Noel Bertram Gerson (1914-1988), whose novels are often listed as by Noel B. Gerson, was an American history author, who also wrote as Dana Fuller Ross; Donald Clayton Porter; Samuel Edwards; Carter A. Vaughan; Leon Phillips; Philip Vail, and Paul Lewis. The main themes of his writing included personalities and events in American history, including biographies of Sam Houston, Kit Carson and Presidents Andrew Jackson and Theodore Roosevelt. As Dana Fuller Ross, he wrote the popular ''Wagons West'' series; as Donald Clayton Porter, he wrote the ''White Indian'' series. Two of his novels, ''55 Days at Peking'' and ''The Naked Maja,'' were made into movies. In total he wrote 325 books of fact and fiction under his own name and the pseudonyms

Two of these books are Historic Naval Fiction based.

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1793 The Nelson Touch Nelson arrives in Naples destined for a famous meeting
  Clear for Action Biographical about David Glasgow Farragut

Modern Era Naval Fiction

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  Warhead About the men who make nuclear submarines
  Neptune A top-secret clash for world dominion from the bottom of the South China Sea.

Modern Era Other Nautical Fiction

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  Liner A Novel About a Great Ship

Written as Philip Vail

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  The Sea Panther A novel about the Commander of the U.S.S. Constitution

Written as Carter A. Vaughan

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  The Yankee Brig A Boston skipper takes a brig to sea as a privateer during the Seven Years War
  Dragon Cove A band of Providence, RI, rebels strike at the British from their secret base in Dragon Cove

 

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