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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Excellent collection of essays on so many pivotal figures in the history of the U.S. Navy. But then, I expected such - I've never read anything published by the Naval Institute Press that was less than excellent. Read full review

Quarterdeck and Bridge: Two Centuries of American Naval Leaders

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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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About the author (1997)

James Bradford is a Professor of History at Texas A&M and the editor of many books on military history, including Makers of the American Naval Tradition and Quarterdeck and Bridge: Two Centuries of American Naval Leaders.

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