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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ask the Chiefby John F. Leahy

    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...

  • 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$ 15.99

    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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    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...

  • Flash Point North Koreaby Richard Mobley

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    During a dark period of U.S. military history in the late 1960s, North Korean forces captured an American naval vessel and shot down an unarmed reconnaissance aircraft, taking the lives of thirty-one U.S. sailors and Marines and striking a damaging blow to American honor. This look back to that earlier time of crisis provides serious food for thought... more...

  • Get Your Ship Togetherby D. Michael Abrashoff

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 25.95

    Former U.S. Navy Commander Michael Abrashoff attracted worldwide media attention for his success in turning around a struggling ship, the USS  Benfold ?the subject of his acclaimed bestseller,  It?s Your Ship . Since then, he?s been a fixture on the business lecture circuit, spreading an empowering message that any organization can be turned around... more...