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Admirals of the New Steel Navy : Makers of the American Naval Tradition, 1880-1930
James C. Bradford
Hardcover, 427 pages
United States Naval Inst. May 1990 ISBN: 0870210033

Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke: The Story of a Fighting Sailor
by Ken Jones, Hubert, Jr Kelley
United States Naval Inst.
Paperback - 232 pages (March )

The Amphibians Are Coming! : Emergence of the 'Gator Navy and Its Revolutionary Landing Craft
by William L. McGee, John A. Lorelli
(Paperback)

Battlestations : American Warships of WWII
by Nicholas A. Veronico, Armand H. Veronico
Hardcover - 168 pages (November )
Motorbooks International; ISBN: 076030954X

The Barque of Saviors: Eagle's Passage from the Nazi Navy to the U.S. Coast Guard
by Russell Drumm
Listed under US Coast Guard

Battleship and Cruiser Aircraft of the United States Navy 1910-1949
by William T Larkins
(Hardcover)

Bluejacket Admiral: The Navy Career of Chick Hayward
by John T. Hayward, C. W. Borklund
Vice Adm. John T. "Chick" Hayward's long and colorful career spanned the decades from naval aviation's infancy to the dawn of the jet age. He was one of those rare people who was eminently successful yet humanly colorful, a high school dropout who became a nuclear physicist. The story of his role in the development of the atomic bomb and his interaction with the other Los Alamos scientists is justification enough for a biography, but Hayward's contributions to the twentieth-century U.S. Navy go significantly beyond that period. Hayward saw combat in World War II and participated in the Korean War and Cuban missile crisis, and helped make many of the decisions that shaped the present-day navy. Amazon.com
Hardcover - 352 pages (August 1, )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557501890

The Bluejacket's Manual
by Thomas J. Cutler, Jim Herdt
Listed under Naval Guides

Brave Ship Brave Men (Blue Jacket Books)
by Arnold S. Lott
Primarily the story of the minelayer USS AARON WARD which survived 6 kamikaze strikes in 1945, during the assault on Okinawa. Dropbears.com
Paperback Rpt edition (April )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557505233

Experiment in Survival
by George Sigler
This is a book describing a survival expedition of two U.S. navy pilots who sailed a rubber raft across the Pacific testing new survival techniques. The story is both a story of adventure, and one giving details of what it takes to survive in the open ocean.The two pilots departed San Francisco with no water and six pounds of food arriving in Hawaii 56 days later. Both had dropped in weight from 186lb to 128lb. It was only at the end of the trip that the Navy acknowledged they were "an official navy project". Amazon.com
Paperback: 200 pages
Vero Technical Support; ISBN: 097111000X; (May 11, )

Crommelin's Thunderbirds : Air Group 12 Strikes the Heart of Japan
by Roy W. Bruce, et al
(Hardcover)

Civil War Navies, 1855-1883 (U.S. Navy Warship Series)
by Paul H. Silverstone
Listed under Civil War at Sea

Devil Boats : The PT War Against Japan
by William B. Breuer
Listed under PT Boats

History of United States Naval Operations in World War II 15 Volume Set
by Samuel Eliot Morison
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Hardcover

Improbable Warriors : Women Scientists and the U.S. Navy in World War II
by Kathleen Broome Williams
The naval careers of four US women scientists in WWII
Hardcover: 288 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557509611;

Lady in the Navy: A Personal Reminiscence (Bluejacket Books)
by Joy Bright Hancock, Arthur W. Radford
Paperback: 304 pages
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557503990; (April 9, )

Noumea
by Wil Biddy
A US Navy Supply Ship in the Pacific War - Listed Here

Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet (17th Ed)
by Norman Polmar
Hardcover - 592 pages 17th edition (April )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557506566
 

The Navy
by W. J. Holland (Editor), Naval Historical Foundation
225 years of history of the US Navy
Honor, courage, and commitment are more than just words to those who serve the nation as sailors in the United States Navy; they are core values. Written by an outstanding team of historians, authors, experts, and distinguished retired naval officers, The Navy is a riveting account of the U.S. Navy experience. Essays focus on naval history, today's fleet, ships and weapons, and the people who make it happen. Full-color and vintage photography, portraits, recruiting posters, and historically inspired paintings accompany the text. Past and present sailors, their families and friends, and the countless others who have been inspired by the exploits of the U.S. Navy are sure to cherish this handsome volume.
Hugh Lauter Levin Associates
Hardcover - 360 pages (October 30, )
 
The Old Steam Navy : Frigates, Sloops, and Gunboats, 1815-1885 Vol 1
Donald L. Canney 
Hardcover: 288 pages
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 0870210041; (August 1990)

On Seas of Glory : Heroic Men, Great Ships, and Epic Battles of the American Navy
by John F. Lehman
Free Press
Hardcover - 432 pages (October 9, )

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

Nuclear Weapons and Aircraft Carriers : How the Bomb Saved Naval Aviation
by Jerry Miller
(Hardcover)

