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Bluejacket: An Autobiography (Classics of Naval Literature)
Fred J. Buenzle

Naval Institute Press, 1986

A graphic memoir of the enlisted man's life in the U.S. Navy of the 1890s.


The Bluejackets' Manual, United States Navy, 1940, 10th Edition
United States Naval Institute

United States Naval Institute, 1940

Manual made for men in the Navy. It has many illustrations showing flags, badges, guns, uniforms, rope tying, ships, more. Actual photographs of ships, insignia, Corps devices, and much more. Flexible leather or letherette binding Great item of nostalgia and educational.


The Bluejackets' Manual

Nabu Press, 2010

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, ...


The Bluejackets' Manual Fourteenth Edition
United States Navy

United States Navy, 1950

US NAVY 1950 rare find over 60 years old


Battleship Sailor (Bluejacket Books)
Theodore C. Mason

Naval Institute Press, 2013

Vigorous and highly readable, this portrait of the enlisted man's life aboard the U.S. battleship California depicts the devastation at Pearl Harbor from the hazardous vantage point of the open "birdbath" atop the mainmast.


Bluejacket's Manual
Thomas J. Cutler

Naval Institute Press, 2009

Really great book to have before starting basic training. This book describes every thing you need to know in the Navy including attire, the history behind the Navy, and more! This book is practically brand new and only has a couple little dings on the edges from ware. All the pages are in excellent condition with no highlighter marks, tares, water stains, etc.


Crossing the Line: A Bluejacket's Odyssey in World War II (Yale Library of Military History)
Alvin B. Kernan

Yale University Press, 2007

In this memoir of life aboard aircraft carriers during World War II, Alvin Kernan combines vivid recollections of his experience as a young enlisted sailor with a rich historical account of the Pacific war. Kernan served in many battles and was aboard the Hornet when it was sunk by torpedoes in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands. “One of the most arresting naval autobiographies yet published.”—Sir John Keegan “An honest story of ...


The Bluejackets' Manual

U S Naval Institute, 1978

The Bluejacket's Manual is the basic handbook for United States Navy personnel which teaches new recruits about naval procedures and life and offers a reference for active sailors. It has become the "bible" for Navy personnel, providing information about a wide range of Navy topics.


The Bluejacket's Manual, 24th Edition
Thomas J. Cutler

Naval Institute Press, 2009

From the days of oars and coal-fired engines to the computerized era of the twenty-first century, The Bluejacket's Manual has been an essential part of the American Sailor's sea bag for more than one hundred years, serving as an introduction to the Navy for new recruits and as a reference book for Sailors of all ranks. Written by a Sailor whose decades of naval service included sea duty in patrol craft, destroyers, and aircraft carriers as both ...



Edwin N. Appleton, 1918


The Bluejackets' Manual
Bill Bearden

Naval Institute Press, 1991

This new edition of the Bluejackets' manual, the first revision since 1978, is a blend of the old and new Navy. While the old is reflected in the sections on the Navy's time-honoured customs and ceremonies, the added material keeps the BJM current with the technological advances and intricacies of today's Navy. It is the product of across-the-board support from all sea-going commands and shore-based activities with Master Chiefs and other ...


The Bluejackets' Manual, 19th Edition
Naval Institute Press

Naval Institute Press, 1973

Book by Press, Naval Institute


Bluejackets in the Blubber Room: A Biography of the William Badger, 1828-1865
Peter Kurtz

University Alabama Press, 2013

Bluejackets in the Blubber Room explores key events in US maritime history from the 1820s to the end of the Civil War through the biography of the sailing ship William Badger.   Taking a biographical approach to his subject, Peter Kurtz describes three phases of the life of the William Badger, a sailing ship with a long and exemplary life on the sea: first as a merchant ship carrying raw materials and goods between New England, the US ...


Bluejackets Manual 1943 11TH Edition
United States Navy


A complete Bluejacket Manual


The Sand Pebbles (Bluejacket Books)
Richard McKenna

Naval Institute Press, 2001

Recommended reading as part of the Chief of Naval Operation's Professional Reading Program! This now-classic novel by Richard McKenna enjoyed great critical acclaim and commercial success when it was first published in 1962. The winner of the coveted Harper Prize, it was on the New York Times bestseller list for seven months and was made into a popular motion picture that continues to be shown on television today. Set in China on the eve ...


The Bluejacket's Manual: 1943

United States Naval Institute, 1943

A WWII US Navy manual - everything you need to know to be a sailor.


Bluejacket Admiral: The Navy Career of Chick Hayward
John T. Hayward, C. W. Borklund

Naval Institute Press, 2000

Recounts Hayward's role as a key player in getting nuclear weapons to sea and in the early development of cruise missiles.


You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger (Bluejacket Books)
Roger Hall

Naval Institute Press, 2004

With a sharp eye and wry wit, Roger Hall recounts his experiences as an American Army officer assigned to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. First published in 1957 to critical and popular acclaim, his book has become a cult favorite in intelligence circles. The story follows Hall's experiences from a junior officer fleeing a tedious training assignment in Louisiana to his quirky and rigorous OSS training rituals in the ...


The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944 (Bluejacket Books)
Thomas J. Cutler

Naval Institute Press, 2001

The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written. First published in hardcover on the battle's fiftieth anniversary in 1994 and drawing on materials not previously available, it blends history with human drama to give a real sense of what happened--despite the mammoth scope of the battle. Every facet of ...


The Bluejacket's Manual: Fifteenth Edition
United States Navy

United States Naval Institute, 1959



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