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  • It's Your Shipby D. Michael Abrashoff

    Grand Central Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of USS Benfold, a ship armed with every cutting-edge system... more...

  • The Admiralsby Michael Whitby; Richard H. Gimblett; Peter Haydon

    Dundurn 2006; US$ 12.99

    A biographical compendium of articles on the officers who led Canada?s navy from 1910 to 1968. more...

  • The Challenges of Commandby Robert L. Davison

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 134.95

    This book explores the ways that the Edwardian naval arms race forced the Royal Navy to address deep-seated structural problems caused by rapidly changing technology. It charts how an institution organised for three hundred years around sailing ships, faced the challenge of steel and steam, and what that meant for an officer class recruited largely... more...

  • Joining the United States Armyby Snow Wildsmith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book is for the teenager or young adult who is interested in enlisting in the United States Army. It will walk him or her through the enlistment and recruit training process: making the decision to join the military, talking to recruiters, getting qualified, preparing for and learning what to expect at basic recruit training. The goal of the McFarland... more...

  • Joining the United States Navyby Snow Wildsmith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book is for the teenager or young adult who is interested in enlisting in the United States Navy. It will walk him or her through the enlistment and recruit training process: making the decision to join, talking to recruiters, getting qualified, preparing for basic training, and learning what to expect at basic recruit training. The goal of the... more...

  • The Golden Thirteenby Paul L. Stillwell

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Foreword by Colin L. Powell. In January 1944 sixteen black enlisted men gathered at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in Illinois to begin a cram course that would turn them into the U.S. Navy's first African-American officers on active duty. The men believed they could set back the course of racial justice if they failed and banded together... more...

  • British Admirals of the Fleet: 1734-1995by T. A. Heathcote

    Pen and Sword 2002; US$ 9.99

    A companion volume to the same author's "The British Field Marshals 1736-1997", this book outlines the lives of the 115 officers who held the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in the Royal Navy from 1734, when it took its modern form, to 1995, when the last one was appointed. Each entry gives details of the dates of the birth and death of... more...

  • Crossed Currentsby Jean Ebbert

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 18.95

    This new, revised edition of the path-breaking first history of the female members of the U.S. Navy has been updated to include the recent integration of Navy women into the crews of combaant shops and tactical aviation squadrons, and the contributions of Navy women to the space program. It is a comprehensive chronicle of inspirational service spanning... more...

  • Developing Senior Navy Leadersby Lawrence M. Hanser; Louis W. Miller; Herbert J. Shukiar

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    Could U.S. Navy officers be better prepared to become flag officers? This study examines the kinds of expertise required for successful performance in Navy flag billets, and whether recent pools of officers possess this experience. The authors also examine Navy trends over the past decade to identify the types of expertise likely to become more important... more...

  • Mutiny!by Tom Frame; Kevin Baker

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 27.22

    The first comprehensive look at the mutinies that have occurred in the navies of Australia and New Zealand. more...