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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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ALEUTIANS, GILBERTS AND MARSHALLS, JUNE 1942 - APRIL 1944

Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1941-April 1944

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Volume 7 picks up operations in the Aleutians after the Battle of Midway and carries through to the capture of Attu and Kiska, including the Battle...

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Alone on Guadalcanal

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This remarkable memoir tells the compelling story of the near-mythic British district officer who helped shape the first great Allied...

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BLACK MAY

Black May

by Michael Gannon

For three years German U-boats turned the Atlantic Ocean into a killing field, but in May 1943, the Allies struck back successfully and reversed the...

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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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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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EDSON'S RAIDERS

Edson's Raiders

by Col. Joseph H. Alexander USMC (Ret.)

Under the fiery leadership of Merritt "Red Mike" Edson, the 1st Marine Raider Battalion provided the vanguard of a strategic experiment with seaborne...

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Leyte, June 1944-January 1945

by Samuel Eliot Morison

The twelfth volume returns to the Pacific for a dramatic retelling of one of the greatest naval battles of all time. The determining factors in the...

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NEW GUINEA AND THE MARIANAS, MARCH 1944 - AUGUST 1944

New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Volume 8 covers five of the most eventful months of the Pacific war. From the end of the Marshall Islands campaign to the recovery of Guam, Morison...

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OPERATIONS IN NORTH AFRICAN WATERS, OCTOBER 1942 - JUNE 1943

Operations in North African Waters, October 1942-June 1943

by Samuel Eliot Morison

The second volume covers the naval aspects of Operation Torch, the North African campaign that carried out the plan favored by President Roosevelt...

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OSS in China

by Maochun Yu

Maochun Yu tells the story of the intelligence activities of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in China during World War II. Drawing on recently...

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Samurai!

by Saburo Sakai

Saburo Sakai is Japan’s greatest fighter pilot to survive World War II, and his powerful memoir has proven to be one of the most popular and enduring...

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SICILY-SALERNO-ANZIO, JUNE 1943 - JUNE 1944

Sicily-Salerno-Anzio, June 1943-June 1944

by Samuel Eliot Morison

Volume 9 takes up the story of American naval activities in the Mediterranean with three major amphibious operations: the invasion of Sicily, the...

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The Atlantic Battle Won, May 1943-May 1945

by Samuel Eliot Morison

The tenth volume in Samuel Eliot Morison's series focuses on the war on enemy submarines in a conflict fought up and down the Atlantic coast from...

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The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-1943

by Samuel Eliot Morison

This first volume explores all U. S. naval operations in the Atlantic, including the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, Barents Sea, and the defense of...

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