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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
by James Hornfischer
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There never has been a sports event, perhaps never an event of any kind, that received the attention of so many Americans in so many places around the world.andrdquo; So wrote a reporter on December 2, 1944, about the greatest Army- Navy football game in... (read more)

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In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
by Doug Stanton
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Now available for the first time in trade paperback, the bestselling account of Americas worst naval disasterand of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survived On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed in the South Pacific by a... (read more)

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Japanese Destroyer Captain: Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal, Midway--The Great Naval Battles as Seen Through Japanese Eyes
Japanese Destroyer Captain: Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal, Midway--The Great Naval Battles as Seen Through Japanese Eyes
by Tameichi Hara
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Japanese Destroyer Captain is a highly regarded war memoir that was a best seller in both Japan and the United States during the 1960s. The work has long been treasured by World War II buffs and professional historians for its insights into the Japanese... (read more)

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Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors
Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR's Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of Her Survivors
by James Hornfischer
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The author of "The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors" chronicles the untold story of one of World War IIs most celebrated warships, the U.S.S. "Houston," and the survivors who were captured and made slaves on Japans infamous Burma-Thailand Death Railway.... (read more)

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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
by Ian W Toll
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On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Six months later, in a sea fight north of the tiny atoll of Midway, four Japanese aircraft carriers... (read more)

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Lucky Lady: The World War II Heroics of the USS Santa Fe and Franklin
Lucky Lady: The World War II Heroics of the USS Santa Fe and Franklin
by Steve Jackson
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"Lucky Lady" recreates the legendary World War II careers of the "Franklin"--the most decorated naval vessel of the war--and the "Santa Fe"--unparalleled in frontline service and avoiding casualties--through the eyes of the men on board.... (read more)

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Joe Rochefort's War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway
Joe Rochefort's War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway
by Elliot Carlson
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Elliot Carlson's award-winning biography of Capt. Joe Rochefort is the first to be written about the officer who headed Station Hypo, the U.S. Navy's signals monitoring and cryptographic intelligence unit at Pearl Harbor, and who broke the Japanese navy... (read more)

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Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Island
Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Island
by Robert D Ballard
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Published in the 60th anniversary year of the infamous bombing of Pearl Harbor, Graveyards of the Pacific is Dr. Robert Ballard?s compelling survey of the major WWII Pacific battlefields and graveyards, including Midway, Guadalcanal, and Truk Lagoon... (read more)

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The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan
The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan
by James Scott
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“Beautifully researched and masterfully told” (Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from the Deep), this is the riveting story of the heroic and tragic US submarine force that helped win World War II in the Pacific... (read more)

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Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
by James D Hornfischer
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The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been heralded as a Marine victory. Now, with his powerful portrait of the Navy’s sacrifice, James D. Hornfischer tells for the first time the full story of the men who fought in destroyers, cruisers, and... (read more)

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Miracle at Midway
Miracle at Midway
by Gordon W Prange
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Here is the definitive history of the battle of Midway, an American victory that marked the turning point of the war in the Pacific during World War II. Told with the same stylistic flair and attention to detail as the bestselling At Dawn We Slept... (read more)

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Clear the Bridge
Clear the Bridge
by Richard Okane
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No Ordinary Joes: The Extraordinary True Story of Four Submariners in World War II
No Ordinary Joes: The Extraordinary True Story of Four Submariners in World War II
by Larry Colton
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On April 23, 1943, the seventy-man crew of the USS Grenadier scrambled to save their submarine—and themselves—after a Japanese aerial torpedo sent it crashing to the ocean floor. Miraculously, the men were able to bring the sub back to the... (read more)

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Presumed Lost: The Incredible Ordeal of America's Submarine POWs During the Pacific War
Presumed Lost: The Incredible Ordeal of America's Submarine POWs During the Pacific War
by Stephen L Moore
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When submarines failed to return to port from patrol, they were officially listed by the Navy as overdue and presumed lost. Loved ones were notified by the War Department that their siblings, spouses, and sons were missing in action and presumed lost... (read more)

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Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'em: The Mysterious Loss of the WWII Submarine USS Gudgeon
Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'em: The Mysterious Loss of the WWII Submarine USS Gudgeon
by Mike Ostlund
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Revised and fully updated, the stirring and authoritative account of one of World War IIs most highly decorated submarines On April 7, 1944, the battle-hardened USS Gudgeon (SS-211) slowly pulled away from tiny Johnston Island, slipping beneath the waves... (read more)

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Cassell's Fields of Battle: Midway
Cassell's Fields of Battle: Midway
by Hugh Bicheno
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Before Midway, the force of the Imperial Japanese Navy was almost unchallenged in the Pacific. This titanic naval battle was to turn the situation around, and give control to the US Navy, only six months after their appalling losses at Pearl Harbor - a... (read more)

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Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941-1945
Sea of Thunder: Four Commanders and the Last Great Naval Campaign, 1941-1945
by Evan Thomas
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Drawing on oral histories, diaries, correspondence, postwar testimony from both American and Japanese participants, and interviews with survivors, Thomas provides this riveting account of the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944, the culminating battle of the... (read more)

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Abandon Ship!: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
Abandon Ship!: The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
by Richard F Newcomb
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Sailing across the Pacific, the battle-scarred heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis had just delivered a secret cargo that would trigger the end of World War II. Heading westward, she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. In twelve minutes, some 300 men went... (read more)

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Shattered Sword (07 Edition)
Shattered Sword (07 Edition)
by Parshall
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Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, for the first time since Gordon W. Prange's bestselling Miracle at Midway, Jonathan Parshall and Anthony... (read more)

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Clash of the Carriers: The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II
Clash of the Carriers: The True Story of the Marianas Turkey Shoot of World War II
by Barrett Tillman
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Provides an in-depth account of the June 1944 clash near the Marianas Islands between the American and Japanese carrier fleets, a confrontation that became the most spectacular aircraft carrier battle in history, drawing on numerous interviews with... (read more)

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