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The merchant shipping and military transports of Great Britain were viewed as a
legitimate source of military supplies and other merchandise, desperately
needed in the Colonies. And prospective profits from plundering this shipping
... prepared mainly by two famous military engineers, Simon Bernard41 and
Joseph G. Totten.42 These authorities based their recommendations upon the
sound proposition that a comprehensive system of defense for the maritime
frontier of ...
He manifestly perceived the limitations of a purely passive coast defense. He was
just as certainly familiar with the military maxim that offense is the best defense.
And it is possible that he had some conception of the strategic doctrine which is ...
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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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