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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Home Squadronby James C. Rentfrow

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 54.95

    This study examines the transformation of the United States Navy as a fighting organization that took place on the North Atlantic Station between 1874 and 1897. At the beginning of this period, the warships assigned to this station were collectively administered by a rear-admiral, but were operationally deployed as individual units, each of whose... more...

  • Death of the USS Thresherby Norman Polmar

    Lyons Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    The true story of the first loss of a nuclear submarine in history. more...

  • The Development of British Naval Thinkingby Geoffrey Till

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This new book brings together Britain?s leading naval historians and analysts to present a comprehensive investigation of British naval thinking and what has made it so distinctive over the last three centuries, from the sailing ship era to the current day. This new volume describes in depth the beginnings of formalized thought about the conduct... more...

  • The Royal Navy 1930-1990by Richard Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    This new book explores innovation within the Royal Navy from the financial constraints of the 1930s to World War Two, the Cold War and the refocusing of the Royal Navy after 1990. Successful adaptation to new conditions has been critical to all navies at all times. To naval historians the significance and process of change is not new, but in recent... more...

  • Options for Funding Aircraft Carriersby John Birkler

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    This work examines alternatives to full-funding strategy (appropriation of enough money for an entire construction project in the initial year of construction) for funding aircraft carriers. more...

  • A Preliminary Analysis of Advance Appropriations as a Budgeting Method for Navy Ship Procurementsby Irv Blickstein; Giles Smith

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Most US Navy ship procurements have been budgeted on a full-funding policy, whereby the entire cost of a ship is included in the congressional budget for the year of construction start. This title examines different ways in which advance appropriations can be applied to Navy shipbuilding. more...

  • Forks in the Road for the Us Navyby Frank W. Lacroix; Irving N. Blickstein

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    Making the right decisions at turning points can be the difference between victory and defeat. The US Navy asked RAND if it could identify "forks in the road" - future decision points that may require a major direction change. The results are presented here. more...

  • The New Navy, 1883-1922by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The third volume of The U.S. Navy Warship Series covers the fifty-year period from 1883-1922. In 1883, Congress authorized the first ships of the "New Navy" and ordered removal of all obsolete ships. All US Navy ships since that time have stemmed from these first three cruisers. The numbering system in effect since 1920 was effectively begun in... more...

  • The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 , the first volume in the definitive five-volume U.S. Navy Warship series, comprehensively details all aspects of the ships that sailed in the nascent stages of the U.S. Navy. From its beginnings as battlers of Barbary Coast pirates, to challenging the awesome might of the Royal Navy in the War of 1812, to the historic... more...

  • The Royal Navy Since 1815by Eric Grove

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 100.00

    Eric Grove provides a short history of the Royal Navy over the last two hundred years, synthesizing the new work on the subject that has radically transformed our understanding of the story of British naval development. more...