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ADMIRALS IN THE AGE OF NELSON

ADMIRALS IN THE AGE OF NELSON

by Lee Bienkowski

The period of the French Wars (1793-1815), known as the golden age of fighting sail in Great Britain because of the extraordinary victories won by...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF COMMODORE CHARLES MORRIS, USN

by Charles Morris

Introduction by Frederick C. Leiner. During his distinguished fifty-seven year naval career, Charles Morris was instrumental in bringing the...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

by George Dewey

One of America's best known naval heroes whose life straddled two centuries and several stages of naval development, tells his own story. See Related...

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BELIEVED TO BE ALIVE

BELIEVED TO BE ALIVE

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On March 31, 1951, a young Navy helicopter pilot, Lt.(jg) John W. Thornton volunteered for a dangerous mission to rescue a key intelligence unit...

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BESIDE ME STILL

BESIDE ME STILL

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Here is a compelling portrait of the other side of war--those who must wait at home, uncertain what the Fates will decide--and Elizabeth Shaw knows...

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BY ORDER OF THE KAISER

BY ORDER OF THE KAISER

by Terrell D. Gottschall

This biography—the first in English—of the prominent pre-World War I German naval officer Otto von Diederichs examines the evolution of...

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CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS

CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS

by Kemp Tolley

Gifted storyteller Kemp Tolley guides readers through the lively world of a young naval attaché in Moscow from 1942 to 1944. His absorbing...

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CHARLIE TWO SHOES AND THE MARINES OF LOVE COMPANY

CHARLIE TWO SHOES AND THE MARINES OF LOVE COMPANY

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This is the tale of an eleven-year-old Chinese boy, Tsui Chi Hsii--better known by his American name Charlie Tsui, or Charlie Two Shoes. Befriended...

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COCHRANE

COCHRANE

by Donald Thomas

The fictional heroics of C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower and Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey are pale imitations of the deeds of Admiral Lord...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

COMMODORES

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This lively history of the U.S. Navy in the age of sail is filled with brilliant insights and daring assessments of famous naval figures. See Related...

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FLOATING PRISON

FLOATING PRISON

by Louis Garneray

In 1806 Lt. Louis Garneray's ship was en route to France when it was captured by the Royal Navy. Confined for nine years with hundreds of others in...

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FLYING UPSIDE DOWN

FLYING UPSIDE DOWN

by Mark Hinebaugh

It won't take the reader of this book long to realize that Antarctica is not the place for the faint of heart. A single mistake can kill you, and...

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FROM TRAFALGAR TO THE CHESAPEAKE

FROM TRAFALGAR TO THE CHESAPEAKE

by William Stanhope Lovell

Introduction by Ruddock F. Mackay Readers who love a great sea story from the age of fighting sail will enjoy this lively narrative by outspoken...

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GALLEY SLAVE

GALLEY SLAVE

by Jean Marteilhe

This is the remarkable memoir of Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac, who, after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, found himself condemned,...

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GOING BACK

GOING BACK

by Charles J. Furey

Like millions of other young Americans in the 1930s, Charles Furey grew up surrounded by the images and memories of World War I, not knowing that he...

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