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CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

Confederate Admiral

by Craig L. Symonds

A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.S. Naval Academy’s first...

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CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

Confronting the Chaos

by Sean M. Maloney

How exactly do you stabilize a country that has been at war for nearly thirty years? Challenging the Chaos is the first book to look at the...

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Congo

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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David Glasgow Farragut

by Charles Lee Lewis

The first volume of Lewis’ masterful biography of David Glasgow Farragut’s long career in the U.S. Navy covers his life before the Civil War....

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David Glasgow Farragut

by Charles Lee Lewis

The second volume of this authoritative biography examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut’s life, focusing on the Civil War. Farragut’s...

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Descent into Darkness

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

Destroyer Captain

by Admiral 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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Destroyer Captain

by Admiral James Stavridis

DESTROYER CAPTAIN is also Available as an audio edition from Audible via Amazon Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) commanded the destroyer USS Barry (...

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DR. SPACE

Dr. Space

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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Driven Patriot

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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Edward Preble

by Christopher McKee

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

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Eleven Months to Freedom

by Dwight R Messimer

Eleven Months to Freedom recounts the daring World War I escape of German midshipman Erich Killinger. When the German navy’s officers’...

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Faithful Warriors

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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Fateful Rendezvous

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

Fighting Admirals of World War II

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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