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IRAQ AND BACK

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In April 2003, soon after Operation Iraqi Freedom had been declared a success, President Bush sent retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Jay Garner to Iraq to...

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LANDSMAN HAY

LANDSMAN HAY

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In 1803, at the age of fourteen, Robert Hay joined the Royal Navy and spent the next eight years at sea. His colorful memoir describes a sailor's...

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MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

by Samuel Pepys

Originally published by Pepys in June 1690, this is a defense of his administration of the Royal Navy and a criticism of his opponents. While Pepys...

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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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PAPA TOPSIDE

PAPA TOPSIDE

by Helen A. Siiteri (editor)

A pioneer in the field of deep-sea diving, George Bond helped develop the theory of saturation diving and the techniques and dive tables used by...

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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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REACH FOR THE SKY

REACH FOR THE SKY

by Paul Brickhill

Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force...

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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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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

RECOLLECTIONS OF A NAVAL OFFICER, 1841-1865

by William Harwar Parker

An engaging memoir of a naval officer who went south to fight for the Confederacy. See Related Items: Confederate Admiral

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REPORT ON EXPERIENCE

REPORT ON EXPERIENCE

by John Mulgan

Report on Experience is a compelling memoir written by a quietly heroic author. This brilliantly written work provides insight both into the mind...

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SHE'S JUST ANOTHER NAVY PILOT

SHE'S JUST ANOTHER NAVY PILOT

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When the USS Abraham Lincoln left San Diego in April 1995 for a six-month deployment in the Persian Gulf, it was the first Pacific Fleet ship to go...

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SHOOTING THE WAR

SHOOTING THE WAR

by James E. Wise, Jr.

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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SLAVER CAPTAIN

SLAVER CAPTAIN

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An Anglican clergyman best remembered as the author of the hymn Amazing Grace, John Newton was engaged in the slave trade for the first thirty years...

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STARS IN BLUE

STARS IN BLUE

by James E. Wise, Jr.

James Wise - Naval Institute Press Author of the Year, Third Prize The lives of movie stars are often more closely followed than those of political...

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TEDDY SUHREN

TEDDY SUHREN

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Teddy Suhren, the commander of U-564, was one of the most successful U-boat skippers of World War II. He is said to have fired more successful...

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