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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/french-navy-world-war-ii">The French Navy in World War II</a>

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 during...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/galloping-ghost-0">THE GALLOPING GHOST</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/history/gathering-storm">THE GATHERING STORM</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/german-fleet-war-1939-1945">THE GERMAN FLEET AT WAR, 1939-1945</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/german-invasion-norway">THE GERMAN INVASION OF NORWAY</a>

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

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/golden-horseshoe">THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE</a>

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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<a href="/store/books/aviation/hostile-sky">THE HOSTILE SKY</a>

by James W. Vernon

In the summer of 1942 Jim Vernon, a nineteen-year-old student in Butte, Montana, joined the U.S. Navy’s aviation cadet training program. By the end...

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<a href="/store/books/history/invasion-france-and-germany-1944-1945">THE INVASION OF FRANCE AND GERMANY, 1944-1945</a>

by Samuel Eliot Morison

The eleventh recounts the U.S. Navy's role in the invasion of Normandy—the largest and most complicated military operation ever undertaken. Involving...

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THE JET RACE AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/jet-race-and-second-world-war">THE JET RACE AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR</a>

by Sterling Michael Pavelec

This book outlines the competing jet programs during World War II that took place in Britain, Germany, and the US. The British program was hampered...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/kissing-sailor">THE KISSING SAILOR</a>

by Lawrence Verria

On August 14, 1945, Alfred Eisenstaedt took a picture of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square, minutes after they heard of Japan’s surrender to...

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<a href="/store/books/history/liberation-philippines-luzon-mindanao-visayas-1944-1945">THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES: LUZON, MINDANAO, THE VISAYAS, 1944-1945</a>

by Samuel Eliot Morison

After crushing Japanese naval power in the Pacific at Leyte Gulf, the U.S. moved to liberate the Philippines. Admiral Morison describes a series of...

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<a href="/store/books/battleships-destroyers/littorio-class">THE LITTORIO CLASS</a>

by Erminio Bagnasco

For its final battleship design Italy ignored all treaty restrictions on tonnage, and produced one of Europe's largest and most powerful capital...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/measure-man">THE MEASURE OF A MAN</a>

by Kathleen Broome Williams

Maj. Roger G. B. Broome, USMCR, died from wounds received on Saipan before his daughter had a chance to know him. Now a well-known naval historian...

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<a href="/store/books/history/naval-war-mediterranean-1940-1943-0">THE NAVAL WAR IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1940-1943</a>

by Jack Green

This was the first English-language account of the naval war to take advantage of the research in all languages to provide a comprehensive record of...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/official-chronology-us-navy-world-war-ii">The Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in World War II</a>

by Robert J. Cressman

Ten years after the close of World War II, the U.S. Navy published a chronology of its operations in the war. Long out of print, the work focused on...

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