Seven Pulitzer Prize winners are among the authors featured in this collection of works by eminent American writers who shared a common experience: service in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard during World War II. Best-selling novelists, historians, science writers, and journalists, most of these authors are well known—Herman Wouk, James Michener, Alex Haley, Russell Baker, Edward L. Beach, Carl ...
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Authors at Sea
Modern American Writers Remember Their Naval Service
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An Amphibious Warfare Prophet, 1880-1923
Few Marines have had more impact on the Corps's history than Pete Ellis, and none have been more controversial. This biography of the brilliant yet troubled Marine disputes many long-accepted but unsubstantiated accounts of his life and death. Ellis’s legacy as the father of amphibious warfare is fully examined by the authors, who searched through family papers, fitness reports, Japanese ...
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