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Man of War Life

by Charles Nordhoff

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. It...

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Rolling Home

by William Morris Barnes

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

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

by David Kahn

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 that is rarely used in the popular media even though reports of conflicts often describe its application or effects. Those...

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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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Joe Rochefort's War

by Elliot Carlson

Elliot Carlson’s award-winning biography of Capt. Joe Rochefort is the first to be written about the officer who headed Station Hypo, the U.S. Navy’s...

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ON THE SWING SHIFT

On the Swing Shift

by Tony Cope

During World War II eighty-eight of the almost three thousand Liberty ships built in America were launched in Savannah, Georgia. Without Liberty...

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Resurrection

by Daniel Madsen

The attack on Pearl Harbor is a topic of perennial interest to the American public, and a long line of popular books and movies have focused on the...

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Social Reform in the United States Navy, 1798-1862

by Harold D. Langley

In the decades before the American Civil War various political, social, and religious groups agitated for reforms in American society that would be...

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The Fast Carriers

by Clark G. Reynolds

This classic study is considered essential reading for its analysis of fast aircraft carrier development in WWII. It provides a fascinating record...

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BREAKING THE BISMARCKS BARRIER, 22 July 1942- 1 May 1944

Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Breaking the Bismarcks Barrier, 22 July 1942 – 1 May 1944, Volume 6 in the series, examines the drive up from Guadalcanal and New Guinea to the...

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BRIEF POINTS

Brief Points

by Ross H. Mackenzie

The Naval Academy's culture is a unique and sometimes baffling phenomenon to the outside world, but with this newly updated guide in hand relatives...

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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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