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THE FLIGHT OF JESSE LEROY BROWN

The Flight of Jesse Leroy Brown

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

Vietnam Memoirs

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

Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke

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'...

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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 Pacific...

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Pushing the Limits

by Carl LaVO

Vice Admiral Allan Rockwell McCann left no reminiscences that might reveal a deeper sense of his extraordinary service, but naval historian Carl LaVO...

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Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, Naval Engineer

by Charles Edward Sloan

A classic account of the 40-year naval career of Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, whose contributions to naval engineering helped usher in the...

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Rough Rider

by M. David Key

Rough Rider is a snapshot study of the significant career of President Theodore Roosevelt. Partly biographical sketch and partly analysis, the book...

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CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

Confronting the Chaos

by Sean M. Maloney

How exactly do you stabilize a country that has been at war for nearly thirty years? Challenging the Chaos is the first book to look at the...

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The Ablest Navigator

by J. Wandres

This action-packed tale focuses on a young U.S. Naval Academy graduate who helped create the Israeli Navy and led it into battle at the onset of...

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The Captain Who Burned His Ships

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy. It is at the same time a biography...

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TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

Taiwan's Statesman

by Richard C. Kagan

A well-known observer of Taiwan and Asian history and culture provides an insightful biography of Lee Teng Hui, the pro-democracy statesman and...

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