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BIG GUNS, BRAVE MEN

by Rodney Earl Walton

  BOOK NEWS: Big Guns, Brave Men: Mobile Artillery Observers and the Battle for Okinawa by Naval Institute Press   Although it was the...

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CARRIER BATTLES

CARRIER BATTLES

by Douglas V. Smith

A longtime professor at the Naval War College who once directed strategic and long-range planning for the Navy and Marine Corps in Europe considers...

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COMMAND DECISIONS

by David Miller

This compelling new study of the Battle of the River Plate focuses on Hans Langsdorff, the commander of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee....

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HELL TO PAY

HELL TO PAY

by D.M. Giangreco

HELL TO PAY is also availble as an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon   Arthur Goodzeit Award for Best Military History Book of 2009 Awarded...

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NEVER SURRENDER

by Mark Felton

Of the tens of thousands of Allied personnel captured by the Japanese during late 1941 and early 1942 only a small number attempted to escape rather...

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REAPER LEADER

REAPER LEADER

by Steve Ewing

Although Jimmy Flatley had much to do with the U.S. victory over Japan, few outside the close-knit naval aviation community have heard his colorful...

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RIDERS OF THE APOCALYPSE

by David R. Dorondo

Military historian David R. Dorondo examines the history of the German cavalry, a combat arm that survived World War I and rode to war again in 1939...

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SILENT VICTORY

SILENT VICTORY

by Clay Blair, Jr.

With the content of an authoritative reference and the excitement of a thriller, this history of the U.S. submarine war is one of the most...

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THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS

THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS

by Sir Peter Scott

First published in 1974, this now classic account of the fight for control of the English Channel and the southern North Sea is told by Peter Scott,...

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U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS

U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS

by Vincent P. O'Hara

Naval historian Vincent O'Hara recounts here the dramatic story of the U.S. Navy's surface fleet in World War II, especially its ship-to-...

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FADING VICTORY

FADING VICTORY

by Edited by Donald M. Goldstein and Katherine V. Dillon

Long out of print, theses wartime diaries of a key admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy, provide a revealing inside look into the Japanese view of...

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PREPARING FOR VICTORY

PREPARING FOR VICTORY

by David J. Ulbrich

Winner of the "2012 Gen. Wallace M. Greene, Jr. Award" as presented by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation  Recipient of...

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REPORT ON EXPERIENCE

REPORT ON EXPERIENCE

by John Mulgan

Report on Experience is a compelling memoir written by a quietly heroic author. This brilliantly written work provides insight both into the mind...

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"NO ONE AVOIDED DANGER"

by J. Michael Wenger, Robert J. Cressman, and John F. Di Virgilio

"No One Avoided Danger" is a detailed combat narrative of the 7 December 1941 Japanese attacks on NAS Kaneohe Bay, one of two naval air...

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32 IN 44

32 IN '44

by Rodney K. Watterson

In the 1930s, the U.S. government's Portsmouth Navy Yard built less than two submarines a year, yet in 1944 it completed an astonishing 32...

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