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QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

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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

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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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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ISHERWOOD, NAVAL ENGINEER

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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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JOHN PAUL JONES

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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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WHITEY

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Whitey is the first complete biography of one of the last surviving World War II U.S. Navy aces, and one of the Navy’s most respected officers...

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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 was one of the key figures during the Cold War - one who stood...

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CONGO

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  BOOK NEWS: Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN by Naval Institute Press Lauded for his ability to...

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