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TENNESSEE PATRIOT

TENNESSEE PATRIOT

by William P. Lawrence and Rosario "Zip" Rausa

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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BRIDGE AT DONG HA

THE BRIDGE AT DONG HA

by John Grider Miller

THE BRIDGE AT DONG HA is also Availble in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon. This is the true story of the legendary Vietnam War hero John...

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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

by Theodore Taylor

"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 HOSTILE SKY

by James W. Vernon

In the summer of 1942 Jim Vernon, a nineteen-year-old college student in Butte, Montana, joined the U.S. Navy's aviation cadet training program...

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THE MEASURE OF A MAN

by Kathleen Broome Williams

  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

by Kenny Wayne Fields

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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THE SAILOR’S HOMER

by Dennis L. Noble

~ Praise for THE SAILOR'S HOMER ~  "The Sailor's Homer is a masterful book, a first-rate biography of a complex and overlooked...

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THOMAS AP CATESBY JONES

THOMAS AP CATESBY JONES

by Gene A. Smith

Thomas ap Catesby Jones was one of the most controversial officers in the U.S. Navy during the first half of the nineteenth century. A fascinating...

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