John Wukovits is a military expert specializing in the Pacific War. Among his twelve books is Black Sheep, a 2011 biography of Gregory Boyington also published by Naval Institute Press, and Hell from the Heavens. In 2018 the Michigan native received the prestigious RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature for his book, Tin Can Titans.

Articles by John Wukovits

Naval History and Heritage Command

'Born to Command During a Crisis'

By John F. Wukovits
December 2016
The harbor, usually bustling with U.S. warships entering or leaving under the luxuriant Hawaiian sun, was instead that 7 December morning shrouded with smoke. The battlewagons along Battleship Row, once ...
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'Dear Admiral Halsey'

By John Wukovits
April 2016
Greek dramatists would have loved Admiral William F. Halsey Jr.’s tenure in the Pacific. His stirring leadership from December 1941 into the first half of 1944 anchored his position among ...

Books by John Wukovits