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The Real Hornblower
The Life of Admiral Sir James Alexander Gordon, GCB
First published in 1997, this timely release offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthrall readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based on the career of a real naval officer. Several names were suggested ...
Available Formats: Hardcover
Tin Can Sailor
Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945
More than eight hundred sailors served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War II. This is the story of those men and their beloved ship, recorded by a junior officer who served on the famous destroyer from her commissioning in 1939 to April 1943, when he was wounded at the Battle of Tulagi. Peppered with ...
Available Formats: Softcover