Tuesday, August 30, 2005

AIMM Bookstore Now Open

We have received our first (small) shipment of books. Other shipments of books and videos are already on order.

We have:

  • “Hot, Straight and Normal” by Ron Martini
This is a one-of-a-kind bibliography of over 6,000 submarine-related books, videos, magazine articles and Internet sites. $23.95
  • “Thunder Below!” by Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey, USN (ret)

This is the story of USS Barb (SS 220), during her final five WWII war patrols under then-CDR Fluckey. CDR Fluckey received the Congressional Medal of Honor and four Navy Crosses. This book won the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize for the best book on naval subjects in 1993. Signed by Own Williams, a Barb crewmember. $19.95

  • “The Rescue” by Steven Trent Smith

This is the story of the rescue of 40 Americans from the Philippines by USS Crevalle (SS 291). Also recovered were copies of secret Japanese war plans. Signed by the author. $15.95

  • “The Submarine Book” by Chuck Lawliss

This is a short (200 page), illustrated, and very readable history of submarines. $16.95

  • “Fresh Water Submarines – the Maintowoc Story” by Rear Admiral Willam T. Nelson, USN (ret)

This book provides details of the construction, training, delivery, and successes of the 28 submarines built by Manitowoc Shipbuilding in Wisconsin, on Lake Michigan. Manitowoc, WI is now home to USS Cobia (SS 245) and the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. $9.95

Quantities of all books are limited.


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