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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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STARS IN BLUE

Stars in Blue

by James E. Wise Jr.

The lives of movie stars are often more closely followed than those of political leaders, sports figures, or sometimes one's own relatives, but even...

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Through the Valley

by William Reeder Jr.

Through the Valley is the captivating memoir of the last U.S. Army soldier taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. A narrative of courage, hope, and...

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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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A Home on the Rolling Main

by A. G. F. Ditcham

From first joining the Royal Navy in 1940 until the end of the campaign against Japan, Tony Ditcham was in the front line of the naval war. After...

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Baldwin of the Times

by Robert B. Davies

Hanson W. Baldwin was America’s best-known military writer and analyst in the 20th century covering conflicts from World War II to the Vietnam War....

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BULL HALSEY

Bull Halsey

by E. B. Potter

Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm. William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World...

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