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Blowtorch

by Frank Leith Jones

History has not been kind to Robert Komer, a casualty of bad historical analysis and inaccurate information. A Cold War national security policy and...

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Wings of Valor

by Nick Del Calzo

These fighter pilots were the hunters, those who flew to find and kill the enemy. Almost universally from families of modest circumstances, they won...

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GREAT ADMIRALS

Great Admirals

by Jack Sweetman

Combining scholarship with readability, this collection of nineteen biographical essays has been written by a distinguished international team of...

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ZULU FRONTIERSMAN

Zulu Frontiersman

by Major C.G. Dennison

It is said that Charles George Dennison saw more active service in the British nineteenth-century colonial wars for southern Africa than any other...

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RICKOVER

Rickover

by Francis Duncan

As the father of the nuclear powered Navy, Adm. Hyman G. Rickover was a pivotal figure in twentieth-century American history. While many books have...

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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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Congo

by Andrew C. J. Jampoler

Lauded for his ability to tell compelling, true adventure stories, award-winning author Andrew C.A. Jampoler has turned his attention this time to a...

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An Unsung Soldier

by Robert S. Jordan

Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster was one of the leading soldier-scholars of his time. He stood as a key figure among the dominant American military and...

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As We Recall

by James A. Sagerholm

As We Recall is the first book of its kind. A collection of reminiscences written by members of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1952, it is a...

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FIGHTING ADMIRALS OF WORLD WAR II

Fighting Admirals of World War II

by David Wragg

Control of the sea was a crucial element in the outcome of World War II. The U-boat campaign almost brought Britain to her knees; the Arctic convoys...

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FOR COUNTRY AND CORPS

For Country and Corps

by Gail B. Shisler

Oliver P. Smith fought at Peleliu and Okinawa and then commanded the 1st Marine Division in Korea during the assault at Inchon, the recapture of...

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QUEST FOR GLORY

Quest for Glory

by Robert J. Schneller

To win glory and power, to be renowned throughout posterity—such was the ambition that fueled Dahlgren's controversial rise to eminence during the...

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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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Whitey

by Peter B. Mersky

Whitey is the first complete biography of one of the last surviving World War II U.S. Navy aces, and one of the Navy’s most respected officers of any...

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Quarterdeck and Bridge

by James C. Bradford

This superb collection of biographical essays tells the story of the U.S. Navy through the lives of the officers who forged its traditions. The...

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