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BLACK SHEEP

by John F. Wukovits

Named a Proceedings Notable Naval Books of 2011 The turbulent life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is...

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BLACK SHOE CARRIER ADMIRAL

by John Lundstrom

“It is very difficult to turn around a half century of conventional wisdom, but John Lundstrom has done it. In a careful but readable way, he...

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BLOWTORCH

by Frank Leith Jones

FRANK JONES, author of BLOWTORCH, is the recipient of the  “BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES L. COLLINS JR. BOOK PRIZE IN MILITARY HISTORY"...

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BOUND FOR AFRICA

BOUND FOR AFRICA

by Douglass H. Hubbard, Jr

This is the story of the author's introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishes between the...

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BULL HALSEY

BULL HALSEY

by E. B. Potter

Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm. William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World...

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CANARIS

CANARIS

by Michael Mueller

Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was the head of the Abwehr—Hitler's intelligence service—from 1935 to 1944. Initially a supporter of Hitler,...

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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

by Lt. George Tobin and edited by Roy Schreiber

Shortly after the Bounty mutiny, William Bligh was commissioned to lead another voyage on the Providence in 1791--a journey that culminated in the...

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CAPTAIN COOK'S WAR AND PEACE

CAPTAIN COOK'S WAR AND PEACE

by John Robson

The author of two critically acclaimed books on Captain Cook, John Robson has now turned his attention to the decade leading up to Cook's famous...

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CAPTAIN'S WIFE

by Abby Jane Morrell

"By turns feisty, opinionated, inquisitive, and contemplative, Abby Morrell lives and breathes on these pages. Many will want to read Captain...

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CAPTAINS OF THE OLD STEAM NAVY

by James C. Bradford, Editor

Now in paperback for the first time, this collection of biographical essays delves into the careers of thirteen colorful naval leaders who guided the...

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COMMAND UNDER SAIL

by James C. Bradford, Editor

This entertaining collection of essays takes a biographical approach to early American naval history. The period from 1775 to 1850 was a trying time...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

COMMODORES

by Leonard F. Guttridge and Jay D. Smith

This lively history of the U.S. Navy in the age of sail is filled with brilliant insights and daring assessments of famous naval figures. See Related...

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CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

by Craig L. Symonds

Winner of the 1999 John Lyman Book Award (NASOH) for best biography, this vivid, well-paced study illuminates the remarkable career of the Naval...

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CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

by Sean M. Maloney

While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and...

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CONGO

by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

  BOOK NEWS: Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt. Emory Taunt, USN by Naval Institute Press Lauded for his ability to...

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