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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/first-fight">FIRST TO FIGHT</a>

by Victor H. Krulak

FIRST TO FIGHT "Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program   Bluejacket Paperback Book Series "Required Reading...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/five-down-no-glory">FIVE DOWN, NO GLORY</a>

by Richard K. Smith

Frank G. Tinker, Jr., a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Class of 1933, flew in combat with Soviet airmen during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). Flying...

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FLOATING PRISON

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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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FOR COUNTRY AND CORPS

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by Gail B. Shisler

Oliver P. Smith fought at Peleliu and Okinawa and then commanded the 1st Marine Division in Korea during the assault at Inchon, the recapture of...

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FOR SELF AND COUNTRY

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by Rick Eilert

Vietnam was often called a “teenager’s war.” The average age was 19.2, so in the main, the War was fought by 17, 18, 19 and 20 year olds barely out...

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FROM ANNAPOLIS TO SCAPA FLOW

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by Edward L. Beach Sr.

Fans of Edward L. Beach Jr.'s books, including his classic submarine novel Run Silent, Run Deep and his 200-year history of the U.S. Navy, will be...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/forecastle-cabin">FROM FORECASTLE TO CABIN</a>

by Samuel Samuels

This is the autobiography of an American who ran away to sea at the age of 11 and charts his rise from the lowliest seaman to the command of his own...

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FROM OMAHA BEACH TO DAWSON?S RIDGE

<a href="/store/books/association-us-army-ausa/omaha-beach-dawsons-ridge">FROM OMAHA BEACH TO DAWSON&#039;S RIDGE</a>

by Col. Cole C. Kingseed

An infantry company commander in the U.S. Army's heralded 1st Infantry Division, Capt. Joseph Turner Dawson led his men through some of the most...

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GALLEY SLAVE

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by Jean Marteilhe

This remarkable memoir tells of the miseries of Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac, 'a Protestant condemned to the Galleys of France for his Religion', who,...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/god-and-sea-power">GOD AND SEA POWER</a>

by Suzanne Geissler

Gallons of ink have been used analyzing Adm. Alfred Thayer Mahan’s thoughts, his naval theories, and his contribution to sea power. One vital aspect...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/grace-hopper">GRACE HOPPER</a>

by Kathleen Broom Williams

When Grace Hopper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at...

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GREAT ADMIRALS

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by Jack Sweetman

Combining scholarship with readability, this collection of nineteen biographical essays has been written by a distinguished international team of...

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GUNBIRD DRIVER

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by David A. Ballentine

Gunbird Driver is a memoir of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a young pilot flying an armed UH-1E's in Marine Observation Squadron 6. The...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/hero-air">HERO OF THE AIR</a>

by William F. Trimble

This book focuses on the role of Glenn H. Curtiss in the origins of aviation in the United States Navy. A self-taught mechanic and inventor, Curtiss...

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HONORABLE SURVIVOR

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by Lynne Joiner

Honorable Survivor weaves John S. Service’s extraordinary story into the fabric of a watershed moment in our history when World War II was ending,...

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