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- 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 2010; US$ 19.95
Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy, commander of Navy SEAL Team 10, posthumously received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on 28 June 2005 during a fierce battle with Taliban fighters in the remote mountains of eastern Afghanistan. Michael was the first recipient of the nation?s highest military honor as a result of U.S. involvement... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Shot from the Sky is about one of the great, dark secrets of World War II: Neutral Switzerland shot down U.S. aircraft entering Swiss airspace and imprisoned the survivors in internment camps, detaining more than a thousand American flyers between 1943 and the war?s end. While conditions at the camps were adequate and humane for internees who obeyed... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 32.95
From unpromising beginnings in March 1942, the submarine base at Fremantle became a vital part of the Allied offensive against Japan. Pushed back from the Philippines and the Netherlands East Indies, American submariners, accompanied by small numbers of Dutch, retreated to Fremantle on the remote west coast of Australia as a port of last resort. Far... 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$ 19.95
Despite all that has been written about the April 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the story of John Surratt—the only conspirator who got away—remains untold and largely unknown. The capture and shooting of John Wilkes Booth twelve days after he shot Lincoln is a well-known and well-covered story. The fate of the eight other accomplices... 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$ 36.95
Dino A. Brugioni, author of the best-selling account of the Cuban Missile crisis, Eyeball to Eyeball , draws on his long CIA career as one of the world's premier experts on aerial reconnaissance to provide the inside story of President Dwight D. Eisenhower?s efforts to use spy planes and satellites to gather military intelligence. He reveals Eisenhower... 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...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 34.95
A hastily conceived joint operation to recover the American container ship, Mayaguez, and her crew that had been seized by the Khmer Rouge off the Cambodian coast in 1975 was plagued by inaccurate intelligence and a micro-managed command structure that extended to the Oval Office. This book focuses on the 200 Marines, fresh out of boot camp, sent... more...