The United States Navy: 200 Years

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Henry Holt, 1986 - United States - 564 pages
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Thoroughly illustrated with maps, charts, and photographs, this anecdotal history of the U.S. Navy examines the impact of innovation and technology on the service as it chronicles the Navy's colorful and sometimes controversial past.

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Contents

Trees the Establishment and Our Revolution
1
The Yankee Race Horse Truxtun and Finally Preble
24
The Beginning of the War of 1812
57
Copyright

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Edward L. Beach, the author of the bestselling novel "Run Silent, Run Deep", was cited for extraordinary heroism & conspicuous gallantry during submarine duty in World War II & enjoyed a brilliant naval career before his retirement in 1966. Since then he has enjoyed continued success as a writer. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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