Quarterdeck and Bridge: Two Centuries of American Naval Leaders

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James C. Bradford
Naval Institute Press, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 455 pages
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This superb collection of biographical essays tells the story of the U.S. Navy through the lives of the officers who forged its traditions. The essayists are leading naval historians who assess the careers of these men and their impact on the naval service, from the Continental Navy of the American Revolution to the nuclear Navy of the Cold War.

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Bradford (history, Texas A & M Univ.) offers a collection of essays by historians and military writers reflecting on the careers of 20 prominent American naval leaders. The essays review the careers ... Read full review

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James C. Bradford is a professor of history at Texas A&M and a respected specialist in American maritime, naval, and military history in the early national period of American history. He is the editor of many books on military history, including Quarterdeck and Bridge. He lives in College Station, TX.

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