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The Ablest Navigator

by J. Wandres

This action-packed tale focuses on a young U.S. Naval Academy graduate who helped create the Israeli Navy and led it into battle at the onset of...

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The Captain Who Burned His Ships

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy. It is at the same time a biography...

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FOR MILITARY MERIT

For Military Merit

by Fred L. Borch

More than one million men and women have received the Purple Heart since its creation as an award “for military merit” in 1932. This book provides a...

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GUIDING LIGHTS

Guiding Lights

by Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot

In this easy-to-use reference, Naval Academy English professor Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot tells the stories behind sixty of the Academy's monuments and...

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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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Pushing the Limits

by Carl LaVO

Vice Admiral Allan Rockwell McCann left no reminiscences that might reveal a deeper sense of his extraordinary service, but naval historian Carl LaVO...

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The Aden Effect

by Claude Berube

In this exciting contemporary thriller, pirates are capturing ships at will off the Horn of Africa and the navies of the world cannot protect the...

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Adak

by Andrew C. A. Jampoler

In the tradition of great tales of men against the sea, Adak offers a compelling look at courage and commitment in the face of certain tragedy. Alfa...

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ASK THE CHIEF

Ask the Chief

by J. F. Leahy

Whenever sailors are confronted with 'unsolvable' problems--be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry--they often throw up their...

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MISTER ROBERTS

Mister Roberts

by Thomas Heggen

The novel, Mister Roberts, was an instant hit after being published in 1946 and was quickly adapted for the stage and screen.  The title...

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Red Sun Setting

by William T. Y'Blood

Many regard this work as the definitive account of a controversial conflict of the war in the Pacific, the June 1944 battle known as the "Great...

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Stealth Boat

by Gannon McHale

The mission of the U.S. Navy's fast attack submarines during the Cold War was a closely guarded secret for many years, but this look back at the...

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Tragedy at Honda

by Charles A. Lockwood

Known to seafarers as the Devil's Jaw, Point Honda has lured ships to its dangerous rocks on California's coast for centuries, but its worst disaster...

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DAUNTLESS DIVE BOMBER OF WORLD WAR TWO

Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two

by Barrett Tillman

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on...

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Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn

by Charles R. Anderson

Walter C. Short is remembered as the U.S. Army general who parked his airplanes wingtip-to-wingtip making them easy targets for Japanese pilots...

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