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by Dennis L. Noble

There are virtually no biographies of naval enlisted personnel, making Dennis L. Noble’s book wholly unique. Richard McKenna was an enlisted sailor...

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BY ORDER OF THE KAISER

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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 the Imperial...

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by William F. Trimble

This book focuses on the role of Glenn H. Curtiss in the origins of aviation in the United States Navy. A self-taught mechanic and inventor, Curtiss...

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HONORABLE SURVIVOR

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by Lynne Joiner

Honorable Survivor weaves John S. Service’s extraordinary story into the fabric of a watershed moment in our history when World War II was ending,...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/admirals-new-steel-navy-0">ADMIRALS OF THE NEW STEEL NAVY</a>

by James C. Bradford

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

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

Adm. James Holloway describes this book as a contemporary perspective of the events, decisions, and outcomes in the history of the Cold War—Korea,...

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AUTHORS AT SEA

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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

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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.

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BESIDE ME STILL

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by Elizabeth R. P. Shaw

Here is a compelling portrait of the other side of war—hose who must wait at home, uncertain what the Fates will decide—and Elizabeth Shaw knows this...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/david-glasgow-farragut-0">DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT</a>

by Charles Lee Lewis

The second volume of this authoritative biography examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut’s life, focusing on the Civil War. Farragut’s...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/driven-patriot">DRIVEN PATRIOT</a>

by Townsend Hoopes

A haunting portrait of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the mid-twentieth century, this biography takes a penetrating look at...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/five-down-no-glory">FIVE DOWN, NO GLORY</a>

by Richard K. Smith

Frank G. Tinker, Jr., a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Class of 1933, flew in combat with Soviet airmen during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Flying...

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FROM ANNAPOLIS TO SCAPA FLOW

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by Edward L. Beach Sr.

Fans of Edward L. Beach Jr.'s books, including his classic submarine novel Run Silent, Run Deep and his 200-year history of the U.S. Navy, will be...

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ON THE WARPATH IN THE PACIFIC

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by Clark G. Reynolds

When J.J. Clark graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at the end of World War I he was ready to be a pioneer in one of the great transformations of...

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REAPER LEADER

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by Steve Ewing

Although Jimmy Flatley had much to do with the U.S. victory over Japan, few outside the close-knit naval aviation community have heard his colorful...

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