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The Autobiography of Commodore Charles Morris, USN
by Charles Morris, Frederick C. Leiner (Introduction)
(Hardcover)

The Boats of Men-of-War: Revised Edition
by W. E. May, et al
(Hardcover)

Brown Water, Black Berets: Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam (Bluejacket Paperback Series)
by Thomas J. Cutler
(Paperback)

Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea
by Barrett Tillman
(Paperback)

The Big E: The Story of the USS Enterprise
by Edward Peary Stafford
(Paperback)

Combat Fleets of the World 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems
by A. D. Baker (Editor), United States Naval Institute
(Hardcover)

British Naval Aircraft Since 1912
by Owen Thetford
Listed under Military Aircraft

Beside Me Still: A Memoir of Love and Loss in World War II
by Elizabeth R. P. Shaw
(Hardcover)

Colder Than Hell: A Marine Rifle Company at Chosin Reservoir (Bluejacket Paperback Book Series)
by Joseph R. Owen
Listed under Korean War

CSS Alabama: Anatomy of a Confederate Raider
by Andrew Bowcock
Listed under Civil War at Sea

Cold War at Sea: High-Seas Confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union
by David F. Winkler
(Hardcover)

Deadly Winter: The Life of Sir John Franklin
by Martyn Beardsley 
Despite the fact that Sir John Franklin's name is in the forefront of the surging interest in polar exploration, this is the first full biography written in twenty years about the British adventurer who disappeared with his men in the Arctic in 1845. This book examines Franklin's incident-filled and sometimes contentious career as an explorer, including theories old and new regarding his final Northwest Passage expedition, and questions about his first overland expedition, where many of his men died from the cold and starvation. In addition, the author recounts Franklin's naval career that included service with Nelson at Copenhagen and Trafalgar and joining the great navigator Matthew Flinders on the first circumnavigation of Australia. Nor is Franklin's stormy service as governor of Tasmania overlooked. Complimenting the epic side of his life as an explorer is a portrait of his personal life, based on the rich correspondence and diaries of his two wives, including efforts to pressure the Navy to find the missing husband. The engrossing work is sure to be enjoyed by all exploration enthusiasts. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 256 pages (May 9, )
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557501793

Destroyers of World War Two : An International Encyclopedia
by M. J. Whitley
Listed under Destroyers

The First, the Few, the Forgotten: Navy and Marine Corps Women in World War I
by Jean Ebbert, Marie-Beth Hall
Listed under Women at War

Fips: Legendary U-Boat Commander
by Werner Furbringer, Geoffrey Brooks (Translator)
Listed under U-Boats

First U-Boat Flotilla
by Lawrence Paterson
Listed under U-Boats

Flawed Victory: Jutland, 1916
by Keith Yates
(Hardcover)

Evolving Military Justice
by Eugene R. Fidell (Editor), Dwight Hall Sullivan (Editor)
(Hardcover)

Fields of Fire (Bluejacket Books)
by James H. Webb
Listed under Vietnam War

Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of 1812 and its Aftermath
by Barry M. Gough
(Hardcover)

Fight for the Air: Allied Air Battles in World War II
by John Frayn Turner
(Hardcover)

Fleet Tactics and Coastal Combat
by Wayne P., Jr Hughes
Listed under Military Strategy

Nelson's Navy : The Ships, Men and Organization, 1793-1815
by Brian Lavery 
(Hardcover)

Most Secret and Confidential: Intelligence in the Age of Nelson
by Steven E. Maffeo
(Hardcover)

The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon, GCB
by Bryan Perrett
(Paperback)

Trincomalee: The Last of Nelson's Frigates
by Andrew Lambert
(Hardcover)

Sea Life in Nelson's Time
by John Masefield
(Hardcover)
 

The Penobscot Expedition: Commodore Saltonstall and the Massachusetts Conspiracy of 1779
by George E. Buker
As the largest American naval fleet assembled during the Revolutionary War, the vessels comprising the Penobscot expedition were expected to swiftly defeat the British at Fort George on Maine's Penobscot Bay. During the ensuing battle, however, the armada took a dramatic turn toward the disastrous and some forty ships were lost. The result was a defeat the magnitude of which would not be seen again until Pearl Harbor. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 200 pages (March 12, )
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557502129
 
HMS Victory : Her Construction, Career, and Restoration
by Alan McGowan, John McKay (Illustrator)
(Hardcover)

The $5 Billion Misunderstanding: The Collapse of the Navy's A-12 Stealth Bomber Program
by James Perry Stevenson
(Hardcover)

Sailing Warships of the U.S. Navy
by Donald L. Canney
(Hardcover)

Medicine Under Sail
by Zachary Friedenberg
(Hardcover)

Jolly Roger With an Uzi : The Rise and Threat of Modern Piracy
by Jack A. Gottschalk, et al
(Hardcover)
 

