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THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN THE PACIFIC, 1897-1909

THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN THE PACIFIC, 1897-1909

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Professor William R. Braisted tells the story of the twelve important years during which the U.S. Navy won an undisputed place as a major force in...

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THE WAR MANAGERS

THE WAR MANAGERS

by Douglas Kinnard

"One of the most complete perspectives ever made of how a large group of generals view how they handled a war."—The Washington Post...

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TIN CAN SAILOR

TIN CAN SAILOR

by C. Raymond Calhoun

Bluejacket Paperback Book Series More than eight hundred sailors served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War II...

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TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR

TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR

by Stephen B. Young

Also Availble in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Author Stephen Young was a seaman first class assigned to gunnery duty in turret no. 4 on...

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ASK THE CHIEF

ASK THE CHIEF

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Whenever sailors are confronted with "unsolvable" problems—be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry—they often throw...

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CRUISE OF THE LANIKAI

CRUISE OF THE LANIKAI

by Kemp Tolley

In early December 1941 in the Philippines, a young Navy ensign named Kemp Tolley was given his first ship command, an old 76-foot schooner that had...

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DESCENT INTO DARKNESS

by Edward C. Raymer

JDESCENT INTO DARKNESS is also Availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon   Just hours after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor,...

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FAUSTBALL TUNNEL

FAUSTBALL TUNNEL

by John Hammond Moore

On December 23, 1944, twenty-five German prisoners of war broke out of an Arizona prison camp not far from the Mexican border by crawling along a 178...

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IWO

IWO

by Richard Wheeler

Bluejacket Paperback Book Series A searing story of one of history's most grisly battles--this book reconstructs a vivid picture of the bloody...

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MUTINY

MUTINY

by Leonard F. Guttridge

Few things are more terrifying to a seagoing captain than the specter of mutiny or more riveting to readers than a tale of mutinous deeds. In this...

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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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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...

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RED SUN SETTING

RED SUN SETTING

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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 Yoshida Mitsuru

Also Availble in an Audio Edition from Auidible via Amazon A narrative of brief compass yet immense force, Yoshida Mitsuru's work makes a...

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SEA DEVILS

SEA DEVILS

by J. Valerio Borghese

Though little known to the English-speaking world, the elite World War II Italian naval unit Decima Flottiglia MAS is considered by many to be the...

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