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CAPTAINS OF THE OLD STEAM NAVY

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Now in paperback for the first time, this collection of biographical essays delves into the careers of thirteen colorful naval leaders who guided the...

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COMMAND UNDER SAIL

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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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HEROES IN DUNGAREES

HEROES IN DUNGAREES

by John Bunker

A World War II merchant seaman, John Bunker takes a thorough look at the American merchant marines' significant contributions to the war effort....

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MAN OF WAR LIFE

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In 1844, when barely 14, Charles Nordhoff managed to talk his way into the U.S. Navy. He was better educated than most of his fellow seamen, and was...

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NAVIES IN HISTORY

NAVIES IN HISTORY

by Clark G. Reynolds

This general history of the world's navies treats all major powers through the ages, from the Minoans in 2000 B.C. to the Americans in A.D. 2000...

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PROFESSIONAL NAVAL OFFICER

PROFESSIONAL NAVAL OFFICER

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Much like Admiral Winnefeld's last book, Career Compass, this work gives naval officers the information they need to build a successful career....

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ROLLING HOME

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Barnes was born in 1850 into a ship owning family in St. Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a boy. At the outbreak of the First...

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SEACOAST FORTIFICATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

SEACOAST FORTIFICATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

by Emanuel Raymond Lewis

The only work available on the history of U.S. coastal defenses, including their armament and architecture. It will appeal to fort visitors and naval...

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SEIZING THE ENIGMA

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Seizing the Enigma tells the thrilling story of the Royal Navy’s battle to crack the Germans’ supposedly unbreakable U-boat Enigma code,...

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STRIKE WARFARE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

by Dale E. Knutsen

Strike warfare is a term rarely used in the media and almost never explained, although reports of conflicts often describe its application or effects...

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THE ADEN EFFECT

by Claude Berube

“…this is not just a book for those who like military fiction; plot and characters are WELL-EXECUTED in The Aden Effect, making...

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THE TWO-OCEAN WAR

THE TWO-OCEAN WAR

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Originally published in 1963, this classic, single-volume history draws on Morison's definitive 15-volume History of United States Naval...

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WAR PLAN ORANGE

WAR PLAN ORANGE

by Edward S. Miller

Based on twenty years of research in formerly secret archives, this book reveals for the first time the full significance of War Plan Orange—...

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DESTROYER CAPTAIN

DESTROYER CAPTAIN

by Admiral James Stavridis

This memoir of James Stavridis' two years in command of the destroyer USS Barry reveals the human side of what it is like to be in charge of a...

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JOE ROCHEFORT’S WAR

by Elliot Carlson

“Joe Rochefort’s War will be required reading for Pacific war scholars for decades to come.” — Ian Toll, author of Pacific...

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