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Author: Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
Publisher: Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, ©2009.
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In this easy-to-use reference, Naval Academy English professor Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot tells the stories behind sixty of the Academy's monuments and memorials. To personalize the memorials and the naval figures they honor, she has included letters, firsthand battle reports, Lucky Bag commentaries, award citations, and other documents. Along with famous quotations, the book also presents poems and tributes written by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arbuthnot, Nancy.
Guiding Lights : United States Naval Academy Monuments and Memorials.
Annopolis : Naval Institute Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot
ISBN: 9781612512426 1612512429
OCLC Number: 844064767
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 408 pages :) : illustrations, map
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; The Yard: A Brief Architectural History; Administration Building; Alumni Hall: Brigade Activities Center; Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center; Bancroft Hall (Including Memorial Hall); Beach Hall; Bill the Goat Statue; Max Bishop Stadium (With FitzGerald Clubhouse and Terwilliger Brothers Field); Wesley Brown Field House; Buchanan House; The Cemetery; The Chapel and Crypt; Chauvenet Hall; Robert Crown Sailing Center (Including Santee Basin); Dahlgren Hall; Decatur Road; Dewey Field; Farragut Field; Fitch Bridge. Gate 3Halsey Field House; Herndon Monument; Hubbard Hall; Ingram Field; Japanese Monument (The Pagoda); Jeannette Monument; King Hall; Leahy Hall; Lejeune Hall; Uriah P. Levy Center and Jewish Chapel; Luce Hall; Macdonough Hall; Macedonian Monument; Mahan Hall; Maury Hall; Mexican War Monument; Michelson Hall; Midway Memorial; Mitscher Hall; Adm. Ben Moreell Monument; Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium; Nimitz Library; Porter Road; Preble Hall (U.S. Naval Academy Museum); Ricketts Hall; Rickover Hall; Sampson Hall; Sea Gate; Forrest Sherman Field; Stribling Walk; Submarine Memorials; Tecumseh. Tripoli MonumentTriton Light; USNA Seal; USS Maine Foremast; Victory Bells; Vietnam War Memorial; Ward Hall; Worden Field; Zimmerman Bandstand; Other Selected Memorials; List of Midshipmen Authors; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot ; with historical photographs and site photographs by Gus Swainson Jr., Randell Hunt Prothro, and others.

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In this easy-to-use reference, Naval Academy English professor Nancy Prothro Arbuthnot tells the stories behind sixty of the Academy's monuments and memorials. To personalize the memorials and the naval figures they honor, she has included letters, firsthand battle reports, Lucky Bag commentaries, award citations, and other documents. Along with famous quotations, the book also presents poems and tributes written by midshipmen that explain how the memorials have inspired them, along with original poems by the author. More than 140 illustrations, including black-and-white photographs and r.

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