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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 and Sybil 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 and Rosario "Zip" Rausa

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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THE CAPTAIN WHO BURNED HIS SHIPS

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, who was a key figure in the development of the early U.S. Navy.  Having come to America...

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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 beautifully written and a pleasure to read; an inspiration.  The companion authors’ appendix, I.V....

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CHARLIE TWO SHOES AND THE MARINES OF LOVE COMPANY

CHARLIE TWO SHOES AND THE MARINES OF LOVE COMPANY

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This is the tale of an eleven-year-old Chinese boy, Tsui Chi Hsii--better known by his American name Charlie Tsui, or Charlie Two Shoes. Befriended...

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FROM OMAHA BEACH TO DAWSON?S RIDGE

FROM OMAHA BEACH TO DAWSON'S RIDGE

by 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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IN THE SHADOW OF GREATNESS

by Joshua Welle

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon                ...

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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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JOHN PAUL JONES

JOHN PAUL JONES

by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, USNR (Ret.)

Winner of the Samuel Eliot Morrison Award for Excellence in Naval Literature.    "Rash, charmed, passionate, ceaseless–John...

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LADY IN THE NAVY

LADY IN THE NAVY

by Joy Bright Hancock

When legislation was passed in 1948 giving women permanent status in the regular and reserve Navy, it was largely due to the efforts of Joy Bright...

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MASTER OF SEAPOWER

by CDR Thomas B. Buell, USN (Ret.)

This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was the controversial architect of the American...

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MEMOIRS

by Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz

These celebrated memoirs are the story of WWII, as told from the perspective of the German Navy’s Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz. Credited with...

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ON BOARD

ON BOARD

by Paul R. Ignatius

Insights into significant events of the twentieth century are provided in this memoir by Paul Ignatius, a former secretary of the Navy and past...

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