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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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<a href="/store/books/aviation/thach-weave">THACH WEAVE</a>

by Steve Ewing

This biography completes a trilogy on the three Navy fighter pilots--Jimmie Thach, Butch O'Hare, and Jimmy Flatley--who developed sweeping changes in...

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by ADM James G. Stavridis USN (Ret.)

After he was selected to be NATO’s sixteenth Supreme Allied Commander, The New York Times described Jim Stavridis as a “Renaissance...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/dust-kandahar">The Dust of Kandahar</a>

by Jonathan S. Addleton

The Dust of Kandahar provides a personal account of one diplomat’s year of service in America’s longest war. Ambassador Addleton movingly describes...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/admiral-de-grasse-and-american-independence">ADMIRAL DE GRASSE AND AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE</a>

by Charles Lee Lewis

The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American...

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BENEATH THE WAVES

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by Edward F. Finch

Capt. Edward “Ned” Latimer Beach, Jr. USN is known primarily for his bestselling novel Run Silent, Run Deep, which was made into a film in 1958...

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BLACK SHEEP

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by John F. Wukovits

This biography details the turbulent life of Gregory Boyington, who became the top Marine ace of the Pacific. It details his turbulent early life,...

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<a href="/store/books/battle-midway/black-shoe-carrier-admiral">BLACK SHOE CARRIER ADMIRAL</a>

by Lundstrom John B.

This is the first paperback edition of the revisionist work about Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher, who won his battles at sea but lost the war of public...

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BOUND FOR AFRICA

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by Douglas H. Hubbard Jr.

Bound For Africa is the story of one man’s introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishing...

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CANARIS

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by Michael Mueller

Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was the head of the Abwehr—Hitler's intelligence service—from 1935 to 1944. Initially a supporter of Hitler, Canaris came to...

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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

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by Lt. George Tobin

Shortly after the Bounty mutiny, William Bligh was commissioned to lead another voyage on the Providence in 1791— a journey that culminated in the...

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CAPTAIN COOK'S WAR AND PEACE

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by John Robson

The author of two critically acclaimed books on Captain Cook, John Robson has now turned his attention to the decade leading up to Cook's famous 1768...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

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by Leonard F. Guttridge

This lively history of the U.S. Navy in the age of sail is filled with brilliant insights and daring assessments of famous naval figures.

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<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/david-glasgow-farragut-0">DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT</a>

by Charles Lee Lewis

The first volume of Lewis’ biography covers David Glasgow Farragut’s long career in the navy before the Civil War. He was about sixty...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/edward-preble">EDWARD PREBLE</a>

by Christopher McKee

Originally published in 1972, Christopher McKee’s biography of Edward Preble remains the most authoritative source on this influential early shaper...

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