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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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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 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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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 inventing...

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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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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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On War and Politics

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...

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Papa Topside

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

Potomac Fever

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

Sailor from Oklahoma

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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