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A Magnificent Fight

by Robert J. Cressman

Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese land-based bombers pounded Wake Island, the American advanced base that was key to the U.S. Navy’s...

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A Prisoner's Duty

by Robert C. Doyle

“No one has studied the American POW experience more thoroughly than Robert C. Doyle, and with this book he has again shown us the beauty and...

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Beyond the Barrier

by Eugene Rodgers

When this book originally appeared in 1990, it was hailed as an important new work because of the author's access to Adm. Richard E. Byrd's just-...

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Bold Endeavors

by Jack Stuster

Bold Endeavors: Lessons from Polar and Space Exploration presents the results of 15 years of research for NASA and the Department of Defense...

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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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DARK VICTORY

Dark Victory

by Jeffrey Record

A prominent national security analyst provides a critical examination of the origins, objectives, conduct, and consequences of the U.S. war against...

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EMPIRES IN THE BALANCE

Empires in the Balance

by H. P. Willmott

The respected British military historian H. P. Willmott presents the first of a three-volume appraisal of the strategic policies of the countries...

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Far China Station

by Robert Erwin Johnson

Far China Station was the first work to put nineteenth century American naval and diplomatic affairs in the Far East into clear perspective. Johnson...

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FIDDLERS AND WHORES

Fiddlers and Whores

by James Lowry

Never intended for publication, these revealing memoirs by an adventurous Irish surgeon were written to satisfy the curiosity of a younger brother...

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FIRE FROM THE SKY

by Richard C. Knott

Fire from the Sky is the first complete history of the most decorated Navy squadron of the Vietnam War. Richard C. Knott tells the dramatic history...

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Flying from the Black Hole

by Robert O. Harder

U.S. Air Force navigators and bombardiers have long labored under the shadow of pilots, their contributions misunderstood or simply unknown to the...

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Good to Go

by Mary Pat Kelly

Just five hours after radio contact was first made with Basher 52—O’Grady’s call sign—the Air Force captain was safely on board the USS Kearsarge....

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HMS Victory Pocket Manual 1805

by Peter Goodwin

This pocket manual is a complete and concise guide to one of the world’s most famous warships, Admiral Nelson’s fully preserved flagship...

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Lighthouses and Keepers

by Dennis Noble

From the East Coast to the West Coast, the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and Hawaiian Islands, this handsome book helps explain the lure of...

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Marines Under Armor

by Kenneth W. Estes

In this story of men, machines and missions, Kenneth Estes tells how the U.S. Marine Corps came to acquire the armored fighting vehicle and what it...

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