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TENNESSEE PATRIOT

TENNESSEE PATRIOT

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Bill Lawrence served his country for thirty-seven years in a remarkable naval career filled with triumphs and adversities. A naval aviator and test...

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THACH WEAVE

THACH WEAVE

by Steve Ewing

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

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THE ABLEST NAVIGATOR

by J. Wandres

This action-packed biography focuses on a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, who was one of only fifty Jewish midshipmen commissioned in his...

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THE ANGEL OF DIEN BIEN PHU

THE ANGEL OF DIEN BIEN PHU

by Genevieve de Galard

As the only French woman among some 11,000 defenders at Dien Bien Phu, Geneviève de Galard had a unique perspective of the siege and fall of the...

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THE CAPTAIN WHO BURNED HIS SHIPS

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, who was a key figure in the development of the early U.S. Navy.  Having come to America...

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THE FLIGHT OF JESSE LEROY BROWN

THE FLIGHT OF JESSE LEROY BROWN

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"A compelling portrait of a quiet hero, of the racial climate between 1926 and 1959, and of the last days of propeller-driven naval aviation....

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THE GALLOPING GHOST

by Carl LaVO

Eugene Fluckey was one of the great naval heroes of World War II. His exploits as captain of the submarine USS Barb revolutionized undersea warfare...

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THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE

THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE

by Terence Roberston

The legendary U-boat ace Otto Kretschmer was branded "the Wolf of the Atlantic," for his exploits as one of the Kriegsmarine's finest U...

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THE MEASURE OF A MAN

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  BOOK NEWS: The Measure of a Man: My Father, the Marine Corps, and Saipan by Naval Institute Press   Maj. Roger G. B. Broome, USMCR, died...

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THE QUIET WARRIOR

THE QUIET WARRIOR

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

Regarded as the standard biography of World War II naval hero Adm. Raymond A. Spruance, this work is now available in trade paperback for the first...

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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

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A Navy A-7 Fighter Pilot's Gripping Tale of Escape and Rescue during the Vietnam War! An extraordinary story, superbly told. I predict that...

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TIN CAN MAN

TIN CAN MAN

by E.J. Jernigan

"A unique, bottom-up look at what our fathers did."—Tom Clancy E.J. Jernigan's memoir offers readers a fascinating glimpse of...

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TRAILBLAZER

TRAILBLAZER

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A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned a flag...

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TRUE BELIEVER

TRUE BELIEVER

by Scott W. Carmichael

Read the extensive feature article on Montes in April 18, 2013 issue of The Washington Post magazine "Several years ago, I informed the Federal...

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TRUE BELIEVER

TRUE BELIEVER

by Scott W. Carmichael

Read the extensive feature article on Montes in April 18, 2013 issue of The Washington Post magazine Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of...

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