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SAVING BIG BEN

SAVING BIG BEN

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Father Joseph T. O'Callahan was the first military chaplain to receive the Medal of Honor. An unlikely war hero, the bespectacled math professor...

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THE MEASURE OF A MAN

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  BOOK NEWS: The Measure of a Man: My Father, the Marine Corps, and Saipan by Naval Institute Press   Maj. Roger G. B. Broome, USMCR, died...

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THEY WERE HEROES

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Sergeant Major Devaney’s They Were Heroes presents moving portraits of warriors who have not been fully celebrated. His stories recognize the...

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THOMAS AP CATESBY JONES

THOMAS AP CATESBY JONES

by Gene A. Smith

Thomas ap Catesby Jones was one of the most controversial officers in the U.S. Navy during the first half of the nineteenth century. A fascinating...

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TRAILBLAZER

TRAILBLAZER

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A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned a flag...

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WE WERE PIRATES

WE WERE PIRATES

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A sailor's extraordinary experiences on board an American submarine in the Pacific are candidly reported in this eyewitness account of war from a...

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BECTON

BECTON

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 American Veterans Center's "2008 Raymond G. Davis Award"   This autobiography, published in cooperation with the...

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A HOME ON THE ROLLING MAIN

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"One of the most vivid and immediate war memoirs I have ever read." — John Keegan "As a story of World War [II] at sea, seen...

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BALDWIN OF THE TIMES

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Hanson W. Baldwin, a New York Times's editor for almost forty years, was one of America's best-known military writers and analysts of World...

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BULL HALSEY

BULL HALSEY

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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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FLOATING PRISON

FLOATING PRISON

by Louis Garneray

In 1806 Lt. Louis Garneray's ship was en route to France when it was captured by the Royal Navy. Confined for nine years with hundreds of others in...

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NIMITZ

NIMITZ

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Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published...

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TEDDY SUHREN

TEDDY SUHREN

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Teddy Suhren, the commander of U-564, was one of the most successful U-boat skippers of World War II. He is said to have fired more successful...

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THE ABLEST NAVIGATOR

by J. Wandres

This action-packed biography focuses on a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, who was one of only fifty Jewish midshipmen commissioned in his...

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THE ACCIDENTAL ADMIRAL

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  BOOK NEWS: The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO by Naval Institute Press   SNEAK PEEK: The Accidental Admiral: A...

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