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World War II-Biography

Adams, Henry H. Witness to Power: The Life of Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1985. 391 pp.

Breuer, William B. Sea Wolf: A Biography of John D. Bulkeley. Novato, Calif.: Presidio, 1989. 318 pp.

Buell, Thomas B. Master of Sea Power: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980. 609 pp.

-----. The Quiet Warrior: A Biography of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance. Boston: Little, Brown, 1974. 486 pp.

Clark, Joseph J., and Clark G. Reynolds. Carrier Admiral. New York: McKay, 1967. 333 pp.

Davenport, Roy M. Clean Sweep. lst ed. New York: Vantage Press. 1986. 243 pp.

Donovan, Robert J. PT-109: John F. Kennedy in World War II. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. 247 pp.

Driskill, Frank A., and Dede W. Casad. Chester W. Nimitz, Admiral of the Hills. Austin, Tex.: Eakin Press, 1983. 298 pp.

Dyer, George C. The Amphibians Came to Conquer: The Story of Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner. Washington: Naval History Division, 1972. 2 vols.

Enright, Joseph F., and James W. Ryan. Shinano! New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987. 250 pp.

Fahey, James J. Pacific War Diary, 1942-1945. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1963. 404 pp.

Forrestel, Emmet P. Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, USN: A Study in Command. Washington: GPO, 1966. 275 pp.

Galantin, I. J. Take Her Deep!: A Submarine Against Japan in World War II. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1987. 262 pp.

Gallery, Daniel V. Eight Bells, and All's Well. New York: Norton, 1965. 308 pp.

Godson, Susan H. Viking of Assault: Admiral John Lesslie Hall, Jr., and Amphibious Warfare. Washington: University Press of America, 1982. 238 pp.

Halsey, William F., and J. Bryan. Admiral Halsey's Story. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1947. 310 pp. (Reprinted 1976 by DaCapo).

Hoyt, Edwin P. Yamamoto: The Man Who Planned Pearl Harbor. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990. 271 pp.

Jackson, Donald. Torokina: A Wartime Memoir, 1941-1945. Ames: Iowa State Univ. Press, 1989. 140 pp.

Jones, Ken. Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke: The Story of a Fighting Sailor. Philadelphia: Chilton, 1962. 203 pp.

-----. Destroyer Squadron 23: Combat Exploits of Arleigh Burke's Gallant Force. Philadelphia: Chilton, 1959. 283 pp.

King, Ernest J., and Walter M. Whitehill. Fleet Admiral King, a Naval Record. New York: Norton, 1952. 674 pp.

Land, Emory S. Winning the War With Ships: Land, Sea and Air- Mostly Land. New York: McBride, 1958. 310 pp.

Autobiography; primarily the war period and the author's contributions to shipping control and shipbuilding.

Larrabee, Eric. Commander-in-Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their War. New York: Harper & Row, 1987. 723 pp.

Leahy, William D. I Was There: The Personal Story of the Chief of Staff to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, Based on His Notes and Diaries Made at the Time. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1950. 527 pp.

Participant's account of international conferences and the work of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Leutze, James R. A Different Kind of Victory: A Biography of Admiral Thomas C. Hart. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1981. 362 pp.

Lockwood, Charles A. Down to the Sea in Subs. New York: Norton, 1967. 376 pp.

Autobiography of Vice Admiral Charles Lockwood, USN, who served as Commander Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet during World War II.

Mason, John T. The Atlantic War Remembered: An Oral History Collection. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1990. 480 pp.

-----. The Pacific War Remembered: An Oral History Collection. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986. 373 pp.

Mason, Theodore. Battleship Sailor. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982. 271 pp.

-----. "We Will Stand by You": Serving in the Pawnee, 1942-1945. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1990. 269 pp.

Merrill, James M. A Sailor's Admiral: A Biography of William F. Halsey. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976. 271 pp.

Moffat, Alexander W. A Navy Maverick Comes of Age, 1939-1945. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan Univ. Press, 1977. 152 pp.

The author, recalled to duty in 1939 as a captain in the Naval Reserve, reminisces about wartime activities along the New England coast.

Potter, Elmer B. Admiral Arleigh Burke. New York: Random House, 1990. 494 pp.

------. Bull Halsey: A Biography. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1985. 421 pp.

------. Nimitz. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1976. 507 pp.

Radford, Arthur W. From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam: The Memoirs of Admiral Arthur W. Radford. Edited by Stephen Jurika. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institute Press, 1980. 476 pp.

Richardson, James O. On the Treadmill to Pearl Harbor: The Memoirs of Admiral James O. Richardson, USN (Retired), as told to Vice Admiral George C. Dyer, USN (Retired). Washington: Naval History Division; 1973. 558 pp.

Schratz, Paul R. Submarine Commander: A Story of World War II and Korea. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1988. 322 pp.

Simpson, B. Mitchell. Admiral Harold R. Stark: Architect of Victory. 1st ed. Columbia: Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1989. 326 pp.

Stillwell, Paul, ed. Air Raid: Pearl Harbor! Recollections of a Day of Infamy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1981. 299 pp.

A collection of forty-seven first-hand accounts of the Pearl Harbor attack.

Stinnett, Robert B. George Bush: His World War II Years. Missoula, Mont.: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co., 1991. 208 pp.

Taylor, Theodore. The Magnificent Mitscher. New York: Norton, 1954. 364 pp.

Tolley, Kemp. Caviar and Commissars: The Experiences of a U.S. Naval Officer in Stalin's Russia. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1983. 289 pp.

Wheeler, Gerald E. Admiral William Veazie Pratt, U.S. Navy: A Sailor's Life. Washington: Naval History Division, 1974. 456 pp. 

Published: Tue Jan 06 09:08:21 EST 2015