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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.40 The same trend of thought was further
developed in ...
cruising fleets, and thus left the seaboard without visible symbols of naval power.
Monitors, even though practically worthless, looked formidable. Stationed
permanently in the harbors of our larger port cities, they would inspire confidence
The House and Senate naval committees were invariably loaded with members
from seaboard constituencies in which navy yards or stations were located.
These seaboard committeemen annually combined to support their respective
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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
Chart and Compass i
Sea Power and American Independence 1776
Independence Without Sea Power 17831789
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