Jack Nastyface: Memoirs of an English Seaman
by William Robinson
William Robinson used a pseudonym in 1836 to publish his now-famous memoir, knowing his all-too-realistic description of life on the lower decks would create a scandal. But he hoped it also would provoke changes in the practices of impressment and unfair punishment of sailors. Writing from the point of view of the ordinary Jack Tar in Nelson's Navy, he described the press gangs, floggings, keel-haulings, poor food, long watches, and bloody battles that were routine, as well as the relief found in drinking grog. Such vivid accounts of forecastle adventures were rare in the literature of the day--and remain rare today. Robinson himself fought at Trafalgar in 1805 and took part in many other events in the long war against Napoleon. His revelations about the brutal conditions of everyday shipboard life in the classical Age of Sail--an era that nevertheless managed to produce some of England's finest seamen and most famous victories--provide a valuable record of the seaman's experience. This edition is illustrated with the work of caricaturist George Cruikshank, a contemporary of Robinson's well known for his sketches of nautical life, and an introduction by the noted Nelson scholar Oliver Warner. Originally published under the title Nautical Economy by Jack Nastyface, a hardcover edition of the memoir with the current title was published by the Naval Institute Press in 1973.
Paperback - 160 pages (March 12, )
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557500118
 
German Light Cruisers of World War II: Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leipzig, Nurnberg
by Gerhard Koop, Klaus-Peter Schmolke
Listed under Cruisers

The Second-Luckiest Pilot: Adventures in Military Aviation
by D. K. Tooker
(Hardcover)

Pocket Battleships of the Deutschland Class
by Gerhard Koop, et al
(Hardcover)
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The Ship that Held the Line: The USS Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War
by Lisle Abbott Rose
Listed under Destroyers

She's Just Another Navy Pilot: An Aviator's Sea Journal
by Loree Draude Hirschman, Dave Hirschman (Contributor)
Listed under Women in Aviation

Lady in the Navy: A Personal Reminiscence (Bluejacket Books)
by Joy Bright Hancock, Arthur W. Radford
Listed under US Navy

Honor, Courage, Commitment: Navy Boot Camp
by J. F. Leahy 
(Hardcover)

Navy Spouse's Guide
by Stavridis Laura Hall, Laura Hall Stavridis
(Paperback)

The Japanese Submarine Force and World War II
by Carl Boyd, Akihiko Yoshida
Listed under WWII Submarines

Hitler's U-Boat Bases
by Jak P. Mallmann Showell
(Hardcover)

The Royal Marines: A History
by Richard Brooks
Listed under British Army

Licensed to Spy: With the Top Secret Military Liaison Mission in East Germany
by John A. Fahey 
(Hardcover)

Naval Shipbuilders of the World: From the Age of Sail to the Present Day
by Robert J. Winklareth
Listed under Warships

The Naval War in the Mediterranean 1940-1943
by Jack Greene, Alessandro Massignani
Listed under Warships

The Naval War of 1812
by Robert Gardiner (Editor), National Maritime Museum
This volume illustrates all naval facets of the War of 1812 with contemporary sources from the British Maritime Museum and the archives of North America. It also includes a wealth of eyewitness material from diaries, journals, and sketchbooks of participants. Amazon.com
Listed under The War of 1812

Lords of the Lake : The Naval War on Lake Ontario, 1812-1814
by Robert Malcomson
Based almost exclusively on primary sources and impeccable in its scholarship, this heavily illustrated book is the first full-length study of the battle during the War of 1812. The absorbing narrative features not only sea battles and raids, but shipwrecks, chases, and blockades, as well as the treacheries of egotists and the bravery of heroes. The Publisher
Listed under The War of 1812

South Pacific Destroyer : The Battle for the Solomons from Savo Island to Vella Gulf
by Russell Sydnor Crenshaw
Listed under Destroyers

Inchon to Wonsan : From the Deck of a Destroyer in the Korean War
by James Edwin Alexander
Listed under Destroyers

The Kellys: British J, K and N Class Destroyers of World War II
by Christopher Langtree
Listed under Destroyers

Sea Warfare (Classics of Naval Literature)
by Rudyard Kipling, Herbert Gilliland (Introduction)
(Hardcover)

A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813 (Bluejacket Paperback Series)
by David Curtis Skaggs, et al
Listed under The War of 1812

The Last Kilometer: Marching to Victory in Europe with the Big Red One, 1944-1945
by A. Preston Price
(Hardcover)

Waves of Hate: Naval Atrocities of the Second World War
by Tony Bridgland
(Hardcover)

The World's Worst Warships: The Failures and Repercussions of Naval Design and Construction, 1860-2000
by Antony Preston
Listed under Warships

Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China (Bluejacket Paperback Series)
by Kemp Tolley, Victor H. Krulak
Paperback - 364 pages (May 15, )
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557508836
 
 

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