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- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
A revealing look at the inner workings of the United States Intelligence community....This informative and fact-filled book answers many questions the public may have about how our leaders make tactical decisions in times of national emergencies. The behind-the-scenes look at the massive amount of data that must be sorted, and its importance evaluated,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 99.99
This historical dictionary is hence of immense value; its importance cannot be overstated. The dictionary is most comprehensive and covers many topics with which I was unaware, on U.S., British, and German naval intelligence. . .An excellent bibliography on naval intelligence is offered. . .This is the first dictionary devoted solely to naval intelligence.... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Just as Thomas Cutler's The Bluejacket's Manual serves as the standard introduction and continuing reference guide for American sailors, this new handbook provides a basic reference guide for civilians working for the U.S. Navy. It will acquaint them with the Navy's world of acronyms, n-codes, uniforms, and customs. The author explains that a big... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 18.95
Whenever sailors are confronted with 'unsolvable' problems--be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry--they often throw up their hands and exclaim, 'We'd better ask the Chief.' That refrain, heard for generations throughout the Navy, is the theme for Jack Leahy's newest book. Written at sea, his book provides a compelling picture of the Chief... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 40.95
The classic collection of articles from the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, now in ebook form. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
It argued in this book that, from the 1880s there was a widely shared, but largely unwritten, strategic acceptance in British naval thinking that in a war with a major power the response would be to attack enemy trade. In line with the current view that seapower depends upon free communications, the book concludes by asserting that the primary role... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 24.95
In today's world of satellites and electronic spying it is hard to appreciate the difficulties involved two centuries ago in collecting and disseminating secret intelligence in a time of war. This book provides a close-up look at the ingenious methods used to obtain and analyze secret material and deliver it to operational forces at sea during the... more...