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Navies: Organization, distribution, naval situation

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  • Civil War Navies, 1855-1883by Paul Silverstone

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 200.00

    Civil War Warships, 1855-1883 is the second in the five-volume US Navy Warships encyclopedia set. This valuable reference lists the ships of the U.S. Navy and Confederate Navy during the Civil War and the years immediately following. more...

  • Asia Looks Seawardby Toshi Yoshihara; James R. Holmes

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Represents a long-overdue effort to discern the future direction of sea power in Asia and to determine how the United States should respond to this striking development. more...

  • Domestic Trends in the United States, China, and Iranby John Gordon; Richard W Button; Karla J Cunningham

    RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95

    The U.S. Navy faces uncertainty about the degree to which it will have to prepare for a high-end future conflict versus the so-called Long War. To help the Navy understand how critical near-, mid-, and far-term trends in the United States, China, and Iran might influence U.S. security decisions in general and the Navy’s investments in particular,... more...

  • Indian Naval Strategy in the Twenty-first Centuryby James R. Holmes; Andrew C. Winner; Toshi Yoshihara

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This is first academic study of India's emerging maritime strategy. more...

  • Unknown Watersby Alfred S. McLaren; William R. Anderson

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Charting the Siberian continental shelf during the height of the Cold War This book... more...

  • Old Ironsidesby David Fitz-Enz

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2009; US$ 17.99

    This is the story of the oldest warship afloat in the world, the venerable frigate USS Constitution, the cornerstone of the nascent American navy created by act of Congress in 1794. Colonel David Fitz-Enz re-creates the world of sail, when seven knots an hour was considered blinding speed for a warship. In Old Ironsides, Fitz-Enz tells the story of... more...

  • Tides of Historyby Michael S. Reidy

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00

    In the first half of the nineteenth century, the British sought to master the physical properties of the oceans; in the second half, they lorded over large portions of the oceans’ outer rim. The dominance of Her Majesty’s navy was due in no small part to collaboration between the British Admiralty, the maritime community, and the scientific... more...

  • The Marines of Montford Pointby Melton A. McLaurin

    The University of North Carolina Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps--the last all-white branch of the U.S. military--was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, adjacent to Camp Lejeune, near Jacksonville, North... more...

  • Sea Power in the Twenty-First Centuryby Charles Koburger

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 150.00

    As the U.S. Navy enters the twenty-first century, many of the ships, aircraft, weapons, and tactics it employed so successfully during the Cold War will no longer be cost-effective or even effective. Future battlefields will shift the locus of naval action from the high seas into littoral waters, demanding sustained operations in relatively narrow,... more...

  • Under Pressureby A. J. Hill

    Free Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Hanging on display in the United States Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., is a battered and scratched steel plate, two feet in diameter, edged with more than one hundred little semicircles. For more than eighty years, people have wondered how it came to be there and at the story it could tell. Under Pressure: The Final Voyage of Submarine S-Five is... more...