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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 18.95
In 1972, following the huge success of Run Silent, Run Deep, Edward L. Beach's second novel of submarine warfare was published to great acclaim. Like its predecessor, Dust on the Sea was lauded for its authentic portrayal of what it meant to be a submariner during the desperate years of World War II. Tense, dramatic and rich in technical and tactical... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 18.95
Hailed as heart stopping and almost unbearably suspenseful, Edward L. Beach's third novel is set fifteen years after the end of World War II as the US Navy converts its fleet of conventional submarines to nuclear-powered ships. The book focuses on the USS Cushing, whose sixteen missile silos carry more explosive power than all the munitions used in... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 39.95
As We Recall is the first book of its kind. A collection of reminiscences written by members of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1952, it is a testament to the value of a Naval Academy education. Some stories are of combat in Korea, exploits in space, aerial combat over Vietnam, or development of major weapons systems. Others are stories of life... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 49.95
The book examines the evolution of American naval thinking in the post-Cold War era. It recounts the development of the U.S. Navy?s key strategic documents from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to the release in 2007 of the U.S. Navy?s maritime strategy, A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower. An insightful and penetrating intellectual... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Daniel Gerstein draws on twenty-nine years of experience in the security and defense sectors to address the threat of bioterrorism. He argues that bioterrorism is a very real threat to humankind due to the 21st century?s confluence of globalization, terrorism and biotechnology. Each of these three components of bioterrorism is experiencing unprecedented... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 19.95
Despite incredible political, military, and intelligence risks, and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean in early August 1974. This audacious effort was carried out under the cover of an undersea mining operation sponsored... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 34.95
In the Gray Area builds on Seth Folsom?s earlier award-winning memoir, The Highway War, which described his 2003 command of one of the first Marine light armored reconnaissance battalion companies to march on Baghdad. In February 2008, he was deployed to Iraq again as the leader of a U.S. Marine advisor team embedded with an Iraqi army infantry... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2001; US$ 18.95
On 26 February 1991, cavalry troops of ?Cougar Squadron,? the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, charged out of a sandstorm during Operation Desert Storm and caught Iraq?s Republican Guard Corps in the open desert along the North-South grid line of a military map referred to as the ?73 Easting.? Taken by surprise, the defending Iraqi... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Faithful Warriors is a memoir of World War II in the Pacific by a combat veteran of the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division. Written with award-winning author Steven Weingartner, Ladd?s book chronicles his experiences as a junior officer in some of the fiercest fighting of the war in the Pacific. His recollections and descriptions of life--and... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 42.95
In April 1945 the American 71st Infantry Division exacted the final vestiges of life from the Reich's 6th SS Mountain Division in central Germany. On Easter weekend, the bypassed German division fought to the very end as they were first surrounded and then destroyed as a fighting force. Rusiecki argues that the battle demonstrates that the Wehrmacht?s... more...