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WEATHER FOR THE MARINER, 3RD EDITION

Weather for the Mariner, 3rd Edition

by William J. Kotsch

This mariner's guide to the weather provides information on weather warnings and fronts, the Beaufort Scale, cloud formations, fog, storms, wind,...

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West Wind, Flood Tide

by Jack Friend

Immortalized by David Farragut's apothegm, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead," the Battle of Mobile Bay remains one of history'...

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WHALE HUNTER

Whale Hunter

by Nelson Cole Haley

A harpooner in the whale ship Charles W. Morgan from 1849 to 1853, Nelson Cole Haley embarked on a hunt that took him from New Bedford, Massachusetts...

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When the Warrior Returns

by Nathan D. Ainspan

Nearly two million soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen have been deployed in recent conflicts. When the Warrior Returns addresses the practical...

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WHERE ARE THE WMDs?

Where are the WMDs?

by Al Mauroni

There are many books on the Iraq war and on WMD-type issues, but this is the first to offer a historical overview of chemical-biological defense...

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Whips to Walls

by Rodney K. Watterson

The abolishment of flogging in 1850 started the U.S. Navy on a quest for a prison system that culminated with the opening of Portsmouth Naval Prison...

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE DEWEY

White-Jacket

by Herman Melville

Herman Melville wrote White-Jacket; or, The World in a Man-of-War during two months of intense work in the summer of 1849. He drew upon his...

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Whitey

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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Why the Japanese Lost

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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WHY VIETNAM MATTERS

Why Vietnam Matters

by Rufus Phillips

In The Best and the Brightest, David Halberstam describes Rufus Phillips coming before President Kennedy during the Vietnam War and “admitting the...

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Wings for the Fleet

by Rear Adm. George, van Deurs USN (Ret.)

The men who ventured into the air in the Navy’s first aircraft were not only daring—they had vision, persistence, and a nearly unlimited...

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Wings of Valor

by Nick Del Calzo

These fighter pilots were the hunters, those who flew to find and kill the enemy. Almost universally from families of modest circumstances, they won...

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With Commodore Perry to Japan

by John A. Wolter

With Commodore Perry to Japan offers a personal account of Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry’s expedition to Japan through the eyes of a sixteen-year...

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Wolf

by Jordan Vause

Cultivated by the Allied press during the war and fostered by movies and novels ever since, the image of a U-boat skipper held by most Americans is...

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Women at War

by James E. Wise Jr.

Wise and Baron relate the compelling war experiences of thirty American female soldiers in the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan, highlighting their...

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