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The Lucky Few

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...

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The Rescue of Bat 21

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...

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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304

The Rescue of Streetcar 304

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

They Were Expendable

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

Tip of the Spear

by G. J. Michaels

Also Available as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon. Selected for the Marine Commandant's Reading List when first published in hardcover,...

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TO THE SHORES OF TRIPOLI

To the Shores of Tripoli

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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Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea

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...

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Until the Sea Shall Free Them

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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BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

Battle of Leyte Gulf

by Thomas J. Cutler

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been...

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Black Sheep

by John F. Wukovitz

Named a Proceedings Notable Naval Books of 2011 The turbulent life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is...

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CLASHES

Clashes

by Marshall L. Michel III

This classic work—part of the Marine Corps reading list—makes full use of declassified U.S. documents to offer the first comprehensive study of...

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Destined for Glory

by Thomas Wildenburg

On 4 June 1942, three squadrons of U.S. Navy Dauntless dive bombers destroyed Japan's carrier force sent to neutralize Midway, changing the course of...

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Double-Edged Secrets

by W. J. Holmes

In the foreword to this book, first published in 1978, Sen. Daniel Inouye describes the story as "the raw material of adventure fiction--but this is...

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Float Planes and Flying Boats

by Capt. Robert B. Workman USCG (Ret)

In this book, retired U.S. Coast Guard aviator Capt. Robert Workman presents, for the first time, a complete picture of naval aviation’s rapid...

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In the Hands of Fate

by Dwight R. Messimer

Patrol Wing Ten was the only U.S. Navy aviation unit to fight the Japanese in the early weeks of World War II, and the daring exploits of its PBY...

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