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- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 22.99
This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States during the 1960s and has long been treasured by historians for its insights into the Japanese side of the surface war in the Pacific. The author was a survivor of more than one hundred sorties against the Allies and was known throughout Japan as the Unsinkable Captain.... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 34.99
A sailor?s extraordinary experiences on an American submarine in the Pacific are candidly reported in this eyewitness account of war from a torpedoman?s perspective. Robert Hunt managed to survive twelve consecutive war patrols on the submarine USS Tambor . During the course of the war, Hunt was everywhere that mattered in the Pacific. He stood... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 37.99
Covering both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom as two campaigns within a single, if discontinuous, conflict, this book analyzes the strategic interaction between Iraq and the United States from 1990 to 2010 and the key operational decisions that determined the course of the war. The author?s assessment of the long war against Iraq... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2010; US$ 25.99
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$ 21.99
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 2011; US$ 39.99
In August 1943 the Luftwaffe began using radio-controlled anti-ship glide bombs, and within weeks they had sunk one battleship, crippled another, wrecked two cruisers, and destroyed numerous merchant ships. Yet a year later the Germans abandoned their use, defeated in part by electronic systems to jam the radio links that guided the bombs. Drawing... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 34.99
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 2011; US$ 19.99
Despite all that has been written about the April 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the story of John Surrattthe only conspirator who got awayremains 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$ 19.99
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$ 34.99
In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murphy argues that they are the principal victims of the 1994 and 1999 wars with Russia and the present conflict with Islamic jihadists. War forced Chechen women to venture far beyond their traditional roles and advance their human rights, but the current movement championing... more...