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Brave Ship, Brave Men

by Arnold S. Lott

A masterpiece of World War II heroism, this book catches the spirit and tone of an incredible fighting ship, the USS Aaron Ward, a destroyer-turned-...

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ONE HUNDRED DAYS

One Hundred Days

by Sandy Woodward

Written by the man who masterminded the British victory in the Falklands, this engrossing memoir chronicles events in the spring of 1982 following...

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Proudly We Served

by Mary Pat Kelly

Few Americans know the history-changing story of the men of the USS Mason, the only African-American sailors to take a World War II warship into...

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Red Scorpion

by Peter T. Sasgen

The USS Rasher had an extraordinary record in World War II: she sank 18 enemy ships and destroyed 99,901 tons--the second highest tonnage of the war...

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Subchaser

by Edward P. Stafford

In a wartime Navy of giant carriers and battleships, tiny wooden subchasers did not command much attention. Yet these 110-foot warships, manned...

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GOLDEN THIRTEEN

The Golden Thirteen

by Paul Stillwell

In January 1944 sixteen black enlisted men gathered at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Illinois to begin a cram course that would turn them...

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The Japanese Submarine Force and World War II

by Carl Boyd

When first published in 1995, this book was hailed as an absolutely indispensable contribution to the history of the Pacific War. Drawing heavily...

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BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

Battle of Leyte Gulf

by Thomas J. Cutler

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been...

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BURNING OF WASHINGTON

Burning of Washington

by Anthony S. Pitch

With all the immediacy of an eyewitness account, Anthony Pitch tells the dramatic story of the British invasion of Washington in the summer of 1814,...

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Double-Edged Secrets

by W. J. Holmes

In the foreword to this book, first published in 1978, Sen. Daniel Inouye describes the story as "the raw material of adventure fiction--but this is...

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Fateful Rendezvous

by Steve Ewing

Fighter pilot Butch O'Hare became one of America's heroes in 1942 when he saved the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single...

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MAGNIFICENT MITSCHER

Magnificent Mitscher

by Theodore Taylor

Air Admiral Marc Mitscher, who led the U.S. attack across the Pacific, is a legend in military circles for developing an entirely new concept of war...

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Midway

by Mitsuo Fuchida

Also Available as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon This landmark study was first published in English by the Naval Institute in 1955 and was...

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Overdue and Presumed Lost

by Martin Sheridan

The USS Bullhead was the last American naval vessel lost in World War II. This history of the submarine--from launch to disappearance--is told by the...

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Under Two Flags

by William M. Fowler Jr.

Vividly written and well researched by a noted historian of the period, this succinct history credits the Union Navy as an essential element in the...

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