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BENEATH THE WAVES

BENEATH THE WAVES

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The U.S. Navy's best known submarine officer, Capt. Edward L. Beach, enjoyed fame both as a bestselling author and as a highly decorated naval...

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BLACK SHEEP

BLACK SHEEP

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Named a Proceedings Notable Naval Books of 2011 The turbulent life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is...

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BLACK SHOE CARRIER ADMIRAL

by John Lundstrom

“It is very difficult to turn around a half century of conventional wisdom, but John Lundstrom has done it. In a careful but readable way, he...

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BOUND FOR AFRICA

BOUND FOR AFRICA

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This is the story of the author's introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishes between the...

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CANARIS

CANARIS

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,...

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CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

CAPTAIN BLIGH'S SECOND CHANCE

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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

CAPTAIN COOK'S WAR AND PEACE

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...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

COMMODORES

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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. See Related...

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CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

by Sean M. Maloney

While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and...

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DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT

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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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FLYING UPSIDE DOWN

FLYING UPSIDE DOWN

by Mark Hinebaugh

It won't take the reader of this book long to realize that Antarctica is not the place for the faint of heart. A single mistake can kill you, and...

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FROM TRAFALGAR TO THE CHESAPEAKE

FROM TRAFALGAR TO THE CHESAPEAKE

by William Stanhope Lovell

Introduction by Ruddock F. Mackay Readers who love a great sea story from the age of fighting sail will enjoy this lively narrative by outspoken...

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GOING BACK

GOING BACK

by Charles J. Furey

Like millions of other young Americans in the 1930s, Charles Furey grew up surrounded by the images and memories of World War I, not knowing that he...

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HE WHO DARES

HE WHO DARES

by David Sutherland

It is surprising that with the passing of more than fifty years there are any firsthand accounts left of World War II that are worth the telling, but...

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IN THE GRAY AREA

IN THE GRAY AREA

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Lt. Col. Seth Folsom, USMC is the recipient of the 2011 General Wallace M. Greene Jr. Award presented on behalf of the Marine Corps Heritage...

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