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NIMITZ

NIMITZ

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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TEDDY SUHREN

TEDDY SUHREN

by Teddy Suhren and Fritz Brutal-Naval and Translated from the German by Frank James

Teddy Suhren, the commander of U-564, was one of the most successful U-boat skippers of World War II. He is said to have fired more successful...

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THE ABLEST NAVIGATOR

by J. Wandres

This action-packed biography focuses on a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, who was one of only fifty Jewish midshipmen commissioned in his...

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THE ACCIDENTAL ADMIRAL

by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

  BOOK NEWS: The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO by Naval Institute Press   SNEAK PEEK: The Accidental Admiral: A...

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TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

by Richard C. Kagan

A well-known observer of Taiwan and Asian history and culture provides an insightful biography of Lee Teng Hui, the pro-democracy statesman and...

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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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