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PETE ELLIS

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by Dirk Anthony Ballendorf

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

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POTOMAC FEVER

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by J. William Middendorf II

A dozen years out of Harvard, investment banker Bill Middendorf’s salary hit $250,000 a year; another dozen years, with his own firm and a seat on...

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PREPARING FOR VICTORY

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by David J. Ulbrich

Preparing for Victory explains how and why Commandant Thomas Holcomb successfully supervised the dramatic expansion of the Marine Corps from 18,000...

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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

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by Maj. Gen. Marion Carl

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

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by Carl LaVO

Vice Admiral Allan Rockwell McCann left no reminiscences that might reveal a deeper sense of his extraordinary service, but naval historian Carl LaVO...

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by James C. Bradford

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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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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REPORT ON EXPERIENCE

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by John Mulgan

Report on Experience is a compelling memoir written by a quietly heroic author. This brilliantly written work provides insight both into the mind of...

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RICKOVER

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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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by William Morris Barnes

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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by M. David Key

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

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by Floyd Beaver

Sailor from Oklahoma presents the life of the enlisted seaman, both before and during the war, as seen through the eyes of a young sailor from the...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/sailor-white-house">SAILOR IN THE WHITE HOUSE</a>

by Robert F. Cross

Now available in paperback, Robert F. Cross’ Sailor in the White House remains one of the most interesting and intimate books about Franklin D....

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by Saburo Sakai

Saburo Sakai is Japan’s greatest fighter pilot to survive World War II, and his powerful memoir has proven to be one of the most popular and enduring...

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