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The Measure of a Man

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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They Were Heroes

by SgtMaj David K. Devaney

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

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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

by Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely Jr. USN

A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned an officer in the U.S. Navy, the first to command a Navy...

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WE WERE PIRATES

We Were Pirates

by Robert Schultz

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

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Where Youth and Laughter Go

by LtCol Seth W. B. Folsom USMC

  Where Youth and Laughter Go completes LtCol Seth Folsom’s recounting of his personal experiences in command over a decade of war. It is...

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A Home on the Rolling Main

by A. G. F. Ditcham

From first joining the Royal Navy in 1940 until the end of the campaign against Japan, Tony Ditcham was in the front line of the naval war. After...

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Baldwin of the Times

by Robert B. Davies

Hanson W. Baldwin was America’s best-known military writer and analyst in the 20th century covering conflicts from World War II to the Vietnam War....

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BULL HALSEY

Bull Halsey

by E. B. Potter

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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TEDDY SUHREN

Teddy Suhren

by Teddy Suhren

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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Thach Weave

by Steve Ewing

This biography completes a trilogy on the three Navy fighter pilots--Jimmie Thach, Butch O'Hare, and Jimmy Flatley--who developed sweeping...

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The Accidental Admiral

by Admiral James Stavridis

After he was selected to be NATO’s sixteenth Supreme Allied Commander, The New York Times described Jim Stavridis as a “Renaissance...

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The Dust of Kandahar

by Jonathan S. Addleton

“Some of the most important work in Afghanistan was done quietly behind the scenes by civilians striving to create a functioning nation that...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

John Paul Jones

by Joseph Callo

Winner of the Samuel Eliot Morrison Award for Excellence in Naval Literature. This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero...

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