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THE CRUEL SEA RETOLD

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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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<a href="/store/books/fall-2016-catalog/victoria-cross-sea">The Victoria Cross at Sea</a>

by John Winton

Naval Victoria Crosses (VCs) have been awarded to deserving service members in places as far apart in time and distance as the Baltic in 1854 and...

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UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER

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by Walter Ludde-Neurath

The administration of Karl Dönitz, head of state and supreme commander of Germany's armed forces following Hitler's suicide, marks a key period in...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/unflinching-zeal">UNFLINCHING ZEAL</a>

by Robin Higham

This consequential work by a pioneer aviation historian fills a significant lacuna in the story of the defeat of France in May-June 1940 and more...

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WARRIORS AND WIZARDS

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by Martin J. Bollinger

In August 1943, the Luftwaffe began using radio-controlled anti-ship glide bombs and within weeks they had sunk one battleship, crippled another,...

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<a href="/store/books/aviation/whitey">WHITEY</a>

by Peter B. Mersky

Whitey is the first complete biography of one of the last surviving World War II U.S. Navy aces, and one of the Navy’s most respected officers of any...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/arctic-warriors">ARCTIC WARRIORS</a>

by Alfred Grossmith Mason

The author was Navigation/Gunnery Officer on SS Empire Baffin, a 6,978 ton cargo ship. Aged 31 years he compiled this remarkable diary of the dramas...

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<a href="/store/books/forthcoming-titles/schnellboote">SCHNELLBOOTE</a>

by Lawrence Paterson

The Kriegsmarine’s Schnellboote—fast attack boats or E-boats to the Allies—were the primary German naval attack units in coastal...

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by Alan Rems

While the Pacific War has been widely studied by military historians and venerated in popular culture through movies and other media, the fighting in...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/battleship-bismarck">THE BATTLESHIP BISMARCK</a>

by Jack Brower

The Bismarck is probably the most famous warship of WWII. The German battleship, 45,000 tons, was completed in early 1941 and went on to sink the '...

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by Karl-Heinz Frieser

Here, for the first time in English, is an illuminating German perspective on the decisive blitzkrieg campaign. The account, written by the German...

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VICTORY IN DEFEAT

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by Gregory J.W. Urwin

Told here for the first time in vivid detail is the story of the defenders of Wake Island following their surrender to the Japanese on December 23,...

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<a href="/store/books/history/why-japanese-lost">WHY THE JAPANESE LOST</a>

by Bryan Perrett

This book tells the story of a war unlike any other in history, fought between a nation that believed itself to be invincible, even when its strength...

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HONORABLE SURVIVOR

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by Lynne Joiner

Honorable Survivor weaves John S. Service’s extraordinary story into the fabric of a watershed moment in our history when World War II was ending,...

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PRESUMED LOST

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by Stephen L. Moore

When submarines failed to return to port from patrol, they were officially listed by the Navy as “overdue and presumed lost.” Loved ones were...

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