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WAR PLAN ORANGE

War Plan Orange

by Edward S. Miller

Based on twenty years of research in formerly secret archives, this book reveals for the first time the full significance of War Plan Orange—...

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Allied Master Strategists

by David Rigby

Awarded NASOH's 2012 "John Lyman Book Award for Best U.S. Naval History," Allied Master Strategists describes the unique and vital contribution to...

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Athenia Torpedoed

by Francis M. Carroll

Just hours after World War II was declared, Germany struck its first blow, firing without warning on the passenger liner Athenia. The British ship...

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DECIPHERING THE RISING SUN

Deciphering the Rising Sun

by Roger Dingman

This book is about Americans not of Japanese ancestry, who served as Japanese language officers in World War II. Covering the period 1940-1945, it...

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GUESTS OF THE EMPEROR

Guests of the Emperor

by Linda Goetz Holmes

The one unresolved issue of the Pacific War is the treatment of our prisoners of war, during and after World War II, both by the Japanese and by our...

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Harnessing the Sky

by Frederick M. Trapnell Jr.

Harnessing the Sky is one of the last untold stories in 100 years of naval aviation. This biography of Vice Adm. Frederick M. Trapnell explores the...

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Instruments of Darkness

by Alfred Price

The rapid evolution of radio and radar systems for military use during World War II, and devices to counter them, led to a technological battle that...

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Master of Seapower

by Thomas B. Buell

A comprehensive biography of the most powerful naval officer in the history of the United States who was the controversial architect of the American...

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Memoirs

by Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz

These celebrated memoirs are the story of WWII, as told from the perspective of the German Navy's Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz. Credited with inventing...

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Nazi Steel

by Marcus O. Jones

This study explores an exemplary instance of the close interaction between private and official interests in planning and executing the programs of...

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NIMITZ

Nimitz

by E. B. Potter

Called a great book worthy of a great man, this definitive biography of the commander in chief of the Pacific Fleet in World War II, first published...

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Refighting the Pacific War

by Jim Bresnahan

Refighting the Pacific War looks at how World War II in the Pacific might have unfolded differently, giving historians, authors and veterans the...

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Rocky Boyer's War

by Allen D. Boyer

In Rocky Boyer’s War, Allen Boyer offers a wry, keen-eyed, and occasionally disgruntled counterpoint history of the hard-fought, brilliant campaign...

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SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

Sailor from Oklahoma

by Floyd Beaver

Sailor from Oklahoma presents the life of the enlisted seaman, both before and during the war, as seen through the eyes of a young sailor from the...

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Target Hiroshima

by Al Christman

For better or worse, Navy captain William S. "Deak" Parsons made the atomic bomb happen. As ordnance chief and associate director at Los...

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