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SOUTH PACIFIC DESTROYER

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by Russell Sydnor Crenshaw Jr.

Today only a select few know firsthand what it is like to feel their ship shudder from the blast of their own guns, watch enemy guns flash back, and...

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by Col. Joseph H. Alexander USMC (Ret.)

The Pacific War changed abruptly in November 1943 when Admiral Chester Nimitz unleashed a relentless 18-month, 4,000-mile offensive across the...

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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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by Thomas C. Hone

The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes some of the most vibrant...

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THE EASTER OFFENSIVE

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by Col. Gerald H. Turley USMCR (Ret.)

This thoroughly documented chronology of the April 1972 invasion of South Vietnam by the North Vietnamese Army, called the Easter Offensive, serves...

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<a href="/store/books/history/lucky-few">THE LUCKY FEW</a>

by Jan K. Herman

As the Vietnam War reached its tragic climax in the last days of April 1975, a task force of U.S. Navy ships cruised off South Vietnam’s coast. Their...

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<a href="/store/books/ebook-editions/rescue-bat-21">THE RESCUE OF BAT 21</a>

by Darrel D. Whitcomb

When his electronic warfare plane--call sign Bat 21--was shot down on 2 April 1972, fifty-three-year-old Air Force navigator Iceal “Gene” Hambleton...

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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

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by Kenny Wayne Fields

In 1968, during a forty hour period, the Air Force flew 189 sorties to rescue a Navy A-7 pilot, call sign Streetcar 304, in one of the largest rescue...

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THEY WERE EXPENDABLE

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by W. L. White

A national bestseller when it was originally published in 1942 and the subject of a 1945 John Ford film featuring John Wayne, this book offers a...

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TIP OF THE SPEAR

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by G. J. Michaels

Selected for the Marine Commandant's Reading List when first published in hardcover, this book offers a vivid, firsthand account of Operation Desert...

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TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI

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by A. B. C. Whipple

Often-overlooked yet significant and prophetic event in U.S. history, the Barbary War was America's first battle against an Arab despot and President...

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<a href="/store/books/bluejacket-books/twenty-million-tons-under-sea">TWENTY MILLION TONS UNDER THE SEA</a>

by Daniel V. Gallery

In June 1944, U.S. Navy Task Group 22.3, a "hunter-killer" force commanded by Daniel Gallery to track down German submarines, boarded and captured U-...

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<a href="/store/books/bluejacket-books/until-sea-shall-free-them">UNTIL THE SEA SHALL FREE THEM</a>

by Robert Frump

In 1983 the Marine Electric, a "reconditioned" World War II vessel, was on a routine voyage thirty miles off the East Coast of the United States when...

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TAKE HER DEEP

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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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THE BATTLE OF TASSAFARONGA

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by Russell Sydnor Crenshaw

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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