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Naval administration

  • 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...

  • African American Men and Opportunity in the Navyby Arthur L. Dunklin

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    The United States military is often presented as a model of equal-opportunity employment. In this work, the author examines and challenges this assertion with respect to the Navy. Dunklin studies Navy claims of meritocracy and training processes, profiles the careers of eight senior enlisted African American servicemen, and examines barriers to African... more...

  • Black Submariners in the United States Navy, 1940-1975by Glenn A. Knoblock

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    For as long as an American naval force has existed, black sailors have served it with bravery, distinction, and little or no recognition. They have since earned praise for service in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, and the Civil War, and more recently, they were integral to the development of the U.S. Submarine Service. Their roles limited... 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...

  • Broadsidesby James Davey; Richard Johns

    Seaforth Publishing 2012; US$ 19.77

    Broadsides explores the political and cultural history of the Navy during the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries through contemporary caricature. This was a period of intense naval activity – encompassing the Seven Years War, the American War of Independence, the wars against revolutionary and Napoleonic France, and the War of 1812.

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  • The Challenges of Commandby Dr Robert L Davison; Dr Tim Benbow; Professor Greg Kennedy; Dr Jon Robb-Webb

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In the period leading up to the First World War Britain's naval supremacy was challenged by an arms race with Germany, fuelled not only by military and geo-strategic rivalries, but an onrush of technological developments. As this book demonstrates, steam turbines, bigger guns, mechanical computing devices and ever increasing tonnage meant that the... more...

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

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    <div>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... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Naval Intelligenceby Nigel West

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 114.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Naval Intelligence relates the long and fascinating history of naval intelligence through a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the organizations, operations, and events that made Naval intelligence what it is today. 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...