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Command Under Sail

by James C. Bradford

This entertaining collection of essays takes a biographical approach to early American naval history. The period from 1775 to 1850 was a trying time...

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COMMANDER IN CHIEF

Commander in Chief

by Eric Larrabee

Few American presidents have exercised their constitutional authority as commander in chief with more determination than Franklin D. Roosevelt. He...

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COMMANDING LINCOLN'S NAVY

Commanding Lincoln's Navy

by Stephen R. Taaffe

The Union Navy played a vital role in winning the Civil War by blockading Confederate ports, cooperating with the Union Army in amphibious assaults,...

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CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL

Confederate Admiral

by Craig L. Symonds

A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the U.S. Naval Academy’s first...

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CONFRONTING AL QAEDA

Confronting Al Qaeda

by Kevin M. McGrath

Al Qaeda killed over 3,000 US citizens on September 11, 2001, and terrorism leapt to the fore of US strategic and political priorities. Yet, after...

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Congo

by Andrew C. J. Jampoler

Lauded for his ability to tell compelling, true adventure stories, award-winning author Andrew C.A. Jampoler has turned his attention this time to a...

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Congress Buys a Navy

by Paul E. Pedisich

Congress Buys a Navy offers a new look at the nexus of U.S. politics, economics, and the funding and creation of what is thought of as the “...

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CONTRA CROSS

Contra Cross

by William R. Meara

Why does the United States have such difficulty dealing with insurgency? A look back at the Central American wars of the 1980s sheds light on the...

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Contrails Over the Mojave

by George J. Marrett

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

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CONWAY'S THE WAR AT SEA IN PHOTOGRAPHS, 1939-1945

Conway's the War at Sea in Photographs, 1939-1945

by Stuart Robertson

Hailed as the most extensive photographic record of the naval side of World War II ever produced when published in the U.K., this book is a must for...

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CORAL SEA, MIDWAY AND SUBMARINE ACTIONS, May 1942- August 1942

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942-August 1942, Volume 4 in the series, is a detailed look at two of the pivotal naval engagements of...

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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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Cyberspace in Peace and War

by Martin Libicki

 In a world in which cyberspace is becoming every country’s center of gravity, the issue of cyberwar can no longer be ignored. Cyberspace...

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DANGEROUS GAMES

Dangerous Games

by James E. Wise Jr.

The Cold War was only cold in that the major powers, the U.S. and the Soviet Union, did not engage in a nuclear war. But during that period (1945-...

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DARK VICTORY

Dark Victory

by Jeffrey Record

A prominent national security analyst provides a critical examination of the origins, objectives, conduct, and consequences of the U.S. war against...

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