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The navy, a history

Fletcher Pratt

The navy, a history

the story of a service in action

by Fletcher Pratt

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Published by Garden City Pub. Co., inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Navy -- History,
  • United States -- History, Naval

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fletcher Pratt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA55 .P7 1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ., xi-xvi, [2], 496 (i.e. 504) p.
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13570076M
    LC Control Number41023977
    OCLC/WorldCa573226

    This book is hard-bound in blue cloth, with gilt-stamping to the upper cover and spine. The spine is a bit toned. The upper hinge is cracked, but with the binding solid. The contents are bright and generally clean, but with foxing to the fore-edge, and to the pages at the front and rear. Details about English Military History Royal Navy Seller Rating: % positive. The book tells the story of the Japanese and American commanders whose fates converged in history's last great naval engagement, the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October It is also a story of competing traditions and the extraordinary influence of personality, organizations and culture on warfare -- despite the advanced technologies wielded in.

      The book joins Kenneth J. Hagan’s fine This People’s Navy () and his edited volume In Peace and War (), Robert W. Love’s two-volume History of the United States Navy (), E.B. Potter’s Sea Power (), and James Bradford’s new edited volume America, Sea Power, and the World () as the most significant works of synthesis. Gordon Smith, creator of , died peacefully on 16 December aged Gordon started the site in , initially with books he had written on the Royal and Dominion Navies of World War 2. Over the following 18 years, Gordon massively expanded the site to include a wide range of naval history research.

      This book has 22 pages and was uploaded by narfstar on Febru The file size is mb. Publisher is Military Information And Humor10/10(2). A Brief History of the U.S. Navy The History of the United States Navy is very rich and storied. The Navy began with its inception in , during the Revolutionary War. It began with the Continental Navy and was disbanded for a very short time after the Revolution. With the creation of the United States Constitution and adopted in , theFile Size: 43KB.


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