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TAIWAN'S STATESMAN

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by Richard C. Kagan

A well-known observer of Taiwan and Asian history and culture provides an insightful biography of Lee Teng Hui, the pro-democracy statesman and...

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CONFRONTING THE CHAOS

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by Sean M. Maloney

How exactly do you stabilize a country that has been at war for nearly thirty years? Challenging the Chaos is the first book to look at the...

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by J. Wandres

This action-packed tale focuses on a young U.S. Naval Academy graduate who helped create the Israeli Navy and led it into battle at the onset of...

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by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy. It is at the same time a biography...

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ADMIRAL WILLIAM A. MOFFETT

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by William F. Trimble

Naval aviation historian William F. Trimble provides a clear and detailed portrait of the man who took on the challenge of forming an aeronautical...

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by Charles Edward Sloan

A classic account of the 40-year naval career of Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, whose contributions to naval engineering helped usher in the...

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by M. David Key

Rough Rider is a snapshot study of the significant career of President Theodore Roosevelt. Partly biographical sketch and partly analysis, the book...

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by Carl LaVO

Vice Admiral Allan Rockwell McCann left no reminiscences that might reveal a deeper sense of his extraordinary service, but naval historian Carl LaVO...

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AN AMERICAN ADVENTURE

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by William Lloyd Stearman

A memoir of extraordinary scope, William Lloyd Stearman’s reminiscences will attract those interested in early aviation, World War II in the Pacific...

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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH (31-KNOT) BURKE

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by Ken Jones

Written by two World War II veterans who later became well-known war correspondents, this biography records the inspiring life of one of America's...

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AMERICA'S FIRST FROGMAN

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by Elizabeth Kaufman Bush

Although bad eyesight kept him from receiving a commission in the U.S. Navy when he graduated from the Naval Academy in 1933, Draper Kauffman became...

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CAVIAR AND COMMISSARS

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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 tale...

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CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

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by Craig L. Symonds

A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.S. Naval Academy’s first...

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PETE ELLIS

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by Dirk Anthony Ballendorf

Few Marines have had more impact on the Corps's history than Pete Ellis, and none have been more controversial. This biography of the brilliant yet...

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SHOOTING THE WAR

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by Otto Giese

The war diary of former German naval officer Otto Giese recounts a seafaring career of extraordinary scope. It begins with the dawn of World War II,...

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