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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

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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

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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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/war-and-politics">On War and Politics</a>

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 the...

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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

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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

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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

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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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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/through-valley">Through the Valley</a>

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

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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 href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/home-rolling-main">A HOME ON THE ROLLING MAIN</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/baldwin-times">BALDWIN OF THE TIMES</a>

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

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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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FLOATING PRISON

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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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TEDDY SUHREN

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by Teddy Suhren

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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