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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

There are virtually no biographies of naval enlisted personnel, making Dennis L. Noble’s book wholly unique. Richard McKenna was an enlisted...

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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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TIN CAN MAN

TIN CAN MAN

by E.J. Jernigan

"A unique, bottom-up look at what our fathers did."—Tom Clancy E.J. Jernigan's memoir offers readers a fascinating glimpse of...

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TRAILBLAZER

TRAILBLAZER

by Vice Adm. Samuel L. Gravely Jr., USN (Ret.), with Paul Stillwell

A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval Book A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned a flag...

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TRUE BELIEVER

TRUE BELIEVER

by Scott W. Carmichael

Read the extensive feature article on Montes in April 18, 2013 issue of The Washington Post magazine "Several years ago, I informed the Federal...

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TRUE BELIEVER

TRUE BELIEVER

by Scott W. Carmichael

Read the extensive feature article on Montes in April 18, 2013 issue of The Washington Post magazine Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of...

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U-BOAT ACE

U-BOAT ACE

by Jordan Vause

An exceptional figure in the history of the German Navy, Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men in the Wehrmacht to win Germany's highest combat...

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VIETNAM MEMOIRS

VIETNAM MEMOIRS

by J. Robert Falabella

A U.S. Army chaplain for the 25th Infantry Division recounts his experiences sharing the hardships and dangers that made up the daily routine of a...

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