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Historical dictionary of the United States Navy

Author: James M Morris; Patricia M Kearns
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2011.
Series: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy covers U.S. Naval developments, personnel, and engagements from the colonial times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, events and other terminology of the Navy. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Morris; Patricia M Kearns
ISBN: 9780810872295 0810872293 9780810874794 0810874792
OCLC Number: 674933648
Description: xxxii, 537 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: James M. Morris, Patricia M. Kearns.

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The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy covers U.S. Naval developments, personnel, and engagements from the colonial times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, events and other terminology of the Navy. --from publisher description.

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Updating their 1998 first edition, Morris (Readings in American Military History) and Kearns (head, bibliographic control, Earl Gregg Swem Library) define the people, ships, planes, locations, Read more...

 
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