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The Navy

Author: W J Holland; Naval Historical Foundation.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Naval Historical Foundation ; [Place of publication not identified] : Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Navy, documents the ships and weaponry, campaigns, accomplishments, and people who have played a key role in its evolution and describes its present organization, mission, and life.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
Naval history
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W J Holland; Naval Historical Foundation.
ISBN: 0883631008 9780883631003 0883633329 9780883633328
OCLC Number: 45158244
Credits: Naval Historical Foundation.
Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 38 cm
Contents: Preface / Rear Admiral W.J. Holland, Jr. USN (Ret.) --
The prerogative of sea powers / Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN --
1775-1865. We have met the enemy and they are ours: 1775-1815 / William M. Fowler, Jr. --
Whose flag has displayed in distant climes: 1816-1860 / Michael J. Crawford --
Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!: The Civil War / Craig L. Symonds --
1865-1941. You may fire when ready, Gridley: 1865-1922 / James C. Bradley --
A navy second to none: 1922-1941 / Thomas C. Hone --
1941-1945. Winning a two-ocean war: 1941-1945 / Paul Stillwell --
1945-1991. Cold War to violent peace: 1945-1991 / Edward J. Marolda --
The fleet today. Today's fleet: forward from the sea / Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn, USN (Ret.) --
Surface action starboard! / Captain Bruce R. Linder, USN (Ret.) --
Two block foxtrot!: U.S. Carrier Aviation / Captain Rosario Rausa, USNR (Ret.) --
Dive! Dive!: submarines in the new world order / Captain James H. Patton, USN (Ret.) --
Land and landing force!: amphibious assault at the turn of the millennium / Captain George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.) --
Mare nostrum: ocean surveillance, maritime patrol and intelligence / Captain Andrew C.A. Jampoler, USN (Ret.) --
Weapons that wait: mine warfare in the 21st century / Rear Admiral Charles F. Horne III, USN (Ret.) --
Stealth from the sea / Rear Admiral George R. Worthington, USN (Ret.) --
The support cast: doctors, lawyers, and storekeeper chiefs / Captain John Edward Jackson, Supply Corps, USN (Ret.) --
The heritage. Partakers of the glory: customs and traditions / Vice Admiral William P. Mack, USN (Ret.) --
Lest we forget: museums and memorials / Rear Admiral Henry C. McKinney, USN (Ret.).
Responsibility: W.J. Holland, Jr., editor-in-chief.
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To mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Navy, documents the ships and weaponry, campaigns, accomplishments, and people who have played a key role in its evolution and describes its present organization, mission, and life.

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