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DVD, ISBN: 97278004205
Hook Down, Wheels Down: Featuring Naval Aces at their finest including the Langely, Saratoga, Lexington, Enterprize, Wasp, Hornet, Ranger and their fighting aircraft the Wildcat, Dauntless, Avenger and the Hellcat. Seapower - Plymouth Rock To Polaris: American seapower from the creaking decks of...

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,...

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...

Paperback, William T. Nelson, 180pages, ISBN: 9789997184313
How they built submarines in Wisconsin, floated them down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico and sent them off to illustrious careers in WWII. The shipyard in Manitowoc garnered a reputation for building the finest of subs. Photos.

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...

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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, 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...

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CD, 5.9 x 5.1 x 1.5, ISBN: 9781611743906
The United States experienced its most harrowing military disaster of World War II not in 1941 at Pearl Harbor, but rather in the period from 1942 to 1943, in the frigid North Atlantic and American coastal waters from Newfoundland to the Caribbean. Nearly seven decades after the event, the...

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...

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, 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, 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, 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...

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Paperback, Marcus Luttrell with Patrickrobinson, 392pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780316067607
Four U. S. Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission. Five days later, only one of those Navy SEALS--Luttrell--made it out alive. Four U. S. Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July, 2005 for the...

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

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, 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, 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...

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, 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...

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Featuring three programs. Pacific Firepower: 25 days of hell to take Saipan. Guam took 17 days of straight air attacks and bombing, paving the way for our massive anphib landings. The Battle Of Rabaul: Having taken Guadalcanal and Papua, New Guinea we planned a major encirclement of New Britain....

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...
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