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QUEST FOR GLORY

QUEST FOR GLORY

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To win glory and power, to be renowned throughout posterity--such was the ambition that fueled Dahlgren's controversial rise to eminence during the...

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THE SEASICK ADMIRAL

by Kevin Brown

Horatio Nelson did not enjoy robust good health. From his childhood he was prone to many of the ailments so common in the eighteenth century, and...

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THE SEASICK ADMIRAL

by Kevin Brown

Horatio Nelson did not enjoy robust good health. From his childhood he was prone to many of the ailments so common in the eighteenth century, and...

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UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

by Walter Ludde-Neurath

The administration of Karl Dönitz, head of state and supreme commander of Germany's armed forces following Hitler's suicide, marks a...

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WHITEY

by Peter B. Mersky

Praise: “This fine tribute details how E.L. “Whitey” Feightner distinguished himself as a fighter pilot in the early days of World...

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QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

by James C. Bradford (editor)

This superb collection of biographical essays tells the story of the U.S. Navy through the lives of the officers who forged its traditions. The...

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AN AMERICAN ADVENTURE

AN AMERICAN ADVENTURE

by William Lloyd Stearman

A memoir of extraordinary scope, William Lloyd Stearman's reminiscences will attract those interested in early aviation, World War II in the...

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BY ORDER OF THE KAISER

BY ORDER OF THE KAISER

by Terrell D. Gottschall

This biography—the first in English—of the prominent pre-World War I German naval officer Otto von Diederichs examines the evolution of...

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HERO OF THE AIR

by William F. Trimble

William Trimble is the 2011 recipient of the “Admiral Arthur W. Radford Award for Excellence in Naval Aviation History and Literature. In this...

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HONORABLE SURVIVOR

HONORABLE SURVIVOR

by Lynne Joiner

Winner of the American Academy of Diplomacy's 2010 Douglas Dillon Award For a Book of Distinction on the Practice of American Diplomacy...

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ADMIRALS OF THE NEW STEEL NAVY

by James C. Bradford, Editor

This collection of interpretive, biographical essays on the admirals of the new steel navy continues the story of the development of the American...

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AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AT WAR

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS AT WAR

by Admiral James L. Holloway III, USN (Ret.)

  Recommended reading as part of the Chief of Naval Operation's Professional Reading Program! Recipient of the 2011 Admiral of the Navy...

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AUTHORS AT SEA

AUTHORS AT SEA

by Robert Shenk

Seven Pulitzer Prize winners are among the authors featured in this collection of works by eminent American writers who shared a common experience:...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF COMMODORE CHARLES MORRIS, USN

by Charles Morris

Introduction by Frederick C. Leiner. During his distinguished fifty-seven year naval career, Charles Morris was instrumental in bringing the...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

by George Dewey

One of America's best known naval heroes whose life straddled two centuries and several stages of naval development, tells his own story. See Related...

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