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THE RISING SUN IN THE PACIFIC, 1931-APRIL 1942

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Over the next three years, the Naval Institute Press will publish Samuel Eliot Morison's monumental History of United States Naval...

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THE STRUGGLE FOR GUADALCANAL, August 1942- February 1943

THE STRUGGLE FOR GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942- FEBRUARY 1943

by Samuel Eliot Morison, with a new Introduction by John Lundstrom

THE STRUGGLE FOR GUADALCANAL, AUGUST 1942–FEBRURARY 1943, Volume 5 in the series, covers the six major engagements in the waters surrounding...

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VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC, 1945

by Samuel Eliot Morison

In this, the concluding volume of the series, Admiral Morison examines two of the most famous campaigns in which he participated: Iwo Jima and...

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"A MAGNIFICENT FIGHT"

by Robert J. Cressman

Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese land-based bombers pounded Wake Island, the American advanced base that was key to the U.S. Navy...

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EMPIRES IN THE BALANCE

EMPIRES IN THE BALANCE

by H.P. Willmott

The respected British military historian H. P. Willmott presents the first of a three-volume appraisal of the strategic policies of the countries...

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FAITHFUL WARRIORS

FAITHFUL WARRIORS

by Lt. Col. Dean Ladd, USMCR (Ret.) and Steven Weingartner

Faithful Warriors is a memoir of World War II in the Pacific by a combat veteran of the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division. Written with award-...

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ON SEAS CONTESTED

by Vincent P. O'Hara

An international team of naval historians and scholars has pooled their expertise for this definitive reference on how the great navies of World War...

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PROUDLY WE SERVED

by Mary Pat Kelly

Few Americans know the history-changing story of the men of the USS Mason, the only African-American sailors to take a World War II warship into...

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SHEPHERDS OF THE SEA

SHEPHERDS OF THE SEA

by Robert Cross

 This compelling tale of courage, heroism, and terror is told in the words of ninety-one sailors and officers interviewed by the author about...

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THE SPEARHEADERS

by By James Altieri with a new introduction by Mir Bahmanyar

The outlook for a victory by the Allied Powers was dim in the spring of 1942. With only two untested American divisions arrived in the European...

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THE WILL TO WIN

THE WILL TO WIN

by Paul F. Braim

Called the Army's greatest combat general by President Truman, James Van Fleet led American and allied forces to battlefield victory during a...

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OPERATION DRUMBEAT

OPERATION DRUMBEAT

by Michael Gannon

In the first eight months of 1942, German submarines sank nearly 400 Allied freighters and tankers along the U.S. Atlantic coast with a loss of more...

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STRANDED IN THE PHILIPPINES

STRANDED IN THE PHILIPPINES

by Scott A. Mills

American missionaries Henry Roy Bell and his wife Edna had been teaching in the Philippines at Silliman University for twenty years when the Japanese...

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THE KISSING SAILOR

by Lawrence Verria & George Galdorisi; Foreword by David Hartman

Also Availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon On August 14, 1945, Alfred Eisenstaedt took a picture of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times...

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BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

BATTLE OF LEYTE GULF

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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