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COLDER THAN HELL

COLDER THAN HELL

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Joe Owen tells it like it was in this evocative, page-turning story of a Marine rifle company in the uncertain early days of the Korean War. His...

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TAKE HER DEEP

TAKE HER DEEP

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"Superb! An intimate look at the way a war was won." —Tom Clancy On 12 August 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Cdr. I. J. Galantin took...

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THE BATTLE OF TASSAFARONGA

THE BATTLE OF TASSAFARONGA

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The Battle of Tassafaronga, November 30, 1942, was the fifth and last major night surface action fought off Savo Island during World War II’s...

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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

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A Navy A-7 Fighter Pilot's Gripping Tale of Escape and Rescue during the Vietnam War! An extraordinary story, superbly told. I predict that...

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TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI

TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI

by A.B.C. Whipple

Recommended reading as part of the Chief of Naval Operation's Professional Reading Program! often-overlooked yet significant and prophetic event...

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TORPEDO JUNCTION

TORPEDO JUNCTION

by Homer H. Hickam

Known for centuries as the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" and dubbed "Torpedo Junction" by the brave men who fought there in World...

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WOMEN AT WAR

by James E. Wise, Jr.

Wise and Baron relate the compelling war experiences of thirty American female soldiers in the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, highlighting their...

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21ST CENTURY MAHAN

by Lt. Cdr. Benjamin F. Armstrong, USN

• Watch BJ Armstrong’s Shifley Lecture at the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, 7 March 2014 • For a complete list of articles, blog posts,...

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A SPECIAL VALOR

A SPECIAL VALOR

by Richard Wheeler

If the U.S. Marines gave birth to a legend in the halls of Montezuma in the nineteenth century, they added glorious luster to it with their heroism...

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A WALK IN THE YARD

A WALK IN THE YARD

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Drawing on colorful literary and historical references, this narrative guide to the U.S. Naval Academy grounds—known as the Yard—takes...

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BEACHHEAD ASSAULT

BEACHHEAD ASSAULT

by David Lee

The Royal Navy commandos had one of the most dangerous and important missions of World War II: they were the first onto the invasion beaches and the...

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CONTRAILS OVER THE MOJAVE

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In Contrails over the Mojave, Marrett takes off where author Tom Wolfe's The Right Stuff ended in 1963. Marrett started the Air Force Test Pilot...

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DEVIL'S BRIGADE

DEVIL'S BRIGADE

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The first special service forces of World War II were known as the Devil's Brigade. Ferocious and stealthy combatants, they garnered their...

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FIRST TO FIGHT

by Victor H. Krulak

FIRST TO FIGHT "Required Reading" Marine Corps Professional Reading Program   Bluejacket Paperback Book Series In this riveting...

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GURKHAS AT WAR

GURKHAS AT WAR

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The result of unprecedented in-depth interviews with Gurkha soldiers past and present, Gurkhas at War depicts key military campaigns of the twentieth...

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