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FROM TRAFALGAR TO THE CHESAPEAKE

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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

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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

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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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IN THE GRAY AREA

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by Lt. Col. Seth W.B. Folsom USMC

In the Gray Area is a Marine officer’s reflection of his tour of duty as the leader for an advisor team embedded with an Iraqi Army infantry...

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INTREPID WOMAN

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by Betty Lussier

A teenager on a Maryland farm when World War II began, Betty Lussier went to England to help the British fight off an impending invasion. Armed with...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

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by Samuel Eliot Morison

This book vividly portrays the illustrious career of John Paul Jones, from his early training at sea in the British West Indian merchant trade to his...

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by Lincoln Lorenz

This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman...

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by Correlli Barnett

In this controversial study, Correlli Barnett examines the strengths and weaknesses of twenty wartime leaders in the nineteenth and early twentieth...

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MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

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by Samuel Pepys

Originally published by Pepys in June 1690, this is a defense of his administration of the Royal Navy and a criticism of his opponents. While Pepys...

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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/nothing-too-daring">NOTHING TOO DARING</a>

by David F. Long

Commodore David Dixon Porter made history when he took the USS Essex into the Pacific and crippled the British whaling industry during the War of...

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OLIVER HAZARD PERRY

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by David Curtis Skaggs

Hailed for his decisive victory over a Royal Navy squadron on Lake Erie in September 1813 and best known for his after-action report proclamation We...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/one-marines-war">ONE MARINE&#039;S WAR</a>

by Gerald A. Meehl

One Marine’s War recounts the experiences of Robert Sheeks, a Marine combat interpreter, and how he underwent a remarkable transformation as a...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

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by William Harwar Parker

An engaging memoir of a naval officer who went south to fight for the Confederacy.

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SAVING BIG BEN

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by John R. Satterfield

Father Joe O’Callahan, S.J. was the unlikeliest war hero. A bespectacled math professor from Holy Cross, he became the U.S. Navy’s first Jesuit...

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by Kathleen Broome Williams

Maj. Roger G. B. Broome, USMCR, died from wounds received on Saipan before his daughter had a chance to know him. Now a well-known naval historian...

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