Thomas Macdonough: Master of Command in the Early U.S. Navy

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Naval Institute Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 257 pages
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The work also explores the art of naval command in the age of fighting sail and tells how Macdonough received training in naval leadership and applied those lessons at Lake Champlain."--BOOK JACKET.

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Due to an apparent dearth of records this is mostly a professional life of the victor of Lake Champlain, though a very interesting professional life it was, as Skaggs considers the path that prepared ... Read full review

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David Curtis Skaggs, is an American historian of the Colonial and Early Republic periods. In 1965, he was appointed instructor in history at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, where he rose through the academic ranks becoming full professor in 1977, and professor emeritus in 2002.

He served as visiting associate professor of history at the University of Wisconsin, in 1971-72; William C. Foster Visiting Fellow at the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; Distinguished Visiting Professor at the National Defense Intelligence College 1989; Visiting Professor of Military History and Strategy at Air University 1990-91; visiting professor at East Carolina University, and consultant faculty member at the United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1970-1990.

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