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Submarines & Military Related

Paperback, William Tuohy, 430pages, 4.25 x 7, ISBN: 9780891418894
The story of Medal of Honor winner Richard O'Kane and U. S. submariners in the Pacific War. Relates in detail the astonishing and revolutionary exploits of the Tang and her daring officers and crew.

Paperback, Douglas A. CamPaperbackell, 336pages, 9 x 6 x 0.9, ISBN: 9780762771790
On August 13, 1944, the U.S. submarine Flier struck a mine in the Sulu Sea in the southern Philippines as it steamed along the surface. All but fifteen of the more than eighty-strong crew went down with the vessel. Of those left floating in the dark, eight survived by swimming for...

Paperback, Jim Christley, illust. by Tony Bryan, 48pages, 7.25 X 9.75, ISBN: 9781841768595
A fine examination of the fleet submarines of the U. S. Navy during WWII. Archival photos combine with detailed artwork to bring these fascinating vessels to vivid life. Features detailed cutaways and interior photos.

Paperback, Don Keith, 319pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780451219510
During World War II, the U.S. Navy's submarine service suffered the highest casualty percentage of all the American armed forces, losing one in five submariners. But despite the odds, these underwater warriors accounted for almost 60 percent of Japanese shipping losses, and were a major factor...

Paperback, LARRY COLTON, 416pages, ISBN: 9780307888457
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 surface, only to be captured by the...

Paperback, R. G. Grant, 118pages, 8.8 x 11.8, ISBN: 9781626861558
Nothing seems to capture the imagination of humankind quite like the ability to fly, and just over a hundred years ago, that dream became a reality. Over the last century, planes have progressed in ways that would astound their earliest makers, and flying machines continue to inspire wonder in...

Paperback, Spike Walker, 267pages, 6 x 95, ISBN: 9780312302566
This spellbinding work chronicles a desperate sea rescue off the coast of Alaska and an electrifying look at the U. S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue crews. Map.

Paperback, Edward C. Raymer, ISBN: 9781591147244
The chief diver of the Pearl Harbor salvage operations tells the whole story of the desperate attempts to save crewmembers caught inside their sinking ships On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma, and Utah lie paralysed and burning in the aftermath of the Japanese attack...

Paperback, Angus Konstam, 128pages, 7.5 x 0.4 x 5.1, ISBN: 9781472808691
Ships have been part of military campaigns since the Ancient world, and this expertly illustrated and detailed Spotter's Guide offers a look at the 40 most iconic and recognizable ships throughout history. From the Viking longship through to the powerful modern aircraft carriers, and from the...

Paperback, Peter Sasgen, ISBN: 9780451234858
By 1945, the U.S. Navy's submarine force in the Pacific had sunk over a thousand enemy cargo ships and tankers supplying the food, weapons, and oil Japan needed to continue to fight. Yet this once mighty merchant fleet continued to thrive in the Sea of Japan, where, protected from American...

Paperback, Alex Kershaw, 270pages, 5.75 x 8.75, ISBN: 9780306817908
In The Early Morning Hours Of October 24, 1944, the legendary U.S. Navy submarine Tang was hit by one of its own faulty torpedoes. The survivors of the explosion struggled to stay alive one hundred and eighty feet beneath the surface, while the Japanese dropped deadly depth charges from above....

Paperback, Gannon McHale, 208pages, 9 x 6, ISBN: 9781591145431
The incredible fetes of the Navy’s stealth boat USS  Sturgeon  (SSN637) come to life in this insightful chronicle of the three years McHale spent in the Silent Service.”  — Carl LaVO,  author of  The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary life of...

Paperback, Peter Sasgen, 297pages, 8.25x8.5, ISBN: 9780312605537
The thrilling untold story of Cold War submarine espionage and an inside look at the U.S. Navy’s “Silent Service” Stalking the Red Bear —for the first time ever—describes the action principally from the perspective of a commanding officer of a  Sturgeon...

Paperback, Edward L. Beach, 354pages, 4.25 x 6.75, ISBN: 9780743487993
THE WAR BENEATH THE WAVES For the World War II submariner, every day was a life-or-death trial: going to sea for months at a time; existing in dank, claustrophobic conditions; enduring long stretches of monotonous silence punctuated by adrenaline-spiked episodes of paralyzing fear and...

Paperback, Homer H. Hickam, Jr, 346pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781557503626
Slaughter at sea—just miles from U.S. soil! In 1942 German U-boats turned the shipping lanes off Cape Hatteras into a sea of death. Cruising up and down the U.S. eastern seaboard, they sank 259 ships, littering the waters with cargo and bodies. As astonished civilians witnessed...

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Paperback, Anthony Newpower, 256pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781591146230
"From the American entry into World War II until September 1943, U.S. submarines experienced an abnormally high number of torpedo failures. These failures resulted from three defects in the primary torpedo of the day, the Mark 14, which had a tendency to run deeper than the set depth, to...

Paperback, Admiral I. J. Galantin (Ret.), 262pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781591142997
On 12 August 1943, on Midway Island, Lt. Cdr. I. J. Galantin took command of the fleet submarine USS Halibut. For the next fourteen months, Galantin and his officers and crew would play their part in the unrelenting attack on Japan's navy and merchant marine. But it was in Luzon Strait in...

Paperback, Mark Roberts, 282pages, 5.25 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780425219522
True tales of life and death as told by those who fought in the briny depths. From the undersea warfare of World War II through the Cold War stand-offs in the deep to the cutting-edge technology of the modern U.S. Navy, submarines have evolved into the front line of our nation's defense at...

Paperback, Mike Ostlund, 544pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780762772827
Revised and fully updated, the stirring and authoritative account of one of World War II’s 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 in one of the most treacherous...

Paperback, Clay Blair, Jr, 1006pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781557502179
With the content of an authoritative reference and the excitement of a thriller, this history of the U.S. submarine war is one of the most informative and entertaining books written on the Pacific campaign. The author, a respected journalist and World War II submariner himself,...

Laser cut steel with Rare Earth magnet. False bronze patina appllied.

Paperback, Martha LaGuardiaKotite, 260pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781599211596
Dramatic, compelling, downright unbelievable accounts of the Coast Guard's often unsung heroes.

Paperback, David Helvarg, 356pages, 5.5 x 8.25, ISBN: 9780312628147
The Extraordinary Story Of The U. S. Coast Guard Since its inception more than 200 years ago, the United States Coast Guard has rescued over 1. 1 million people. Yet, despite having more than fifty thousand active and reserve members, most of us know very little about this often neglected but...

Hardcover, Peter F. Stevens, ISBN: 9781596987678
Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery of the USS Grunion—as well as the U. S. Navy’s shocking cover up of the submarine’s baffling disappearance. Discovered in 2006...
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