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John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy

By: Evan Thomas

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: May 2003

Seller ID: 44677

ISBN: 0743205839

Condition: Used - Good


John Paul Jones, at sea and in the heat of battle, was the great American hero of the Age of Sail. He was to history what Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey and C. S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower are to fiction. Ruthless, indomitable, clever; he vowed to sail, as he put it, "in harm's way." He never flinched or turned back. Evan Thomas's minute-by-minute re-creation of the bloodbath between Jones's "Bonhomme Richard" and the British man-of-war "Serapis" off the coast of England on an autumn night in 1779 is as gripping a sea battle as can be found in any novel.Thomas draws on Jones's wide-rangi... View more info

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The Last Rescue: How Faith and Love Saved a Navy SEAL Sniper

By: Howard Wasdin

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: November 2014

Seller ID: 44678

ISBN: 1595555943

Condition: Used - Good


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The Historical Atlas of the American Revolution

By: Ian Barnes

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Routledge: August 2000

Seller ID: 46343

ISBN: 0415922437

Condition: Used - Good


""The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these states." (from The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776)" By the mid-1700s substantial differences in life, thought, and interests had developed between the British North American Colonies and the mother country. A distinctly American way of life was rapidly developing. In a few years a new nation would be born and the reverberations from the ensuing conflict would be felt throughout the Western world. View more info

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An Illustrated History of the First World War

By: John Keegan

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Knopf: October 2001

Seller ID: 46277

ISBN: 037541259X

Condition: Used - Good


John Keegan's The First World War was everywhere praised, and became the definitive account of the war that created the modern world. The New York Times Book Review acclaimed Keegan as "the best military historian of our day," and the Washington Post called the book "a grand narrative history and] a pleasure to read." Now Keegan gives us a lavishly illustrated history of the war, brilliantly interweaving his narrative--some of it derived from his classic work and some of it new--with a brilliant selection of photograps, paintings, cartoons and posters drawn from archives across Europe and... View more info

Bloody Roads South: The Wilderness to Cold Harbor, May-June 1864

By: Noah Andre Trudeau

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: August 1989

Seller ID: 44755

ISBN: 0316853267

Condition: Used - Good


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Abandon Ship!

By: Richard F Newcomb

Price: $3.95

Publisher: HarperTorch: October 2001

Seller ID: 44901

ISBN: 038081904X

Condition: Used - Good


Sailing across the Pacific, the battle-scarred heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis had just delivered a secret cargo that would trigger the end of World War II. Heading westward, she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. In twelve minutes, some 300 men went down with her. More than 900 others spent four horrific days and five nights in the ocean with no water to drink, savaged by a pitiless sun and swarms of sharks. Incredibly, no one knew they were there until a Navy patrol plane accidentally discovered them. In the end, only 316 crewmen survived.How could this have happened -- and why? This... View more info

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Hubener vs. Hitler: A Biography of Helmuth Hubener, Mormon Teenage Resistance Leader

By: Richard Lloyd Dewey

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Academic Research Foundation: October 2004

Seller ID: 45911

ISBN: 0929753135

Condition: Used - Good


Hubener is the lad who formed the youngest resistance group in Nazi Germany against Adolph Hitler's mad drive for conquest. His story is one of unimaginable courage, undying loyalty, and unshakeable devotion to the ideals of truth and liberty. View more info

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An Illustrated History of the Civil War

By: The Editors of Time-Life

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Time Life Education: November 2000

Seller ID: 46353

ISBN: 073703162X

Condition: Used - Good


From the finest archival collections, more than 1,000 images depicting the everyday lives of soldiers during the Civil War, from harsh realities to baseball tournaments. View more info