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ADMIRAL WILLIAM A. MOFFETT

Admiral William A. Moffett

by William F. Trimble

"A fascinating look at the father of naval aviation."—Library Journal "Superior naval history."—Booklist Naval...

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Admirals of the New Steel Navy

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

Aircraft Carriers at War

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—...

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Alfred Thayer Mahan

by Robert Seager II

President Theodore Roosevelt called him “one of the greatest and most useful influences in American life.” In the words of Robert Seager II, Mahan...

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Alone on Guadalcanal

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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

America's First Frogman

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

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 Pacific...

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An Unsung Soldier

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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As We Recall

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

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 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.

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Baldwin of the Times

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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Battleship Sailor

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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Becton

by Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton USA (Ret.)

This autobiography, published in cooperation with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), highlights Lieutenant General Becton's remarkable...

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BENEATH THE WAVES

Beneath the Waves

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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