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DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two

by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on...

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PACIFIC WAR REMEMBERED

Pacific War Remembered

by John T. Mason Jr.

In this remarkable oral history collection, thirty-three participants in the turbulent epic that began with the day of infamy at Pearl Harbor and...

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The Ship that Held the Line

by Lisel A. Rose

The American fleet aircraft carrier Hornet is widely acknowledged for the contributions she made to the war effort. The Doolittle Raid, launched from...

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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

Pushing the Envelope

by Maj. Gen. Marion Carl

First published in 1994, this stirring autobiography of a fighter and test pilot takes readers full throttle through Carl's imposing list of "firsts...

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The Battle of Midway

by Thomas C. Hone

The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes some of the most vibrant...

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Destined for Glory

by Thomas Wildenburg

On 4 June 1942, three squadrons of U.S. Navy Dauntless dive bombers destroyed Japan's carrier force sent to neutralize Midway, changing the course of...

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Japanese Destroyer Captain

by Capt. Tameichi Hara

This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States during the 1960s and has long been treasured by historians for...

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Midway

by Mitsuo Fuchida

Also Available as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon This landmark study was first published in English by the Naval Institute in 1955 and was...

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CORAL SEA, MIDWAY AND SUBMARINE ACTIONS, May 1942- August 1942

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942, Volume 4 in the series, is a detailed look at two of the pivotal naval engagements of...

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THE BIG E

The Big E

by Edward P. Stafford

A lasting memorial to the USS Enterprise, this classic tale of the carrier that contributed more than any other single warship to the naval victory...

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THE QUIET WARRIOR

The Quiet Warrior

by Thomas B. Buell

Regarded as the standard biography of World War II naval hero Adm. Raymond A. Spruance, this work is now available in trade paperback for the first...

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Joe Rochefort's War

by Elliot Carlson

Elliot Carlson’s award-winning biography of Capt. Joe Rochefort is the first to be written about the officer who headed Station Hypo, the U.S. Navy’s...

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THE BARRIER AND THE JAVELIN

The Barrier and the Javelin

by H. P. Willmott

The second part of H. P. Willmott’s three-volume history of the war in the Pacific, this work tells how Japan arrived at a situation in which war...

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THE TWO-OCEAN WAR

The Two-Ocean War

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Originally published in 1963, this classic, single-volume history draws on Morison's definitive 15-volume History of United States Naval...

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NIMITZ

Nimitz

by E. B. Potter

Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published...

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