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ALLIED MASTER STRATEGISTS

by David Rigby

Awarded NASOH’s 2012 “John Lyman Book Award for Best U.S. Naval History” Calling the Combined Chiefs of Staff the glue that held...

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ATHENIA TORPEDOED

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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 the first to document the vital role played by Americans, not of Japanese ancestry, who served as Japanese language officers in World...

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GUESTS OF THE EMPEROR

GUESTS OF THE EMPEROR

by Linda Goetz Holmes

In World War II, over 36,000 American men, mostly military but some civilian, were thrown into Japanese POW camps and forced to labor for companies...

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MASTER OF SEAPOWER

by CDR Thomas B. Buell, USN (Ret.)

This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was the controversial architect of the American...

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MEMOIRS

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

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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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REFIGHTING THE PACIFIC WAR

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Contributors to this alternative WWII history include the noted military historians William Bartsch, John Lundstrom, Douglas Smith, Barrett Tillman,...

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SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

SAILOR FROM OKLAHOMA

by Floyd Beaver

Floyd Beaver left Oklahoma to enlist in the U.S. Navy on June 6, 1939, and over the course of World War II served in fifteen ships. He saw combat in...

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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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THE ADMIRALS' ADVANTAGE

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This analytic and historical study provides a revealing look at naval operational intelligence by embracing the fundamental question of what OPINTEL...

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THE ELUSIVE ENEMY

by Douglas Ford

Douglas Ford introduces a new perspective on why the U.S. Navy carried out its Pacific campaigns in the manner it did as he explores the evolution of...

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FLEET THE GODS FORGOT

THE FLEET THE GODS FORGOT

by W.G. Winslow

The tragic and heroic story of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet at the outbreak of World War II and their disastrous encounter with vastly superior Japanese...

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THREE DAYS TO PEARL

THREE DAYS TO PEARL

by Peter J. Shepherd

As a young Royal Air Force technician stationed in Malaya in 1941, the author was ordered on a clandestine mission to Japanese-occupied Indo-China...

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SYDNEY, CIPHER AND SEARCH

SYDNEY, CIPHER AND SEARCH

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In November 1941 the Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney, with a crew of 645, disappeared off the coast of Western Australia. When German...

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