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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Beach, Edward L. (Edward Latimer), 1918-2002.
United States Navy.
New York : H. Holt, c1986
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edward L Beach
|Description:||xxvi, 564 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Trees, the establishment, and our revolution --
The Yankee race horse, Truxtun, and finally Preble --
The beginning of the War of 1812 --
Victories on the high seas --
The war on the lakes and finale on the seas --
The slow advent of steam --
The gun and the ship --
Iron ships and shell guns --
The race between the ironclads --
Battles between ironclad ships; war in the inland waters and at sea --
The post-Civil War doldrums and the beginning of idealism --
The Spanish-American War --
Idealism and the reformers --
World War I to Pearl and Midway --
The armageddon at sea --
Epilogue: A few ideas about our postwar navy.
|Responsibility:||Edward L. Beach.|
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