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The greatest U.S. Navy stories ever told : unforgettable stories of courage, honor and sacrifice

Author: Iain Martin
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The amazing experiences of Americas proud sailors from the birth of the US Navy to todays operations around the globe From the highly successful "Greatest Stories Ever Told" series--over 150000 in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Martin
ISBN: 1592288596 9781592288595
OCLC Number: 70159581
Description: viii, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Capture of HBM Serapis and Countess of Scarbrough / John Paul Jones --
Proud new frigates / Nathan Miller --
Glory, from A Rage for Glory / James Tertius de Kay --
The Battle of Lake Erie / Cecil Scott Forester --
The USS Constitution / James Fenimore cooper --
From White-Jacket / Herman Melville --
The Merrimack and the Monitor / Captain Van Brunt, USN and Franklin Buchanan, CSN --
Mobile Bay, from Under Both Flags / Capt. H.D. Smith --
The Battle of Manilla Bay, from Autobiography of George Dewey / George Dewey --
From the Terrible Hours / Peter Maas --
Sound general quarters, from At Dawn We Slept / Gordon W. Prange --
The galloping ghost of the Java coast / Com. Walter G. Winslow --
Midway, from How they Won the War in the Pacific / Edwin P. Hoyt --
First blood, from The men of the Gambier Bay / Edwin P. Hoyt --
Hell below, from Take Her Deep! / Adm. IJ. Galantin --
The Capture of U-505 / Radm. Dan V. Gallery --
Kamikases, from The Battle of Okinawa / George Feifer --
In the water: Gulf of Maine, from Due to Enemy Action / Stephen Puleo --
USS Consolation, from Quiet Heroes / Com. Frances Omori --
Nine dragons, from Brown Water, Black Berets / Thomas J. Cutler --
The ballad of WhiteyMack, from Blind Man's Bluff / Sherry Sontag and Christopher Drew --
Becoming a Jedi, from Warrior Soul / Chuch Pfarrer.
Responsibility: [edited by] Iain C. Martin.

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