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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/captains-wife">CAPTAIN&#039;S WIFE</a>

by Abby Jane Morrell

During the nineteenth century it became increasingly common for merchant service masters to take their wives to sea. Among the first, and most...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/captains-old-steam-navy">CAPTAINS OF THE OLD STEAM NAVY</a>

by James C. Bradford

Now in paperback for the first time, this collection of biographical essays delves into the careers of thirteen colorful naval leaders who guided the...

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<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/command-under-sail">COMMAND UNDER SAIL</a>

by James C. Bradford

This entertaining collection of essays takes a biographical approach to early American naval history. The period from 1775 to 1850 was a trying time...

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DICTIONARY OF NAVAL ABBREVIATIONS, FOURTH EDITION

<a href="/store/books/blue-and-gold-professional-series/dictionary-naval-abbreviations-fourth-edition">DICTIONARY OF NAVAL ABBREVIATIONS, FOURTH EDITION</a>

by Deborah W. Cutler

Most professions have their own languages, and the U.S. Navy with its labored acronyms is certainly no exception. Those in and out of the naval...

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DICTIONARY OF NAVAL TERMS, SIXTH EDITION

<a href="/store/books/blue-and-gold-professional-series/dictionary-naval-terms-sixth-edition">DICTIONARY OF NAVAL TERMS, SIXTH EDITION</a>

by Deborah W. Cutler

Most professions have their own languages, and the U.S. Navy with its obscure terms and labored acronyms is certainly no exception. Those in and out...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/forecastle-cabin">FROM FORECASTLE TO CABIN</a>

by Samuel Samuels

This is the autobiography of an American who ran away to sea at the age of 11 and charts his rise from the lowliest seaman to the command of his own...

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GALLEY SLAVE

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by Jean Marteilhe

This remarkable memoir tells of the miseries of Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac, 'a Protestant condemned to the Galleys of France for his Religion', who,...

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<a href="/store/books/ebook-editions/heroes-dungarees">HEROES IN DUNGAREES</a>

by John Bunker

A World War II merchant seaman, John Bunker takes a thorough look at the American merchant marines' significant contributions to the war effort....

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HMS VICTORY - FIRST RATE

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by Jonathan Eastland

One of the best-known historic ships in the world, HMS Victory attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year to Portsmouth, England. This...

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IN THE TEETH OF THE WIND

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by C. P. O. Bartlett

The dawning of aerial warfare is fully recounted in this dramatic memoir of the first bomber squadron mission of the Royal Navy Air Service over the...

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LANDSMAN HAY

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by Robert Hay

In 1803, at the age of fourteen, Robert Hay joined the Royal Navy and spent the next eight years at sea. His colorful memoir describes a sailor s...

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<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/lessons-hanoi-hilton">LESSONS FROM THE HANOI HILTON</a>

by Peter Fretwell

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Why were the American POWs imprisoned at the “Hanoi Hilton” so resilient in...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/man-war-life">MAN OF WAR LIFE</a>

by Charles Nordhoff

In 1844, when barely 14, Charles Nordhoff managed to talk his way into the U.S. Navy. He was better educated than most of his fellow seamen, and was...

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NAVIES IN HISTORY

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by Clark G. Reynolds

This general history of the world's navies treats all major powers through the ages, from the Minoans in 2000 B.C. to the Americans in A.D. 2000. It...

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NIGHT FIGHTERS

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by Colin D. Heaton

Night Fighters chronicles the historical, technological, tactical and strategic evolution of limited visibility aerial combat between Great Britain...

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