Specializing in works related to Naval Special Warfare

A Navy Seal Team fast-ropes from a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter onto the deck of the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN-769) in an undisclosed location in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo by Journalist 3rd Class Davis J. Anderson.

Phoca Press publishes works by, for, and about the Naval Special Warfare community. Our mission is to enhance the public’s appreciation and understanding of the contributions of Naval Special Warfare through history up to today. Our works cover current and legacy Navy SEAL, SWCC, UDT, NCDU, S&R, OSS-MU topics, including:

  •     History
  •     Biographies and personal memoirs
  •     Technology
  •     Children’s
  •     Health, fitness, sports
  •     Self-help
  •     Business
  •     Fiction
  •     Rare and out-of-print/copyright expired
  •     Photographs and artwork

Our Books

Sea Capabilities Cover

The second installment of our trilogy of Sea, Air and Land capabilities of the U.S. Navy SEALs is now available. It tells the story of marine innovation, richly illustrated, many with never‑before published images.  More>>

Air Capabilities US Navy SEALs

This volume traces the development of Naval Special Warfare “air” capabilities from the earliest experiments to the exceptional skill and cutting-edge expertise of today . More>>


The last living member of Class 1 of the Navy SEALs shares his story, rare photos and mementos from fighting with the NCDU in WWII. More>>


Greg Burham, a Navy SEAL Vietnam combat veteran came home to an ungrateful nation, carrying the invisible wounds of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. One Step at a Time is the story of Greg  journey, tracing his walk of discovery and healing almost 4,000 miles from Alaska to Mexico. More>>



For the first time in one volume, gathered together are the histories of the Amphibious Scouts and Raiders (S&R), Naval Combat Demolition Units (NCDUs), Underwater Demolition Teams (UDTs), and the Office of Strategic Services Maritime Unit (OSS MU), and how they influenced the maritime special operations capabilities personified in today’s US Navy SEALs. More>>


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Coming in 2022 is the third and final volume of the Sea, Air, and Land trilogy. This book will focus on the land capabilities of the U.S. Navy SEALs from their first over-the-beach operations to today’s any place, any time excellence.