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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/galloping-ghost-0">THE GALLOPING GHOST</a>

by Carl LaVO

Eugene Fluckey was one of the great naval heroes of World War II. His exploits as captain of the submarine USS Barb revolutionized undersea warfare...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/hostile-sky">THE HOSTILE SKY</a>

by James W. Vernon

In the summer of 1942 Jim Vernon, a nineteen-year-old student in Butte, Montana, joined the U.S. Navy’s aviation cadet training program. By the end...

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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

<a href="/store/books/aviation/rescue-streetcar-304">THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304</a>

by Kenny Wayne Fields

In 1968, during a forty hour period, the Air Force flew 189 sorties to rescue a Navy A-7 pilot, call sign Streetcar 304, in one of the largest rescue...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/black-sheep-0">BLACK SHEEP</a>

by John F. Wukovitz

The turbulent life of Gregory Pappy Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is captured in memorable detail by the acclaimed author of One...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/fateful-rendezvous-0">FATEFUL RENDEZVOUS</a>

by Steve Ewing

Fighter pilot Butch O'Hare became one of America's heroes in 1942 when he saved the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/japanese-destroyer-captain">JAPANESE DESTROYER CAPTAIN</a>

by Capt. Tameichi Hara

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon. This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States...

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MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/magnificent-mitscher">MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER</a>

by Theodore Taylor

Air Admiral Marc Mitscher, who led the U.S. attack across the Pacific, is a legend in military circles for developing an entirely new concept of war...

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<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/grace-hopper">GRACE HOPPER</a>

by Kathleen Broom Williams

When Grace Hopper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at...

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THE ANGEL OF DIEN BIEN PHU

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/angel-dien-bien-phu">THE ANGEL OF DIEN BIEN PHU</a>

by Genèvieve de Galard

Geneviève de Galard was a flight nurse for the French Air Force who received the name of the "Angel of Dien Bien Phu" during the French war in...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/we-will-stand-you">WE WILL STAND BY YOU</a>

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This view of the war from the mess deck of a fleet tug is far different from those written from a flag bridge vantage. A Navy radio man, Ted Mason...

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<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/zumwalt">ZUMWALT</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/different-kind-victory">A Different Kind of Victory</a>

by James Leutze

Recipient of the 1982 John Lyman Book Award for United States Naval History, this biography of Admiral Thomas C. Hart unites fifty-five significant...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/battleship-sailor">BATTLESHIP SAILOR</a>

by Theodore C. Mason

Vigorous and highly readable, this portrait of the enlisted man's life aboard the U.S. battleship California depicts the devastation at Pearl Harbor...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/faithful-warriors">FAITHFUL WARRIORS</a>

by Lt. Col Dean Ladd USMCR (Ret.)

Faithful Warriors is a memoir of World War II in the Pacific by a combat veteran of the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division. Written with award-...

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LAUGHTER IN THE SHADOWS

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by Stuart Methven

This memoir of a CIA operations officer captures the spirit of the early years of the Agency, a period sometimes described as its "finest hours."...

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