PC Patrol Craft of World War II
by William J. Ph.D. Veigele, et al
Hardcover: 400 pages
Astral Publishing Co.; ISBN: 0964586711; 1 edition (March 15, )

The Philadelphia Navy Yard : From the Birth of the U.S. Navy to the Nuclear Age
(Barra Foundation Book)
by Jeffery M. Dorwart, Jean K. Wolf (Contributor)
University of Pennsylvania Press Hardcover - 320 pages (December )

PT Boats at War : World War II to Vietnam
by Norman Polmar, Samuel Loring Morison
Listed under PT Boats

Top Hook
by Gordon Kent
(Hardcover)

Rebel Raiders : The Astonishing History of the Confedracy's Secret Navy
by James T. Dekay, James Tertius de Kay 
(Hardcover)

Sailing Warships of the US Navy
by Donald L. Canney 
Hardcover: 224 pages
Naval Institute Press; ISBN: 1557509905; (February 1, )

Ships for Victory : A History of Shipbuilding Under the U.S. Maritime Commission in World War II
by Frederic Chapin Lane
"Tells the story of the gigantic task accomplished by American shipyards during World War II . . . This important book shows how the development of streamlined methods of construction made possible standards of production which would have seemed fantastic only a few years before."—Publishers Weekly 
Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Paperback - 944 pages (December )

The Treaty Navy : The Story of the US Naval Service Between the World Wars
by James W., Jr. Hammond
(Paperback)
 

The Two-Ocean War : A Short History of the United States Navy in the Second World War
by Samuel Eliot Morison
Hardcover - 640 pages (November )
Budget Book Service; ISBN: 1578660033
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U.S. Amphibious Ships and Craft : An Illustrated Design History
by Norman Friedman
Hardcover - 420 pages (December 15, )
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 1557502501

US Naval Aviation 1946-1999
by Martin W. Bowman
(Hardcover)

U.S. Small Combatants, Including PT-Boats,  Subchasers, and the Brown-Water Navy : An Illustrated Design History
by Norman Friedman
Hardcover (December 1987)
United States Naval Inst.; ISBN: 0870217135

United States Navy Diving Manual, Revision 4, Including March 2001 Change A (over 400 new or revised pages)
(CD-ROM)
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Under Ice : Waldo Lyon and the Development of the Arctic Submarine (Texas A&m University Military History Series, No 62)
by William M. Leary, John H. Nicholson
(Hardcover)

U.S. Small Combatants, Including Pt-Boats, Subchasers, and the Brown-Water Navy : An Illustrated Design History
by Norman Friedman
(Hardcover - December 1987)
 

USS Los Angeles: Cold War Sentinel
USS Los Angeles: Cold War Sentinel
by Harvey M. Beigel, Pictorial Histories
Paperback from Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. Inc.
 
USS Olympia: Herald of Empire
USS Olympia: Herald of Empire
by B. Franklin Cooling
Book Description:
Until now there has never been a complete ship's biography of the sole survivor of America's new steel navy, USS Olympia. Part of a congressionally-mandated program to build a modern fleet prior to the turn of the twentieth century, the protected cruiser became famous as Admiral George Dewey's flagship at the Battle of Manila Bay in 1898 during the Spanish-American War and later returned the body of the Unknown Soldier from France after World War I. Today, the Olympia displays her traditional garb of "buff and white" as a naval shrine at Penn's Landing on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is her story, told by a military historian who served as curator of the Olympia Association while earning his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. 
B.F. Cooling presents a flesh and steel history of the pivotal warship that transitioned the eras of commerce raiding and battle fleet confrontation in naval warfare. To portray the life and times of this famous ship, he describes the captains who manned her bridge, the admirals who strode her decks, and the "swabbies" who labored behind the guns and in the infernos of fire-room and coal-passing details below decks. From her conceptual beginnings on drawing boards in Washington, through her construction by the Union Iron works of San Francisco, to her maiden voyage to the Far East and her moment in the sun at Manila Bay, Cooling gives readers a vivid picture of this "Queen of the Pacific" and pride of the fleet. But, fame was fleeting, and through the years Olympia has battled against age, scrapping, and the advent of big-gun battleships. Finally in 1954, a veteran's preservation group brought her out of retirement and began to restore her greatness. With this landmark study, the once shamefully neglected cruiser regains her position at the head of the battle line of America's historic ships. 
Hardcover from Naval Institute Press
 
When Computers Went to Sea : The Digitization of the United States Navy
by David L. Boslaugh
(Paperback)
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Naval Warfare : Courage and Combat on the Water
John C. Wideman
A thorough and engaging account of the American Civil War as it was played out on the high seas and along the major rivers of the United States. Every important battle in which naval power played a part is discussed in detail, along with such innovations as the construction of ironclad warships, the development of combined operations involving both sea and land forces, and the deployment of a (barely) working submarine.
Hardcover
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