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THE CRUEL SEA RETOLD

The Cruel Sea Retold

by Bernard Edwards

Bernard Edwards recounts the history that Nicholas Monsarrat used as the basis of his famous adventure novel, The Cruel Sea, which tells the tale of...

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The Decoys

by Bernard Edwards

In November 1942, Britain and America launched Operation TORCH, the ambitious invasion of French North African colonies of Morocco and Algeria. To...

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THE DRAGON'S WAR

The Dragon's War

by Maochun Yu

Making full use of significant new sources in Chinese-language materials, U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu provides Western readers with the...

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The Elusive Enemy

by Douglas Ford

The Elusive Enemy explores the evolution of U.S. intelligence concerning the combat capabilities of the Imperial Japanese Navy and its air arm during...

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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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The First Team

by John B. Lundstrom

Hailed as one of the finest examples of aviation research, this comprehensive 1984 study presents a detailed and scrupulously accurate operational...

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THE FIRST TEAM AND THE GUADALCANAL CAMPAIGN

The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign

by John B. Lundstrom

From huddled command conferences to cramped cockpits, John Lundstrom guides readers through the maelstrom of air combat at Guadalcanal in this...

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The Fleet the Gods Forgot

by W. G. Winslow

Greatly outnumbered by vastly superior forces, and saddled with defective equipment; a lack of supplies, reinforcements, and air cover; and, towards...

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The French Navy in World War II

by Rear Admiral Paul Auphan

Prior to this book’s original publication in 1959 little had been done to dispel confusion regarding what really happened to the French Navy...

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The Galloping Ghost

by Carl LaVO

Eugene Fluckey was one of the great naval heroes of World War II. His exploits as captain of the submarine USS Barb revolutionized undersea warfare...

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The Gathering Storm

by Geirr Haarr

This is a superb survey of the fierce naval struggles, from 1939 up to the invasion of the Norway in April 1940. Beginning with the sinking of the...

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The German Fleet at War, 1939-1945

by Vincent P. O'Hara

The German Fleet at War relates the little-known history of the Kriegsmarine's surface fleet with a focus on the sixty-nine surface naval battles...

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The German Invasion of Norway

by Geirr H. Haarr

This major history documents the German invasion of Norway, focusing on the events at sea. The first operation in which the air force, army, and navy...

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THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE

The Golden Horseshoe

by Terence Roberston

The legendary U-boat ace Otto Kretschmer was branded "the Wolf of the Atlantic," for his exploits as one of the Kriegsmarine's finest U-boat...

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The History of United States Naval Operations in World War II Series Bundle Set

by Samuel E. Morison

Samuel Eliot Morison's classic 14-volume series "The History of United States Naval Operations in World War II" is now available as a...

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