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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/congo">CONGO</a>

by Andrew C. J. Jampoler

Lauded for his ability to tell compelling, true adventure stories, award-winning author Andrew C.A. Jampoler has turned his attention this time to a...

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<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/david-glasgow-farragut-0">DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT</a>

by Charles Lee Lewis

The first volume of Lewis’ biography covers David Glasgow Farragut’s long career in the navy before the Civil War. He was about sixty...

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<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/david-glasgow-farragut">DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT</a>

by Charles Lee Lewis

The second volume of this authoritative biography of America’s first admiral examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut’s life...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/descent-darkness">DESCENT INTO DARKNESS</a>

by Cdr. Edward C. Raymer USN (Ret.)

DESCENT INTO DARKNESS is also Available as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon. On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma...

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DESTROYER CAPTAIN

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by USN, Adm. James Stavridis

This memoir of James Stavridis' two years in command of the destroyer USS Barry reveals the human side of what it is like to be in charge of a...

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<a href="/store/books/audio-books/destroyer-captain">DESTROYER CAPTAIN</a>

by USN, Adm. James Stavridis

Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) commanded the destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) from 1993–1995 and Barry won the Battenberg Cup as the top ship in the...

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DR. SPACE

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by Bob Ward

Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/driven-patriot">DRIVEN PATRIOT</a>

by Townsend Hoopes

A haunting portrait of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the mid-twentieth century, this biography takes a penetrating look at...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/edward-preble">EDWARD PREBLE</a>

by Christopher McKee

Originally published in 1972, Christopher McKee’s biography of Edward Preble remains the most authoritative source on this influential early shaper...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/eleven-months-freedom">Eleven Months to Freedom</a>

by Dwight R Messimer

Eleven Months to Freedom recounts the daring World War I escape of German midshipman Erich Killinger. Falsely accused of bombing a railway station...

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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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<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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FIGHTING ADMIRALS OF WORLD WAR II

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by David Wragg

Control of the sea was a crucial element in the outcome of World War II. The U-boat campaign almost brought Britain to her knees; the Arctic convoys...

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FIGHTING SPIRIT

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by Robert D. Eldridge

Fighting Spirit is essential reading for anyone interested in the Battle of Iwo Jima and the Pacific War. Maj. Horie was one of only four Japanese...

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FINDING AMELIA

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by Ric Gillespie

In the seventy years since the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan during a flight over the Central Pacific, their fate has...

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