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PAPA TOPSIDE

PAPA TOPSIDE

by Helen A. Siiteri (editor)

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

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After a highly successful career in investment banking, J. William Middendorf became a leader of Senator Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign...

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SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

by Floyd Beaver

Floyd Beaver left Oklahoma to enlist in the U.S. Navy on June 6, 1939, and over the course of World War II served in fifteen ships. He saw combat in...

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SHE'S JUST ANOTHER NAVY PILOT

SHE'S JUST ANOTHER NAVY PILOT

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When the USS Abraham Lincoln left San Diego in April 1995 for a six-month deployment in the Persian Gulf, it was the first Pacific Fleet ship to go...

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STARS IN BLUE

STARS IN BLUE

by James E. Wise, Jr.

James Wise - Naval Institute Press Author of the Year, Third Prize The lives of movie stars are often more closely followed than those of political...

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TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

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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 HOME ON THE ROLLING MAIN

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"One of the most vivid and immediate war memoirs I have ever read." — John Keegan "As a story of World War [II] at sea, seen...

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BALDWIN OF THE TIMES

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Hanson W. Baldwin, a New York Times's editor for almost forty years, was one of America's best-known military writers and analysts of World...

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BULL HALSEY

BULL HALSEY

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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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FLOATING PRISON

FLOATING PRISON

by Louis Garneray

In 1806 Lt. Louis Garneray's ship was en route to France when it was captured by the Royal Navy. Confined for nine years with hundreds of others in...

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NIMITZ

NIMITZ

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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

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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

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Praise for The Accidental Admiral ~ “The Accidental Admiral covers only a short period of time but it is packed full of absorbing and...

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BECTON

BECTON

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 American Veterans Center's "2008 Raymond G. Davis Award"   This autobiography, published in cooperation with the...

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