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Hero of the Air

by William F. Trimble

William Trimble is the 2011 recipient of the “Admiral Arthur W. Radford Award for Excellence in Naval Aviation History and Literature. This...

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HONORABLE SURVIVOR

Honorable Survivor

by Lynne Joiner

Honorable Survivor weaves John S. Service’s extraordinary story into the fabric of a watershed moment in our history when World War II was ending,...

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Howard Hughes

by George J. Marrett

George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight...

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IN LOVE AND WAR, REVISED AND UPDATED

In Love and War, Revised and Updated

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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IN THE GRAY AREA

In the Gray Area

by Lt. Col. Seth W.B. Folsom USMC

In the Gray Area is a Marine officer’s reflection of his tour of duty as the leader for an advisor team embedded with an Iraqi Army infantry...

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Into the Tiger's Jaw

by Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr. USMC (Ret.)

“Once I found out what being a United States Marine was all about, jumping into the tiger’s jaw was just something to do.  We’...

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INTREPID WOMAN

Intrepid Woman

by Betty Lussier

A teenager on a Maryland farm when World War II began, Betty Lussier went to England to help the British fight off an impending invasion. Armed with...

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Iraq and Back

by Col. Kimberly Olson USAF (Ret.)

In April 2003, soon after Operation Iraqi Freedom had been declared a success, President Bush sent retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Jay Garner to Iraq to...

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Japanese Destroyer Captain

by Capt. Tameichi Hara

This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States during the 1960s and has long been treasured by historians for...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

John Paul Jones

by Samuel Eliot Morison

This book vividly portrays the illustrious career of John Paul Jones, from his early training at sea in the British West Indian merchant trade to his...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

John Paul Jones

by Joseph Callo

Winner of the Samuel Eliot Morrison Award for Excellence in Naval Literature. This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero...

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JOHN PAUL JONES

John Paul Jones

by Joseph Callo

This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero worship of past biographies and the inaccurate and denigrating views of more...

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John Paul Jones

by Lincoln Lorenz

This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman...

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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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LANDSMAN HAY

Landsman Hay

by Robert Hay

In 1803, at the age of fourteen, Robert Hay joined the Royal Navy and spent the next eight years at sea. His colorful memoir describes a sailor s...

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