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ON THE WARPATH IN THE PACIFIC

ON THE WARPATH IN THE PACIFIC

by Clark G. Reynolds

When J.J. "Jocko" Clark graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy during World War I, he was primed to be a pioneer in one of the great...

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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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REAPER LEADER

REAPER LEADER

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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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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AS WE RECALL

by Vice Adm. James A. Sagerholm, USN (Ret.)

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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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ISHERWOOD, NAVAL ENGINEER

by Edward William Sloan III

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FIGHTING ADMIRALS OF WORLD WAR II

FIGHTING ADMIRALS OF WORLD WAR II

by David Wragg

Control of the sea was a crucial element in the outcome of World War II. The U-boat campaign almost brought Britain to her knees; the Arctic convoys...

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FOR COUNTRY AND CORPS

FOR COUNTRY AND CORPS

by Gail B.Shisler

Oliver P. Smith fought at Peleliu and Okinawa and then commanded the 1st Marine Division in Korea during the assault at Inchon, the recapture of...

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GOD AND SEA POWER

by Suzanne Geissler

Gallons of ink have been used analyzing Adm. Alfred Thayer Mahan’s thoughts, his naval theories, and his contribution to sea power. One vital...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

by Lincoln Lorenz

This is the true life story of the adventurous Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s greatest naval hero, John...

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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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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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