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Submarines & Military Related

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...

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Hardcover, Rick Campbell, 400pages, 9.5 x 6.4, ISBN: 9781250039019
The best submarine novel since Tom Clancy’s  The Hunt for Red October .” — Booklist  (starred review) The USS Kentucky—a Trident ballistic missile submarine carrying a full complement of 192 nuclear warheads—is about to go on a routine patrol. Not...

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Paperback, Siegfried Breyer, ISBN: 9780887401831
This is a 48 page volume that includes line drawings, photographs, and charts.

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Paperback, Siegfried Breyer, ISBN: 9780887402906
This book covers the development and use of the battleship Gneisenau during WWII.

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Paperback, Mark Stille, ISBN: 9781849089845
During the Pacific War, arguably the most successful component of the Imperial Japanese Fleet was its destroyer force. These ships were generally larger than their Allied counterparts and were better armed in most cases. Armed with a large, long-range torpedo (eventually called Long Lance by 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...

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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...

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...

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...

This is the chilling yet compelling saga of the evolution of submarine warfare. From its first practical application during WWI to its role as trump card deterrent of WWII, the submarine stands as an almost invulnerable arm of superpower strategy.

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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...

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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