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In the Shadow of Greatness

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Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Named a "Notable Naval Book of 2012" by Proceedings Magazine Their stories...

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My Men are My Heroes

by Nathaniel R. Helms

This is the first paperback edition of the riveting story of legendary U.S. Marine First Sergeant Brad Kasal. It is a page-turning account of Kasal...

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NO SURRENDER

No Surrender

by Hiroo Onoda

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon In the Spring of 1974, 2nd Lt. Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese army made world headlines when...

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SEAL OF HONOR

SEAL of Honor

by Gary Williams

Bravo Zulu! The Ensign James F. Burke, Jr. Chapter of the Association of the United States Navy presented their "Admiral David Glasgow Farragut...

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The Accidental Admiral

by ADM James G. Stavridis USN (Ret.)

After he was selected to be NATO’s sixteenth Supreme Allied Commander, The New York Times described Jim Stavridis as a “Renaissance...

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They Were Heroes

by SgtMaj David K. Devaney

Sergeant Major Devaney’s They Were Heroes presents moving portraits of warriors who have not been fully celebrated. His stories recognize the...

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Where Youth and Laughter Go

by LtCol Seth W. B. Folsom USMC

  Where Youth and Laughter Go completes LtCol Seth Folsom’s recounting of his personal experiences in command over a decade of war. It is...

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1,000 Days on the River Kwai

by Colonel Cary Owtram OBE

After being captured in Singapore and transported to the infamous Burma railway Colonel Cary Owtram was appointed the British Camp Commandant at...

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A Different Kind of Victory

by James Leutze

Recipient of the 1982 John Lyman Book Award for United States Naval History, this biography of Admiral Thomas C. Hart unites fifty-five significant...

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A Home on the Rolling Main

by A. G. F. Ditcham

"One of the most vivid and immediate war memoirs I have ever read." — John Keegan "As a story of World War [II] at sea, seen...

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A Plain Sailorman in China

by Bruce Swanson

A Plain Sailorman in China is a biography of Cdr. Irvin Van Gorder Gillis, USN that recounts both his extraordinary family history – a...

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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH (31-KNOT) BURKE

Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke

by Ken Jones

Written by two World War II veterans who later became well-known war correspondents, this biography records the inspiring life of one of America'...

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ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE

Admiral Arleigh Burke

by E.B. Potter

Arleigh Burke is considered the father of the modern U.S. Navy to many. Sea warrior, strategist, and unparalleled service leader, Burke had an impact...

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Admiral de Grasse and American Independence

by Charles Lee Lewis

The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American...

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Admiral Gorshkov

by Norman Polmar

This is a book about a man and his ability to change a culture and to create a powerful navy that was radically different from traditional navies,...

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