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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/lejeune">LEJEUNE</a>

by Merrill L. Bartlett

This well-documented and hard-hitting biography of the thirteenth commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps succeeds in converting John A. Lejeune from a...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/my-men-are-my-heroes">MY MEN ARE MY HEROES</a>

by Nathaniel R. Helms

My Men Are My Heroes introduces its readers to a living standard of Marine Corps esprit de corps and military decorum. Sergeant Major Bradley Kasal,...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/navigating-seven-seas">NAVIGATING THE SEVEN SEAS</a>

by Master Chief Melvin G. Williams Sr. USN (Ret.)

Navigating the Seven Seas is an account of the leadership experiences two high-achieving African-Americans in the U.S. Navy. This father and son duo...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/hamilton-woman">That Hamilton Woman</a>

by Barry Gough

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, England’s greatest sailor, fell deeply in love with Emma Hamilton in the years before Trafalgar. This, together with his...

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TIN CAN MAN

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by E. J. Jernigan

E.J. Jernigan's memoir offers readers a fascinating glimpse of life as an enlisted man aboard the USS Saufley, one of the most highly decorated...

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TRUE BELIEVER

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by Scott W. Carmichael

Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), advancing quickly through the ranks to become its top analyst on...

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U-BOAT ACE

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by Jordan Vause

An exceptional figure in the history of the German Navy, Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men in the Wehrmacht to win Germany's highest combat...

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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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CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS

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by Kemp Tolley

Gifted storyteller Kemp Tolley guides readers through the lively world of a young naval attaché in Moscow from 1942 to 1944. His absorbing tale...

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CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

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by Craig L. Symonds

A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.S. Naval Academy’s first...

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PETE ELLIS

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by Dirk Anthony Ballendorf

Few Marines have had more impact on the Corps's history than Pete Ellis, and none have been more controversial. This biography of the brilliant yet...

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SHOOTING THE WAR

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by Otto Giese

The war diary of former German naval officer Otto Giese recounts a seafaring career of extraordinary scope. It begins with the dawn of World War II,...

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THE FLIGHT OF JESSE LEROY BROWN

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by Theodore Taylor

Jesse Leroy Brown was born in 1926 to sharecroppers in the segregated South. An outstanding student and top athlete, he set his sights on becoming a...

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VIETNAM MEMOIRS

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by J. Robert Falabella

A U.S. Army chaplain for the 25th Infantry Division recounts his experiences sharing the hardships and dangers that made up the daily routine of a...

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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH (31-KNOT) BURKE

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by Ken Jones

Written by two World War II veterans who later became well-known war correspondents, this biography records the inspiring life of one of America's...

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