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America's sailors in the Great War : seas, skies, and submarines

Author: Lisle A Rose
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: American military experience series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The First World War demanded of the American Navy radically different solutions, skills and thinking. The US fleet of big ships designed to fight other big ships in classic line-of-battle formation entered an unprecedented global conflict with no answer to a German innovation--the U-boat. The navy's few primitive ocean-going submarines and an entirely new type of small warship, aptly named the subchaser, helped  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisle A Rose
ISBN: 082622105X 9780826221056
OCLC Number: 952790048
Description: xi, 328 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
State of play --
Beat to quarters --
Aloft --
"Drab efficiency" : the making of the convoy system --
Sending the hunters --
Battleship boys --
Keeping the seas --
Chasers --
Barrages, batteries, bombers and battleships --
A navy second to none.
Series Title: American military experience series.
Responsibility: Lisle A. Rose.

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"In recounting the U.S. Navy's roles in World War I, Rose makes clear that the Americans were an important component to the ultimate victory, and that the experience laid the keel for the great Navy Read more...

 
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