Naval History

Naval history is the area of military history concerning war at sea and the subject is also a sub-discipline of the broad field of maritime history.

The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944
The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History
Saving Bravo: The Greatest Rescue Mission in Navy SEAL History
Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War
Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man
The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945
Fatal Thunder (Jerry Mitchell, #5)
The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of the American Revolution
Iron Dawn: The Monitor, the Merrimack, and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History
Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack
A Matter of Honor: Pearl Harbor: Betrayal, Blame, and a Family's Quest for Justice
Tin Can Titans: The Heroic Men and Ships of World War II's Most Decorated Navy Destroyer Squadron
PT 109: JFK's Night of Destiny
Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy
World War II at Sea: A Global History
Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U. S. Navy
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Master and Commander (Aubrey & Maturin, #1)
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
Castles of Steel
The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King—the Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
The Price of Admiralty: The Evolution of Naval Warfare from Trafalgar to Midway
Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942
The Influence Of Sea Power Upon History, 1660 - 1783
The Caine Mutiny
Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
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