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These objectives did not call for vessels of great cruising range. By cutting down
fuel endurance to five thousand nautical miles, our battleships could carry
heavier armor and larger guns, and still have sufficient radius of action to
command the ...
In December 1894, President Cleveland endorsed Secretary Herbert's "plea for . .
. three additional battleships."93 After a strenuous debate in which more
speakers than on any previous occasion showed knowledge of the function of ...
On the other hand, he had secured many less battleships than he had demanded
. Except for submarines which Congressmen especially favored because of their
presumed utility for coast and harbor defense,70 the Administration had ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
A basic review of the process of creating an American Navy. Not inspiring, in my opinion. There have been several livelier books written on this topic since. The original book was published in 1939. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
Naval Expansion and Cruiser
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