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WHALE HUNTER

Whale Hunter

by Nelson Cole Haley

A harpooner in the whale ship Charles W. Morgan from 1849 to 1853, Nelson Cole Haley embarked on a hunt that took him from New Bedford, Massachusetts...

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Whitey

by Peter B. Mersky

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 of any...

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Wings of Valor

by Nick Del Calzo

These fighter pilots were the hunters, those who flew to find and kill the enemy. Almost universally from families of modest circumstances, they won...

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Women at War

by James E. Wise Jr.

Wise and Baron relate the compelling war experiences of thirty American female soldiers in the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, highlighting their...

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YOU'RE STEPPING ON MY CLOAK AND DAGGER

You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger

by Roger Hall

With a sharp eye and wry wit, Roger Hall recounts his experiences as an American Army officer assigned to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS)...

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ZULU FRONTIERSMAN

Zulu Frontiersman

by Major C.G. Dennison

It is said that Charles George Dennison saw more active service in the British nineteenth-century colonial wars for southern Africa than any other...

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Zumwalt

by Larry Berman

Zumwalt is a compelling portrait of the controversial military man who is widely regarded as the founder of the modern U.S. Navy, Admiral Elmo...

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ADMIRALS IN THE AGE OF NELSON

Admirals in the Age of Nelson

by Lee Bienkowski

The period of the French Wars (1793–1815), known as the golden age of fighting sail in Great Britain because of the extraordinary victories won by...

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BESIDE ME STILL

Beside Me Still

by Elizabeth R. P. Shaw

Here is a compelling portrait of the other side of war—hose who must wait at home, uncertain what the Fates will decide—and Elizabeth Shaw knows this...

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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 the Imperial...

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CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS

Caviar and Commissars

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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FLYING UPSIDE DOWN

Flying Upside Down

by Mark Hinebaugh

It won't take the reader of this book long to realize that Antarctica is not the place for the faint of heart. A single mistake can kill you, and...

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FROM TRAFALGAR TO THE CHESAPEAKE

From Trafalgar to the Chesapeake

by William Stanhope Lovell

Introduction by Ruddock F. Mackay Readers who love a great sea story from the age of fighting sail will enjoy this lively narrative by outspoken...

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GOING BACK

Going Back

by Charles J. Furey

Like millions of other young Americans in the 1930s, Charles Furey grew up surrounded by the images and memories of World War I, not knowing that he...

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HE WHO DARES

HE WHO DARES

by David Sutherland

It is surprising that with the passing of more than fifty years there are any firsthand accounts left of World War II that are worth the telling, but...

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