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Warships of the Great War Era

by David Hobbs

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich houses the largest collection of scale ship models in the world, many of which are contemporary artifacts...

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Warships of the Napoleonic Era

by Robert Gardiner

Between 1793 and 1815 two decades of unrelenting naval warfare raised the sailing man of war to the zenith of its effectiveness as a weapon of war....

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Washington's Taiwan Dilemma, 1949-1950

by David M. Finkelstein

The declaration of the People’s Republic of China in October 1949 presented American foreign policy officials with two dilemmas: How to deal with the...

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WASTRELS OF DEFENSE

Wastrels of Defense

by Winslow T. Wheeler

In this damning expose, a veteran senate defense advisor argues that since Sept 11, 2001, the conduct of the U.S. Congress has sunk to new depths and...

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Watch Officer's Guide, Fifteenth Edition

by USN, ADM James Stavridis

Almost as essential to a successful bridge watch as a helm, this guide has long been a primary source of information for standing a taut, safe, and...

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WE SHALL FIGHT THEM ON THE BEACHES

We Shall Fight on the Beaches

by Brian Lavery

Brian Lavery, an established authority on the Napoleonic Wars and World War II, articulates the parallels and defining features of these tumultuous...

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WE WERE PIRATES

We Were Pirates

by Robert Schultz

A sailor’s extraordinary experiences on an American submarine in the Pacific are candidly reported in this eyewitness account of war from a...

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We Will Stand By You

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This view of the war from the mess deck of a fleet tug is far different from those written from a flag bridge vantage. A Navy radio man, Ted Mason...

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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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