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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/zumwalt">ZUMWALT</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/black-sheep-0">BLACK SHEEP</a>

by John F. Wukovitz

The turbulent life of Gregory Pappy Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is captured in memorable detail by the acclaimed author of One...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/fateful-rendezvous-0">FATEFUL RENDEZVOUS</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/japanese-destroyer-captain">JAPANESE DESTROYER CAPTAIN</a>

by Capt. Tameichi Hara

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

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MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

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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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<a href="/store/books/spring-2017-catalog/21st-century-corbett">21st Century Corbett</a>

by Andrew Lambert

This collection of essays demonstrates the critical role of Sir Julian Corbett (1854-1922) in the development of maritime strategy and sea power...

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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE

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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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DR. SPACE

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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

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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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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/first-fight">FIRST TO FIGHT</a>

by Victor H. Krulak

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

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FOR SELF AND COUNTRY

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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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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/howard-hughes">Howard Hughes</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/tigers-jaw">INTO THE TIGER&#039;S JAW</a>

by Lt. Gen. Frank E. Peterson Jr. USMC (Ret.)

"Like many 18-year-olds who sign up to serve with the U.S. Navy, Petersen was looking for adventure when he enlisted. The difference between him and...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/prisoner-war-0">PRISONER OF WAR</a>

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

<a href="/store/books/aviation/pushing-envelope">PUSHING THE ENVELOPE</a>

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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