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Battle for the Skies: Story of WWII by the Aviators Who Fought It

Michael Paterson

This volume presents the stories of the heroes of the air war - the German, British and Commonwealth pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain; bomber crews above Europe; the Japanese kamikazes; and the Russia aces of the Eastern front.... (read more)

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Black Sheep One: The Life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington

Bruce Gamble

The first biography of the legendary Marine pilot who commanded the ad hoc squadron of pilots depicted in the NBC television series "Baa Baa Black Sheep, " sets the record straight in this warts-and-all account of a larger than life American hero... (read more)

Iraq War (2003-)
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America's First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq

Steven Clevenger

Even though they were not granted citizenship until 1924, Native Americans have served in all of America's wars. During World War I, 12,000 served and in World War II, 44,000 (out of a total population of 350,000). In 2006, Clevenger, himself of Osage... (read more)

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Mrs Zigzag: The Extraordinary Life of a Secret Agent's Wife

Betty Chapman

When Betty Farmer married double agent Eddie Chapman, Agent Zigzag, she knew her life would never be ordinary. Yet even before her marriage to Eddie, her life involved incendiary bombs, serial killers, film roles and love affairs with flying aces. After... (read more)

Naval History
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Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton: Six Characteristics of High-Performance Teams

Peter Fretwell

Why were the American POWs imprisoned at the "Hanoi Hilton" so resilient in captivity and so successful in their subsequent careers? This book presents six principles practiced within the POW organizational culture that can be used to develop high... (read more)

Naval Picture Books
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The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet: 19th Edition (Naval Institute Guide to the Ships & Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet)

Norman Polman

This updated, 19th edition of The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet meets the high expectations and exacting standards of those who rely on this volume to stay informed and to make related policy, force level... (read more)

Vietnam Experience Series
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Three Tastes of Nuoc Mam: The Brown Water Navy & Visits to Vietnam

Douglas M. Branson

"Branson, the W. Edward Sell Chair of Law at the University of Pittsburgh, shares his changing impressions of Vietnam based on three visits to the country over a period of 46 years. The book is both a memoir of the author's participation in U.S. Navy... (read more)

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Platoon Leader: A Memoir of Command in Combat

James R. Mcdonough

A remarkable memoir of small-unit leadership and the coming of age of a young soldier in combat in Vietnam.' Using a lean style and a sense of pacing drawn from the tautest of novels, McDonough has produced a gripping account of his first command, a U.S.... (read more)

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