Search for Books

Store

Your tax-deductible gift to the Naval Institute Press underwrites worthy books that might not otherwise be published.

Biography & Memoirs

If you are a member, log in to receive member pricing

    
144-160 of 174 Products
Grid List

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/measure-man">THE MEASURE OF A MAN</a>

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...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$8.74
THE QUIET WARRIOR

<a href="/store/books/battle-midway/quiet-warrior">THE QUIET WARRIOR</a>

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...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $25.95
Member Price: As low as $20.76
THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

<a href="/store/books/aviation/rescue-streetcar-304">THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304</a>

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...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $21.95
Member Price: As low as $16.76

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/sailors-homer">THE SAILOR&#039;S HOMER</a>

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 sailor...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $38.95
Member Price: As low as $31.16
THOMAS AP CATESBY JONES

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/thomas-ap-catesby-jones">THOMAS AP CATESBY JONES</a>

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...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Member Price: As low as $27.96

<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/through-valley">Through the Valley</a>

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...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $29.95
Member Price: As low as $23.96
TIN CAN MAN

<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/tin-can-man">TIN CAN MAN</a>

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...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Member Price: As low as $15.96
TRAILBLAZER

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/trailblazer">TRAILBLAZER</a>

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...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$12.23
TRUE BELIEVER

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/true-believer">TRUE BELIEVER</a>

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...

Available in Hardback & Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$5.59
TRUE BELIEVER

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/true-believer-0">TRUE BELIEVER</a>

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...

Available in Hardback & Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Member Price: As low as $5.59
U-BOAT ACE

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/u-boat-ace">U-BOAT ACE</a>

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...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Member Price: As low as $15.96
UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/unconditional-surrender">UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER</a>

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...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $39.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$13.98
VIETNAM MEMOIRS

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/vietnam-memoirs">VIETNAM MEMOIRS</a>

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...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $18.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$4.74
WE WERE PIRATES

<a href="/store/books/battle-midway/we-were-pirates">WE WERE PIRATES</a>

by Robert Schultz

A sailor’s extraordinary experiences on an American submarine in the Pacific are candidly reported in this eyewitness account of war from a...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Member Price: As low as $27.96

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/we-will-stand-you">WE WILL STAND BY YOU</a>

by

This view of the war from the mess deck of a fleet tug is far different from those written from a flag bridge vantage. A Navy radio man, Ted Mason...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $23.95
Member Price: As low as $19.16

Clear the Decks


 
 

Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Mon, 2016-10-03

You are cordially invited to: Maintaining Maritime Superiority A discussion with Admiral John M. Richardson, USNChief of Naval...

2016 Coast Guard Academy Conference

US Coast Guard Academy

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Tue, 2016-09-27

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Tue, 2016-09-27

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership