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MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

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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MAN OF WAR LIFE

by Charles Nordoff, Abridged and Edited by Vincent McInerney

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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MASTER OF SEAPOWER

by CDR Thomas B. Buell, USN (Ret.)

This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was the controversial architect of the American...

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MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

MEMOIRES OF THE ROYAL NAVY, 1690

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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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...

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MUSTIN

MUSTIN

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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NAVIGATING THE SEVEN SEAS

by Master Chief Melvin G. Williams Sr., USN (Ret.), and Vice Admiral Melvin G. Williams Jr., USN (Ret.)

Essential reading as part of the Chief of Naval Operation's Professional Reading Program! Two high-achieving African Americans in the U.S. Navy...

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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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NOTHING TOO DARING

by David F. Long

Commodore David Dixon Porter made history when he took the Essex into the Pacific and crippled the British whaling industry in the War of 1812. He...

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OLIVER HAZARD PERRY

OLIVER HAZARD PERRY

by David Curtis Skaggs

Co-winner of the North American Society for Oceanic History's 2007 John Lyman Book Award for Biography and Autobiography   Hailed for his...

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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 MAJGEN Arnold L. Punaro, USMC (Ret.)

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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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

by Dirk Anthony Balendorf and Merrill L. Bartlett

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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