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Run Silent Run Deep
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The novel that launched the astonishing career of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers of action and suspense – an acclaimed classic of heroism and the sea in World War II. Now reissued in a new…
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Cold is the Sea (Bluejacket Books)
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Cold Is the Sea followed, in 1978, Edward L. Beach's extraordinarily successful first two novels, easily meeting their high standards. But unlike these earlier World War II novels, this book is set fi…
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The Caine Mutiny
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The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny…
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The Guns of Navarone
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An entire navy had tried to silence the guns of Navarone and failed. Full-scale attacks had been driven back. Now they were sending in just five men, each one a specialist in dealing death.
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Das Boot
4.23 avg. rating
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It is autumn, 1941, and a German U-boat commander and his crew set out on yet another hazardous patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic. Over the coming weeks they must brave the stormy waters of the Atl…
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The Lieutenants (Brotherhood of War, #1)
They were the young ones, the bright ones, the ones with the dreams. From the Nazi-prowled wastes of North Africa to the bloody corridors of Europe, they answered the call gladly. It was their duty, t…
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Battle Cry
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· 8603 Ratings
Battle Cry is the riveting Marine epic by the bestselling author of such classics as Trinity and Exodus.

Originally published in 1953, Leon Uris's Battle Cry is the raw and exciting story of men at war…
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Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage

For decades American submarines have roamed the depths in a dangerous battle for information and advantage in missions known only to a select few. Now, after six years of research, those missions are …

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Thunder Below!: The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II
The thunderous roar of exploding depth charges was a familiar and comforting sound to the crew members of the USS Barb, who frequently found themselves somewhere between enemy fire and Davy Jones's lo…
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The Naked and the Dead
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Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, The Naked and the Dead' is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. Firs…
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Flight of the Intruder (Jake Grafton #1)
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Ice Station Zebra
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Under the Polar Ice-Cap ....

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Tales of the South Pacific
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· 14015 Ratings
Winner of the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
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Clear the Bridge!: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang
Tang carried the war to the enemy with unparalleled ferocity. This is her story as told by her skipper.
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· 7247 Ratings
From Shanghai to Wake Island, the Corps was America's first line of defense as the winds of war exploded into the devastating surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Now, the bestselling author of the acclai…
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The Cruel Sea
4.15 avg. rating
· 5693 Ratings
A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats. First published to …
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The Winds of War (The Henry Family, #1)
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Like no other masterpiece of historical fiction, Herman Wouk's sweeping epic of World War II is the great novel of America's Greatest Generation.

Wouk's spellbinding narrative captures the tide of glob…
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The Good Shepherd
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The Good Shepherd is currently being adapted into a major motion picture, Greyhound, scripted by and starring Tom Hanks, directed by Aaron Schneider, and produced by Gary Goetzman.
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U.S.S. Seawolf: Submarine Raider of the Pacific
Aaaap! Aaaap! The battle-station alarm blared through the boat. Half-naked, their bodies gleaming in the yellow light, the men tumbled out of their bunks. The narrow passageways were suddenly fille…
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One Man Air Force
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Whose Names Are Unknown
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Originally written and slated for publication in 1939, this long-forgotten masterpiece was shelved by Random House when The Grapes of Wrath met with wide acclaim. In the belief that Steinbeck already …
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War and Remembrance (The Henry Family, #2)
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These two classic works capture the tide of world events even as they unfold the compelling tale of a single American family drawn into the very center of the war's maelstrom.

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Topaz
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· 3876 Ratings
On the eve of the Cuban Missile Crisis, American and French intelligence agents are plunged into a maze of Cold War intrigue In Paris, 1962, French intelligence chief André Devereaux and NATO intellig…
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Red Phoenix (Red Phoenix #1)
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Violent riots formented by foreign agents are breaking out in South Korea. Seizing the opportunity, North Korea launches a lightning invasion, with heavy Soviet support, whose aim is to unite North an…
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Pacific on Fire: Breathtaking Fighter Action Over Japan
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Ghosts of Bungo Suido (World War II Navy, #2)
A thrilling WWII adventure set in a submarine in the Pacific, by the Boyd Award-winning author of Pacific Glory
In late 1944, America's naval forces face what seems an insurmountable threat from Ja…
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Currahee!: A Screaming Eagle at Normandy
The title represents the battle cry and motto of the famous Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Regiment as they parachuted into Normandy in World War II. This story, told by a man who was there, w…
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Joe Foss Flying Marine: The Story of his Flying Circus
Joe Foss was one of the deadliest Marines to ever sit in the cockpit of a fighter aircraft.

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The Nugget
4.43 avg. rating
· 231 Ratings
A novice naval aviator grows into a hero in this gripping and authentic World War II adventure by master storyteller P. T. Deutermann

Lieutenant Bobby Steele, USN, is a fresh-faced and eager naval avia…
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