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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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IN LOVE AND WAR, REVISED AND UPDATED

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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

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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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/plain-sailorman-china">A PLAIN SAILORMAN IN CHINA</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/eleven-months-freedom">Eleven Months to Freedom</a>

by Dwight R Messimer

Eleven Months to Freedom recounts the daring World War I escape of German midshipman Erich Killinger. Falsely accused of bombing a railway station...

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FROM OMAHA BEACH TO DAWSON?S RIDGE

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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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<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/fall-great-book/shadow-greatness">IN THE SHADOW OF GREATNESS</a>

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Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon   Named a "Notable Naval Book of 2012" by Proceedings Magazine Their...

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INTERNATIONAL STARS AT WAR

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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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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/lady-navy">LADY IN THE NAVY</a>

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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