on the Navy's first African American officers, The Golden Thirteen.

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BATTLESHIP ARIZONA
A full history of the famous warship's twenty-five year career, including riveting stories from the... Read More [5]
AIR RAID: PEARL HARBOR!
This comprehensive anthology of first-person reminiscences includes Japanese accounts of the... Read More [6]
NAVAL REVIEW 1988
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [7]
NAVAL REVIEW 1985
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [8]
NAVAL REVIEW 1987
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [9]
NAVAL REVIEW 1984
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [10]
NAVAL REVIEW 1989
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [11]
NAVAL REVIEW 1990
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [12]
NAVAL HISTORY, VOLUME 4
Bound by year of publication, these volumes each contain a year's issues of Naval History magazine... Read More [13]
NAVAL REVIEW 1991
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [14]
NAVAL HISTORY, VOLUME 5
Bound by year of publication, these volumes each contain a year's issues of Naval History magazine... Read More [15]
NAVAL REVIEW 1992
These annual collector's editions feature articles on the key issues that have faced the U.S. Navy... Read More [16]
NAVAL HISTORY, VOLUME 6
Bound by year of publication, these volumes each contain a year's issues of Naval History magazine... Read More [17]
GOLDEN THIRTEEN
The extraordinary experiences and achievements of the thirteen black enlisted men who received... Read More [18]
BATTLESHIP MISSOURI
Fifty years after the end of World War II comes the first complete history of the USS Missouri,... Read More [19]
BATTLESHIPS
Tracing the development of the battleship from the commissioning of the first seagoing class in the... Read More [20]
CARRIER WAR
Written by renowned military historian Paul Stillwell and illustrated with artwork by some of the... Read More [21]
The Golden Thirteen
In January 1944 sixteen black enlisted men gathered at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in... Read More [22]
Submarine Stories
Culled from many never-before-published narratives and oral histories conducted under the auspices... Read More [23]
Trailblazer
A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned an... Read More [24]
The Big E
A lasting tribute to the USS Enterprise, this heavily illustrated, new edition tells the classic... Read More [25]
Battleship Missouri
Now available in paperback, this book traces the complete story of the Missouri from her keel-... Read More [26]
Battleship Arizona
The tragic sight of the USS Arizona burning after the attack on Pearl Harbor is etched in the... Read More [27]
Battleship Arizona
The tragic sight of the USS Arizona burning after the attack on Pearl Harbor is etched in the... Read More [28]

Events and Conferences

Speaking Engagement & Signing
2:00pm, Naval Undersea Museum, 1103 Hunley Rd., Silverdale/Keyport, WA Read More [64]
Guest Speaker & Book Signing
Noon, "Lunchtime Lecture Series," Nat'l. Archives & Records Administration, 700... Read More [65]
Radio Interview
8:30AM Eastern, w/host Fred Snyder, WGET-AM Radio Gettysburg, PA Read More [66]
Panel Moderator
2:00pm, “Pearl Harbor Remembrance Panel,” U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave,... Read More [67]