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Zumwalt

by Larry Berman

Zumwalt is a compelling portrait of the controversial military man who is widely regarded as the founder of the modern U.S. Navy, Admiral Elmo...

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Black Sheep

by John F. Wukovitz

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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Fateful Rendezvous

by Steve Ewing

Fighter pilot Butch O'Hare became one of America's heroes in 1942 when he saved the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single...

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Japanese Destroyer Captain

by Capt. Tameichi Hara

This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States during the 1960s and has long been treasured by historians for...

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MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

Magnificent Mitscher

by Theodore Taylor

Air Admiral Marc Mitscher, who led the U.S. attack across the Pacific, is a legend in military circles for developing an entirely new concept of war...

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21st Century Corbett

by Andrew Lambert

21st Century Corbett is a collection of essays demonstrating the critical role Sir Julian Corbett played in the development of maritime strategy and...

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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE

Admiral Arleigh Burke

by E.B. Potter

Arleigh Burke is considered the father of the modern U.S. Navy to many. Sea warrior, strategist, and unparalleled service leader, Burke had an impact...

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Becton

by Lt. Gen. Julius W. Becton USA (Ret.)

This autobiography, published in cooperation with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), highlights Lieutenant General Becton's remarkable...

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DESTROYER CAPTAIN

Destroyer Captain

by Admiral James Stavridis

This memoir of James Stavridis' two years in command of the destroyer USS Barry reveals the human side of what it is like to be in charge of a...

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Destroyer Captain

by Admiral James Stavridis

DESTROYER CAPTAIN is also Available as an audio edition from Audible via Amazon Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) commanded the destroyer USS Barry (...

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DR. SPACE

Dr. Space

by Bob Ward

Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed...

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FINDING AMELIA

Finding Amelia

by Ric Gillespie

In the seventy years since the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan during a flight over the Central Pacific, their fate has...

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First to Fight

by Victor H. Krulak

"Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program In this riveting insider's chronicle, legendary Marine General "Brute...

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FOR SELF AND COUNTRY

For Self and Country

by Rick Eilert

Vietnam was often called a “teenager’s war.” The average age was 19.2, so in the main, the War was fought by 17, 18, 19 and 20 year olds barely out...

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Howard Hughes

by George J. Marrett

George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight...

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