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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/lejeune">LEJEUNE</a>

by Merrill L. Bartlett

This well-documented and hard-hitting biography of the thirteenth commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps succeeds in converting John A. Lejeune from a...

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MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

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by Theodore Taylor

Air Admiral Marc Mitscher, who led the U.S. attack across the Pacific, is a legend in military circles for developing an entirely new concept of war...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/man-war-life">MAN OF WAR LIFE</a>

by Charles Nordhoff

In 1844, when barely 14, Charles Nordhoff managed to talk his way into the U.S. Navy. He was better educated than most of his fellow seamen, and was...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/master-seapower">MASTER OF SEAPOWER</a>

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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MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

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by Samuel Pepys

Originally published by Pepys in June 1690, this is a defense of his administration of the Royal Navy and a criticism of his opponents. While Pepys...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/memoirs">MEMOIRS</a>

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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MUSTIN

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by John Fass Morton

Three generations of a distinguished naval family are profiled in this biography whose publication coincides with the commissioning of the USS Mustin...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/navigating-seven-seas">NAVIGATING THE SEVEN SEAS</a>

by Master Chief Melvin G. Williams Sr. USN (Ret.)

Essential reading as part of the Chief of Naval Operation's Professional Reading Program! Navigating the Seven Seas is an account of the...

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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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<a href="/store/books/age-sail/nothing-too-daring">NOTHING TOO DARING</a>

by David F. Long

Commodore David Dixon Porter made history when he took the USS Essex into the Pacific and crippled the British whaling industry during the War of...

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OLIVER HAZARD PERRY

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by David Curtis Skaggs

Hailed for his decisive victory over a Royal Navy squadron on Lake Erie in September 1813 and best known for his after-action report proclamation We...

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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...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/one-marines-war">ONE MARINE&#039;S WAR</a>

by Gerald A. Meehl

One Marine’s War recounts the experiences of Robert Sheeks, a Marine combat interpreter, and how he underwent a remarkable transformation as a...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/papa-topside">PAPA TOPSIDE</a>

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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