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Man of War Life

by Charles Nordhoff

In 1844, when barely 14, Charles Nordhoff managed to talk his way into the U.S. Navy. He was better educated than most of his fellow seamen, and was...

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Rolling Home

by William Morris Barnes

Barnes was born in 1850 into a ship owning family in St. Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a boy. At the outbreak of the First...

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SLAVER CAPTAIN

Slaver Captain

by John Newton

An Anglican clergyman best remembered as the author of the hymn "Amazing Grace", John Newton was engaged in the slave trade for the first thirty...

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TRUE BELIEVER

True Believer

by Scott W. Carmichael

Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Known to her coworkers as the Queen of Cuba, she was an...

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WHALE HUNTER

Whale Hunter

by Nelson Cole Haley

A harpooner in the whale ship Charles W. Morgan from 1849 to 1853, Nelson Cole Haley embarked on a hunt that took him from New Bedford, Massachusetts...

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GUNBIRD DRIVER

Gunbird Driver

by David A. Ballentine

David Ballentine recalls his experiences as a young pilot flying an armed UH-1E with Marine Observation Squadron Six in Vietnam. Like any good war...

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IN LOVE AND WAR, REVISED AND UPDATED

In Love and War, Revised and Updated

by Jim Stockdale

A unique American chronicle of a Navy family's life during the Vietnam War years, this widely acclaimed memoir has been updated to include an...

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TENNESSEE PATRIOT

Tennessee Patriot

by William P. Lawrence

Bill Lawrence served his country for thirty-seven years in a remarkable naval career filled with triumphs and adversities. A naval aviator and test...

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VON RICHTHOFEN

by Richard Townshend Bickers

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A Plain Sailorman in China

by Bruce Swanson

A Plain Sailorman in China is a biography of Cdr. Irvin Van Gorder Gillis, USN that recounts both his extraordinary family history – a fascinating...

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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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FROM OMAHA BEACH TO DAWSON?S RIDGE

From Omaha Beach to Dawson's Ridge

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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God and Sea Power

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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In the Shadow of Greatness

by Joshua Welle

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Their stories needed to be told. And classmates working together, under a blanket of trust...

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INTERNATIONAL STARS AT WAR

International Stars at War

by James E. Wise Jr.

The last in a popular series on movie stars in the military, this handsome book provides readers with a guide to film actors of many nations who...

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