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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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Stealth Boat

by Gannon McHale

The mission of the U.S. Navy's fast attack submarines during the Cold War was a closely guarded secret for many years, but this look back at the...

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Tragedy at Honda

by Charles A. Lockwood

Known to seafarers as the Devil's Jaw, Point Honda has lured ships to its dangerous rocks on California's coast for centuries, but its worst disaster...

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A Signal Victory

by David Curtis Skaggs

The Battle of Lake Erie on 10 September 1813 is considered by many to be the most important naval confrontation of the War of 1812. Made famous by...

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Around the World Submerged

by Edward L. Beach

When the nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton was commissioned in November 1959, its commanding officer, Captain Edward L. Beach, planned a routine...

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BRIDGE AT DONG HA

Bridge at Dong Ha

by John Grider Miller

This is the true story of the legendary Vietnam War hero John Ripley, who braved intense enemy fire to destroy a strategic bridge and stall a major...

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Burn After Reading

by Ladislas Farago

Fought under the cover of elaborate deceptions and ruthless lies, the deadly intelligence operations of World War II produced victories and defeats...

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CAPTURING JONATHAN POLLARD

Capturing Jonathan Pollard

by Ronald J. Olive

Jonathan Pollard, an intelligence analyst working in the U.S. Naval Investigative Service's Anti-Terrorist Alert Center, systematically stole highly...

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CHINA CLIPPER

China Clipper

by Robert Gandt

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an...

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DANGEROUS GAMES

Dangerous Games

by James E. Wise Jr.

The Cold War was only cold in that the major powers, the U.S. and the Soviet Union, did not engage in a nuclear war. But during that period (1945-...

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DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two

by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on...

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Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn

by Charles R. Anderson

Walter C. Short is remembered as the U.S. Army general who parked his airplanes wingtip-to-wingtip making them easy targets for Japanese pilots...

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Descent into Darkness

by Cdr. Edward C. Raymer USN (Ret.)

DESCENT INTO DARKNESS is also Available as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon. On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma...

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Destroyer Squadron 23

by Ken Jones

Called one of the most inspiring stories to come out of World War II when first published in 1959, this epic account of Arleigh Burke's legendary...

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DIVINE WIND

Divine Wind

by Capt. Roger Pineau

A classic and poignant treatment of Japan's struggle between recognition of the kamikaze's futility and the country's pride in having made the...

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