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The world cruise of the Great White Fleet : honoring 100 years of global partnerships and security

Author: Michael J Crawford; Donald C Winter
Publisher: Washington, DC : Naval Historical Center, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Under orders from President Theodore Roosevelt, sixteen battleships of the United States Atlantic Battle Fleet and their consorts made a peace-time circumnavigation of the globe, from December 1907 to February 1909. Text, illustrations, and captions tell the story of this fourteen-month world cruise.
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Genre/Form: Government publications
History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
World cruise of the Great White Fleet.
Washington, DC : Naval Historical Center, 2008
(OCoLC)608820150
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Crawford; Donald C Winter
ISBN: 9780945274599 0945274599
OCLC Number: 202534802
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2008-0375-P.
Description: ix, 106 pages : illustrations (some color), 1 map ; 23 cm
Contents: The ships / Robert J. Cressman --
The sailors / Michael J. Crawford --
Narrative / Mike McKinley --
Assessment / James R. Reckner --
The final word / Theodore Roosevelt on the achievement of the Great White Fleet.
Responsibility: edited by Michael J. Crawford ; with a foreword by the Honorable Donald C. Winter.
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Under orders from President Theodore Roosevelt, sixteen battleships of the United States Atlantic Battle Fleet and their consorts made a peace-time circumnavigation of the globe, from December 1907 to February 1909. Text, illustrations, and captions tell the story of this fourteen-month world cruise.

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