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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-boat...

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The Hostile Sky

by James W. Vernon

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

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The Measure of a Man

by Kathleen Broome Williams

Maj. Roger G. B. Broome, USMCR, died from wounds received on Saipan before his daughter had a chance to know him. Now a well-known naval historian...

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THE QUIET WARRIOR

The Quiet Warrior

by Thomas B. Buell

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

In 1968, during a forty hour period, the Air Force flew 189 sorties to rescue a Navy A-7 pilot, call sign Streetcar 304, in one of the largest rescue...

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The Sailor's Homer

by Dennis L. Noble

Bravo Zulu! The Sailor’s Homer by Dennis L. Noble, is the 2015 recipient of NASOH's John Lyman Book Award in the category of...

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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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Through the Valley

by William Reeder Jr.

Through the Valley is the captivating memoir of the last U.S. Army soldier taken prisoner during the Vietnam War. A narrative of courage, hope, and...

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TIN CAN MAN

Tin Can Man

by E. J. Jernigan

E.J. Jernigan's memoir offers readers a fascinating glimpse of life as an enlisted man aboard the USS Saufley, one of the most highly decorated...

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TRAILBLAZER

Trailblazer

by Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely Jr. USN

A Navy pioneer, Vice Adm. Samuel Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned an officer in the U.S. Navy, the first to command a Navy...

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TRUE BELIEVER

True Believer

by Scott W. Carmichael

Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Known to her coworkers as the Queen of Cuba, she was an...

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TRUE BELIEVER

True Believer

by Scott W. Carmichael

Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), advancing quickly through the ranks to become its top analyst on...

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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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UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

Unconditional Surrender

by Walter Ludde-Neurath

The administration of Karl Dönitz, head of state and supreme commander of Germany's armed forces following Hitler's suicide, marks a key period in...

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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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