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  • An Analysis of Sabbatical Leaves for Navy Surface Warfare Officersby Roland J. Yardley; Harry J. Thie; Kevin Brancato; Megan Abbott

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    Surface Warfare Officers (SWOs) spend long periods at sea, where they cannotattend to their families or to personal business. This reduces morale andaffects retention. The Navy has been exploring ways to allow SWOs more timein home port, and RAND compared the proposed programs? costs and benefits(though not the direct effects on retention). more...

  • It's Our Shipby Captain D. Michael Abrashoff

    Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 12.99

    The story of Captain Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. By governing his ship with his unique management techniques, Abrashoff turned the Benfold into a model of naval efficiency, with amazing cost savings, the highest gunnery score in the Pacific Fleet, and a highly motivated and top performing... more...

  • The Admirals' Advantageby Christopher Ford; David Rosenberg

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This analytic and historical study provides a revealing look at naval operational intelligence by embracing the fundamental question of what OPINTEL is and how it answers the fundamental question "Where is the enemy, in what strength, and disposition, and what is he doing right now?" It is primarily the result of an Operational Intelligence Lessons-Learned... more...

  • Whips to Wallsby Rodney K. Watterson

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 59.95

    During World War I, the United States Navy conducted at the Portsmouth, NH Naval Prison what many penal scholars consider the most ambitious experiment in the history of progressive prison reform. Cell doors remained opened, prisoners governed themselves and thousands of rehabilitated prisoners were returned to the fleet. This humanitarian experiment... more...

  • Spy Subby Roger C. Dunham

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    This is a story about a secret mission to find a lost Soviet submarine in the great depths of the Pacific Ocean, a mission never acknowledged by the U.S. Department of Defense. Deeply beneath the searching navy of the Soviet Union, the nuclear submarine hunt was so secret that even the men on the vessel never knew the object of their search. The... more...

  • Social Reform in the United States Navy, 1798-1862by Harold D. Langley

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Harold D. Langley has served as an archivist at the University of Pennsylvania Library and Library of Congress, then later as a diplomatic historian for the U.S. Department of State. After he received his Ph.D. degree from University of Pennsylvania, he became a history professor at The Catholic University of America. Later, he served as an associate... more...

  • Measures of Effectiveness for the Information-Age Navyby Jerome Bracken; Thomas Sullivan; Jonathan Mitchell

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95

    This report creates a framework for developing measures to help the Navy decide how network-centric operations affect combat outcomes and which information systems work best. It shows a proof-of-concept tool that can generate several alternative network-centric command systems. more...

  • Outside the Fleet by Margaret C. Harrell; Harry J. Thie; Jefferson P. Marquis; Kevin Brancato

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    The military services must assign people to outside organizations, such as joint duty with unified CINCs. The authors examine how the Navy deals with such demands and offer a series of recommendations, such as standardizing and simplifying related processes, defining a perspective on such assignments and reconciling it with officer career paths, and... more...

  • The Grand Fleet 1914-19by Daniel G Ridley-Kitts MBE

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    The First World War was the first real time in 100 years that the reputation of the British Royal Navy was put on the line in defence of the country. This book tells of the creation and development of the Grand Fleet under the drive of the energetic and charismatic admiral of the fleet 'Jacky' Fisher, who modernised the navy with the introduction... more...

  • Perverts by Official Orderby Demetrios Simopoulos; John Phd Dececco; Lawrence Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This candid book documents for the first time the U.S. Navy?s use of entrapment in pursuit of homosexuals in and around Newport, Rhode Island, during the early twentieth century. This most extensive systematic persecution of gays in American history occurred with the approval of Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels and Assistant Secretary Franklin Roosevelt,... more...