Sense of Honor

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A fascinating portrayal of a gung-ho first classman's campaign to shepherd an unprepared plebe through the Academy's complex and unforgiving ethos. It stands as a testament to those whose devotion to duty, honor, and country is only strengthened by their willingness to question it.
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Overview


A fascinating portrayal of a gung-ho first classman's campaign to shepherd an unprepared plebe through the Academy's complex and unforgiving ethos. It stands as a testament to those whose devotion to duty, honor, and country is only strengthened by their willingness to question it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557509178
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1995
  • Series: Bluejacket Paperback Series
  • Edition description: REISSUE
  • Pages: 308
  • Sales rank: 465,408
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author


James Webb was Secretary of the Navy in the Reagan administration and is the author of several best-selling books, including A Country Such as This (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000), Fields of Fire (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000), and A Sense of Honor (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995). His new novel, set in Vietnam, is Lost Soldiers (New York: Bantam, 2001). The preceding is an edited excerpt from his address to the Sixth Annual U.S. Naval Institute Warfare Exposition and Symposium on 3 October 2001 in Virginia Beach. To order audiotapes or audio CDs from past Naval Institute Seminars (all sessions since 1994 have been recorded), including Secretary Webb's full address and question-and-answer session, call A.V.E.R. Associates at 410-796-8940.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2004

    IHTFP

    I am a Grad of his era at the Boat School. Webb has captured the essence of what we were as Mids. Plebe Year, physical, military and academic challenges, even grease girls and townies all are described so well. Grads will enjoy this book. Non-Grads my gain some insight into the Academy that existed before women were admitted. It will never be the same. So, enjoy.

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