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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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PACIFIC WAR REMEMBERED

Pacific War Remembered

by John T. Mason Jr.

In this remarkable oral history collection, thirty-three participants in the turbulent epic that began with the day of infamy at Pearl Harbor and...

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PRE-ASTRONAUTS

Pre-Astronauts

by Craig Ryan

In the 1950s and early 1960s a small fraternity of daring, brilliant men made the first exploratory trips into the upper stratosphere, reaching the...

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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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PT 105

PT 105

by Dick Keresey

Admittedly small and vulnerable, PT boats were, nevertheless, fast—the fastest craft on the water during World War II—and Dick Keresey's account of...

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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

Pushing the Envelope

by Maj. Gen. Marion Carl

First published in 1994, this stirring autobiography of a fighter and test pilot takes readers full throttle through Carl's imposing list of "firsts...

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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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Red Sun Setting

by William T. Y'Blood

Many regard this work as the definitive account of a controversial conflict of the war in the Pacific, the June 1944 battle known as the "Great...

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REQUIEM FOR BATTLESHIP YAMATO

Requiem for Battleship Yamato

by Mitsuru Yoshida

A young ensign on the bridge of the fabled battleship Yamato during her final battle, recounts his experience.

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SECRET MISSIONS

Secret Missions

by Ellis M. Zacharias

An instant bestseller when it was first published in 1946, this memoir recounts the author's nearly forty years of service in naval intelligence...

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SENSE OF HONOR

Sense of Honor

by James Webb

A fascinating portrayal of a gung-ho first classman's campaign to shepherd an unprepared plebe through the Academy's complex and unforgiving ethos....

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SOLE SURVIVORS OF THE SEA

Sole Survivors of the Sea

by James E. Wise Jr.

The incredible stories of twenty-two lone survivors of maritime disasters are presented in this collection of war and peacetime incidents. The...

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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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Submarine!

by Edward L. Beach

Welcomed as the first book about American submarines in World War II to be written by a man who actually fought them, this compelling personal...

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TAKE HER DEEP

Take Her Deep

by Admiral I. J. Galatin USN (Ret.)

On 12 August 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Cdr. I. J. Galantin took command of the fleet submarine USS Halibut. For the next fourteen months, Galantin...

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