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ADMIRAL WILLIAM A. MOFFETT

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by William F. Trimble

Naval aviation historian William F. Trimble provides a clear and detailed portrait of the man who took on the challenge of forming an aeronautical...

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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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This remarkable memoir tells the compelling story of the near-mythic British district officer who helped shape the first great Allied...

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AMERICA'S FIRST FROGMAN

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by Elizabeth Kaufman Bush

Although bad eyesight kept him from receiving a commission in the U.S. Navy when he graduated from the Naval Academy in 1933, Draper Kauffman became...

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AN AMERICAN ADVENTURE

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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 Pacific...

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by Robert S. Jordan

Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster was one of the leading soldier-scholars of his time. He stood as a key figure among the dominant American military and...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/we-recall">AS WE RECALL</a>

by James A. Sagerholm

As We Recall is the first book of its kind. A collection of reminiscences written by members of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1952, it is a...

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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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by Robert B. Davies

Hanson W. Baldwin was America’s best-known military writer and analyst in the 20th century covering conflicts from World War II to the Vietnam War....

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by Theodore C. Mason

Vigorous and highly readable, this portrait of the enlisted man's life aboard the U.S. battleship California depicts the devastation at Pearl Harbor...

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BENEATH THE WAVES

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by Edward F. Finch

Capt. Edward “Ned” Latimer Beach, Jr. USN is known primarily for his bestselling novel Run Silent, Run Deep, which was made into a film in 1958...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/benjamin-franklin-isherwood-naval-engineer">BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ISHERWOOD, NAVAL ENGINEER</a>

by Charles Edward Sloan

A classic account of the 40-year naval career of Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, whose contributions to naval engineering helped usher in the...

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BLACK SHEEP

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by John F. Wukovits

This biography details the turbulent life of Gregory Boyington, who became the top Marine ace of the Pacific. It details his turbulent early life,...

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