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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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BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

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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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/black-sheep-0">BLACK SHEEP</a>

by John F. Wukovitz

The turbulent life of Gregory Pappy Boyington, the top U.S. Marine ace of the Pacific, is captured in memorable detail by the acclaimed author of One...

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CLASHES

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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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<a href="/store/books/aviation/destined-glory">DESTINED FOR GLORY</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/bluejacket-books/double-edged-secrets">DOUBLE-EDGED SECRETS</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/ebook-editions/hands-fate">IN THE HANDS OF FATE</a>

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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MIDWAY

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by Mitsuo Fuchida

This landmark study was first published in English by the Naval Institute in 1955 and was added to the Classics of Naval Literature series in 1992....

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