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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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INTERNATIONAL STARS AT WAR

International Stars at War

by James E. Wise Jr.

The last in a popular series on movie stars in the military, this handsome book provides readers with a guide to film actors of many nations who...

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ON THE WARPATH IN THE PACIFIC

On the Warpath in the Pacific

by Clark G. Reynolds

When J.J. Clark graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at the end of World War I he was ready to be a pioneer in one of the great transformations of...

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QUEST FOR GLORY

Quest for Glory

by Robert J. Schneller

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.

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SHOOTING THE WAR

Shooting the War

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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TEDDY SUHREN

Teddy Suhren

by Teddy Suhren

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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VON RICHTHOFEN

by Richard Townshend Bickers

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