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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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ONE MARINE'S WAR

by Gerald A. Meehl

An unusual account of a young American in combat in the Pacific during World War II, this book describes the experiences of a Marine language officer...

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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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PETE ELLIS

PETE ELLIS

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Few Marines have had more impact on the Corps' history than Pete Ellis, and none have been more controversial. This biography of the brilliant...

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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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PREPARING FOR VICTORY

PREPARING FOR VICTORY

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Winner of the "2012 Gen. Wallace M. Greene, Jr. Award" as presented by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation  Recipient of...

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PRISONER OF WAR

by John M. McGrath

John M. McGrath, a young Navy pilot who was captured in 1967 after being shot down over Vietnam, vividly presents a straightforward and compelling...

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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

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First published in 1994, this stirring autobiography of a fighter and test pilot takes readers full throttle through Marion Carl's imposing list...

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PUSHING THE LIMITS

by Carl LaVO

Praise for PUSHING THE LIMITS “Pushing the Limits is a quick and enjoyable read, and includes an excellent collection of photographs, mostly...

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QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

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This superb collection of biographical essays tells the story of the U.S. Navy through the lives of the officers who forged its traditions. The...

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REMINISCENCES

REMINISCENCES

by Douglas MacArthur

Written in his own hand and finished only weeks before his death, Gen. Douglas MacArthur's memoir spans more than half a century of modern...

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RICKOVER

RICKOVER

by Francis Duncan

As the father of the nuclear powered Navy, Adm. Hyman G. Rickover was a pivotal figure in twentieth-century American history. While many books have...

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ROLLING HOME

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Barnes was born in 1850 into a ship owning family in St. Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a boy. At the outbreak of the First...

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ROUGH RIDER

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Rough Rider is a snapshot study of the significant career of President Theodore Roosevelt. Partly biographical sketch and partly analysis, the book...

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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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