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Death of the USS Thresher

The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster

On the morning of April 10, 1963, the world's most advanced submarine was on a test dive off the New England coast when she sent a message to a support ship a thousand feet above her on the surface:. . . EXPERIENCING MINOR PROBLEM . . . HAV...

ISBN: 9781592283927 Pub Date: 04/01/2004 Price: $14.95  
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Devil's Causeway

The True Story Of America's First Prisoners Of War In The Philippines, And The Heroic Expedition Sent To Their Rescue

In 1899, a naval officer’s reckless grasp for glory triggered a real American Heart of Darkness—a rebel ambush, America’s first prisoners of war in the Philippines, their forced march through triple-canopy jungle and behin...

ISBN: 9780762780297 Pub Date: 09/18/2012 Price: $26.95  
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Flying Tiger

The True Story Of General Claire Chennault And The U.S. 14Th Air Force In China

When a sickly, half-deaf, forty-seven-year-old retired U.S. Army Air Corps captain went to China in 1937 to survey Chiang Kai-shek’s Chinese Air Force, little did the world know this would be the man to stem the Japanese tide in the F...

ISBN: 9780762772834 Pub Date: 12/20/2011 Price: $18.95  
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Greatest U.S. Army Stories Ever Told

Unforgettable Stories Of Courage, Honor, And Sacrifice

Since the United States Army’s inception by an act of Congress on June 14, 1775, its remarkable service members have engaged in almost every one of the most important turning points in our nation’s history. In The Greatest U.S. Army Sto...

ISBN: 9781592288588 Pub Date: 05/01/2006 Price: $24.95  
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Greatest U.S. Marine Corps Stories Ever Told

Unforgettable Stories Of Courage, Honor, And Sacrifice

THE FEW, THE PROUD, THE BRAVE On Friday, November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress approved a resolution for the organization of the Corps, creating what would become the hallowed few, the proud--the Marines. Since then, the men and women...

ISBN: 9781599210179 Pub Date: 08/01/2007 Price: $16.95  
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Grey Seas Under

The Perilous Rescue Mission Of A N.A. Salvage Tug

In The Grey Seas Under, Farley Mowat writes passionately of the courage of men and of the small oceangoing tug Foundation Franklin. From 1930 until her final voyage in 1948, the stalwart tug's dangerous job was to rescue sinking ships, firs...

ISBN: 9781585742400 Pub Date: 04/01/2001 Price: $18.95  
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Long Rifle

A Sniper's Story In Iraq And Afghanistan

A legendary American marksman tells his story He could only watch as fires raged in the ruins of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. But on that day, standing in lower Manhattan, former U.S. Army Ranger Joe LeBleu knew what he had...

ISBN: 9781599214405 Pub Date: 11/25/2008 Price: $16.95  
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Miracle at Belleau Wood

The Birth Of The Modern U.S. Marine Corps

"Axelrod is one of America's great military historians. He’s done it this time with riveting non-stop action that reads like the best of Hemingway’s frontline reports plus the Marine Corps novels of W. E. B. Griffin. Axelrod pushes you ...

ISBN: 9780762761302 Pub Date: 10/05/2010 Price: $18.95  
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Sea Cobra

Admiral Halsey's Task Force And The Great Pacific Typhoon

The Greatest Generation meets The Perfect Storm in this riveting account of one of the most devastating episodes in the Pacific during World War II. In the final year of the Second World War, as the United States Navy fought Japanese forces...

ISBN: 9781592289783 Pub Date: 03/01/2007 Price: $24.95  
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Sledge Patrol

A Wwii Epic Of Escape, Survival, And Victory

In 1943, a group of brave Danish and Norwegian hunters carried out one of the most dramatic operations of World War II. Using dogsleds to patrol a stark 500-mile stretch of the Greenland coast, their wartime mission was to guard against Naz...

ISBN: 9781599213224 Pub Date: 06/25/2008 Price: $16.95  
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