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LAUGHTER IN THE SHADOWS

LAUGHTER IN THE SHADOWS

by Stuart Methven

This memoir of a CIA operations officer captures the spirit of the early years of the Agency, a period sometimes described as its "finest hours...

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GRACE HOPPER

GRACE HOPPER

by Kathleen Broome Williams

When Grace Hopper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at...

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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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WE WILL STAND BY YOU

WE WILL STAND BY YOU

by Theodore C. Mason

Bluejacket Paperback Book Series This view of the war from the mess deck of a fleet tug is far different from those written from a flag bridge...

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ZUMWALT

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“Zumwalt was an iconic figure for generations of sailors who served under his command or who were motivated by his example. His dedication to...

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BLACK SHEEP

by John F. Wukovits

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

FATEFUL RENDEZVOUS

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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...

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JAPANESE DESTROYER CAPTAIN

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Also Avaible in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States during...

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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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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE

ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE

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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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FIRST TO FIGHT

by Victor H. Krulak

FIRST TO FIGHT "Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program   Bluejacket Paperback Book Series In this riveting...

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FOR SELF AND COUNTRY

FOR SELF AND COUNTRY

by Rick Eilert

Just a few months after enlisting in the Marine Corps and being sent to Vietnam, nineteen-year-old Rick Eilert was seriously injured in combat and...

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INTO THE TIGER'S JAW

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“Once I found out what being a United States Marine was all about, jumping into the tiger’s jaw was just something to do.  We’...

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PRISONER OF WAR

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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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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