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Joe Rochefort's War

by Elliot Carlson

Winner of the 2012 RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature  Elliot Carlson’s award-winning biography of Capt. Joe...

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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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Nomonhan, 1939

by Stuart D. Goldman

Also Availble in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon Stuart Goldman convincingly argues that a little-known, but intense Soviet-Japanese...

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The Battle of Midway

by Thomas C. Hone

The Battle of Midway, commemorated annually in the U.S. Navy, warrants close attention. This Naval Institute guide includes some of the most vibrant...

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The First South Pacific Campaign

by John B. Lundstrom

On May 7 and 8, 1942, fast carrier task forces from the United States and Imperial Japanese met in combat for the first time in the Battle of the...

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"A" Force

by Whitney T. Bendeck

"A" Force is also availble in an Audio Edition from Audible From Amazon. “A” Force explores an area of World War II...

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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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21st Century Patton

by J. Furman Daniel III

While General George S. Patton Jr. remains an iconic figure seventy years after his death, few fully appreciate him as a strategic thinker. Indeed,...

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32 IN 44

32 in'44

by Rodney K. Watterson

In the 1930s, the U.S. government's Portsmouth Navy Yard built less than two submarines a year, yet in 1944 it completed an astonishing 32...

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A BATTLE HISTORY OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY

A Battle History of the Imperial Japanese Navy

by Paul S. Dull

For almost 20 years, more than 200 reels of microfilmed Japanese naval records remained in the custody of the U.S. Naval History Division, virtually...

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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 Magnificent Fight

by Robert J. Cressman

Soon after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese land-based bombers pounded Wake Island, the American advanced base that was key to the U.S. Navy...

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A Prisoner's Duty

by Robert C. Doyle

“No one has studied the American POW experience more thoroughly than Robert C. Doyle, and with this book he has again shown us the beauty and...

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A SPECIAL VALOR

A Special Valor

by Richard Wheeler

If the U.S. Marines gave birth to a legend in the halls of Montezuma in the nineteenth century, they added glorious luster to it with their heroism...

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AGENTS OF INNOVATION

Agents of Innovation

by John T. Kuehn

AGENTS OF INNOVATION has been selected for placement on the “Defense Acquisition Professional Reading List” as determined by the...

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