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Information at sea : shipboard command and control in the U.S. Navy, from Mobile Bay to Okinawa

Author: Timothy S Wolters
Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Series: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He argues that the human-machine systems used to coordinate forces were as critical to naval successes in World War II as the ships and commanders more familiar to historians.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy S Wolters
ISBN: 9781421410265 1421410265
OCLC Number: 821067733
Description: xii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Flags, flares, and lights: a world before wireless --
Sparks and arcs: the Navy adopts radio --
War and peace: coordinating naval forces --
A most complex problem: demanding information --
Creating the brain of a warship: radar and the CIC --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Timothy S. Wolters.

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