James D. Hornfischer
James D. Hornfischer

James D. Hornfischer is the author of The Fleet at Flood Tide, Neptune’s Inferno, Ship of Ghosts, and The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors, winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature. All of his books have been New York Times bestsellers and selections of the U.S. Navy’s professional reading list. A native of Massachusetts, he lives with his family in Austin, Texas.

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Author: James D. Hornfischer | Narrator: Pete Larkin
Release Date: October 25, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The extraordinary story of the World War II air, land, and sea campaign that brought the U.S. Navy to the apex of its strength and marked the rise of the United States as a global superpower

One of America’s preeminent military historians, James D.
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Author: James D. Hornfischer | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: January 25, 2011

With The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts, James D. Hornfischer created essential and enduring narratives about America’s World War II Navy, works of unique immediacy distinguished by rich portraits of ordinary men in extremis and exclusive new information.

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Author: James D. Hornfischer | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: November 07, 2006
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Son, we’re going to Hell."

The navigator of the USS Houston confided these prophetic words to a young officer as he and his captain charted a course into U.S. naval legend. Renowned as FDR’s favorite warship, the cruiser USS Houston was a prize target trapped in the far Pacific after Pearl Harbor.
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Author: James D. Hornfischer | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: February 03, 2004
“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.”

With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B.
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