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The Resource A history of the United States Navy, with a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz and an introd. by William L. Rodgers

A history of the United States Navy, with a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz and an introd. by William L. Rodgers

Label
A history of the United States Navy
Title
A history of the United States Navy
Statement of responsibility
with a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz and an introd. by William L. Rodgers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1877-1960
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Knox, Dudley Wright
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
Label
A history of the United States Navy, with a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz and an introd. by William L. Rodgers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
On spine: New enlarged edition through World War II
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The genesis of the United States Navy -- The Launching of the Revolutionary War -- On lake, sea and river -- Final services of the Continental Navy -- The naval war with France -- War with Tripoli -- Winning the peace with Tripoli -- War with England in 1812 -- Sweeping the broad Atlantic -- Under the blight of blockade --On lakes Erie and Ontario -- The final phase of the war -- Pioneer peace-time support of world-wide trade -- Expanding protection and promotion of commerce -- The opening of China and contemporary politico-naval activities -- The war with Mexico -- Supporting a buoyant foreign trade -- Cumberland, Merrimack and Monitor -- Splitting the Confederacy apart -- Shepherding the peninsular campaign -- Opening the Mississippi -- The monitors fail before Charleston -- The colossal blockade -- Confederate cruisers cripple the federal merchant marine -- Repulse on the Red River and victory at Mobile -- The decisive influence of federal sea power -- The maritime eclipse of the United States -- The advent of war with Spain and victory at Manila -- Bottling up Cervera's elusive squadron -- The naval victory off Santiago and the war's end -- The Philippine insurrection and the Boxer Rebellion -- The Navy as an alloy of peace-time diplomacy -- Saving the allies from defeat by submarines -- Meeting the military crisis in France -- Suppressing submarines as the armies drove to victory -- The war's aftermath brings naval limitation -- Naval activity between World Wars -- Defensive war in two oceans -- The bold invasion of Northwest Africa -- Stopping the Japanese advance -- The savage fight for Guadalcanal -- The Solomons and New Guinea offensive -- Breaching Hitler's fortress of Europe -- Curbing the rampant German submarines -- American submarines strangle Japan's war effort -- Leap-frog in the Marshalls and New Guinea -- Saipan, and the Philippines sea battle -- Landing on Leyte --Freeing the Philippines -- Iwo Jima; the saga of the Marines -- Ferocious Okinawa campaign -- Sea power's victory in the Pacific -- Sea power's influence on the war/
Control code
1314485
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 704 pages
Lccn
48002547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(WaOLN)1486393
Label
A history of the United States Navy, with a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz and an introd. by William L. Rodgers
Publication
Note
On spine: New enlarged edition through World War II
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The genesis of the United States Navy -- The Launching of the Revolutionary War -- On lake, sea and river -- Final services of the Continental Navy -- The naval war with France -- War with Tripoli -- Winning the peace with Tripoli -- War with England in 1812 -- Sweeping the broad Atlantic -- Under the blight of blockade --On lakes Erie and Ontario -- The final phase of the war -- Pioneer peace-time support of world-wide trade -- Expanding protection and promotion of commerce -- The opening of China and contemporary politico-naval activities -- The war with Mexico -- Supporting a buoyant foreign trade -- Cumberland, Merrimack and Monitor -- Splitting the Confederacy apart -- Shepherding the peninsular campaign -- Opening the Mississippi -- The monitors fail before Charleston -- The colossal blockade -- Confederate cruisers cripple the federal merchant marine -- Repulse on the Red River and victory at Mobile -- The decisive influence of federal sea power -- The maritime eclipse of the United States -- The advent of war with Spain and victory at Manila -- Bottling up Cervera's elusive squadron -- The naval victory off Santiago and the war's end -- The Philippine insurrection and the Boxer Rebellion -- The Navy as an alloy of peace-time diplomacy -- Saving the allies from defeat by submarines -- Meeting the military crisis in France -- Suppressing submarines as the armies drove to victory -- The war's aftermath brings naval limitation -- Naval activity between World Wars -- Defensive war in two oceans -- The bold invasion of Northwest Africa -- Stopping the Japanese advance -- The savage fight for Guadalcanal -- The Solomons and New Guinea offensive -- Breaching Hitler's fortress of Europe -- Curbing the rampant German submarines -- American submarines strangle Japan's war effort -- Leap-frog in the Marshalls and New Guinea -- Saipan, and the Philippines sea battle -- Landing on Leyte --Freeing the Philippines -- Iwo Jima; the saga of the Marines -- Ferocious Okinawa campaign -- Sea power's victory in the Pacific -- Sea power's influence on the war/
Control code
1314485
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 704 pages
Lccn
48002547
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(WaOLN)1486393

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