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When it came to discussing the kind of navy or the type of naval operations best
suited to the situation of the United States—whether for protection of ocean
shipping or for defense of the coast—there was the same confusion of thought
that had ...
fortifications and floating batteries, leaving the sea-going Navy free to raid the
coast and commerce of the enemy, and thereby compel withdrawal of hostile
forces from our own seaboard.” The same trend of thought was further developed
in a ...
Demands from the West Coast that the battleships be divided between the
Atlantic and Pacific, drew from him, in December 1907, an eloquent public
appeal for a united fighting fleet. The Navy's true function, he reiterated, was not “
to defend ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - DinadansFriend - www.librarything.com
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
Chart and Compass
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
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