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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

by Maj. Gen. Marion E. Carl, USMC with Barrett Tillman

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

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PUSHING THE LIMITS

by Carl LaVO

Praise for PUSHING THE LIMITS “Pushing the Limits is a quick and enjoyable read, and includes an excellent collection of photographs, mostly...

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QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

QUARTERDECK AND BRIDGE

by James C. Bradford (editor)

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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REMINISCENCES

REMINISCENCES

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

REPORT ON EXPERIENCE

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

RICKOVER

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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ROLLING HOME

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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ROUGH RIDER

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

SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

by Floyd Beaver

Floyd Beaver left Oklahoma to enlist in the U.S. Navy on June 6, 1939, and over the course of World War II served in fifteen ships. He saw combat in...

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SAILOR IN THE WHITE HOUSE

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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SAMURAI!

by Saburo Sakai with Martin Caidin and Fred Saito

Saburo Sakai was Japan's greatest fighter pilot to survive World War II, and his memoir is one of the most popular and enduring books written on...

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SAVING BIG BEN

SAVING BIG BEN

by John R. Satterfield

Father Joseph T. O'Callahan was the first military chaplain to receive the Medal of Honor. An unlikely war hero, the bespectacled math professor...

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SLAVER CAPTAIN

SLAVER CAPTAIN

by John Newton

An Anglican clergyman best remembered as the author of the hymn Amazing Grace, John Newton was engaged in the slave trade for the first thirty years...

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STARS IN BLUE

STARS IN BLUE

by James E. Wise, Jr.

James Wise - Naval Institute Press Author of the Year, Third Prize The lives of movie stars are often more closely followed than those of political...

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TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

by Richard C. Kagan

A well-known observer of Taiwan and Asian history and culture provides an insightful biography of Lee Teng Hui, the pro-democracy statesman and...

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