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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/audio-books/shadow-greatness">IN THE SHADOW OF GREATNESS</a>

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Named a "Notable Naval Book of 2012" by Proceedings MagazineTheir stories needed to be told. And classmates working together, under a blanket of...

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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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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/master-seapower">MASTER OF SEAPOWER</a>

by Thomas B. Buell

A comprehensive biography of the most powerful naval officer in the history of the United States who was the controversial architect of the American...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/memoirs">MEMOIRS</a>

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 inventing...

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NIMITZ

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by E. B. Potter

Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published...

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ON BOARD

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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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/war-and-politics">On War and Politics</a>

by Arnold L. Punaro

After being wounded and awarded the Bronze Star for valor as a Marine infantry platoon commander in Vietnam, Arnold Punaro thought he’d left the...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/papa-topside">PAPA TOPSIDE</a>

by Helen A. Siiteri

A pioneer in the field of deep-sea diving, George F. Bond helped develop the theory of saturation diving and the techniques and dive tables used by...

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POTOMAC FEVER

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by J. William Middendorf II

A dozen years out of Harvard, investment banker Bill Middendorf’s salary hit $250,000 a year; another dozen years, with his own firm and a seat on...

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SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

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by Floyd Beaver

Sailor from Oklahoma presents the life of the enlisted seaman, both before and during the war, as seen through the eyes of a young sailor from the...

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