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Encyclopedia of the U.S. Navy

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Published by Facts on File in New York NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Navy -- Encyclopedias -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States Navy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAlan Axelrod.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA58.4 .A94 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3411610M
    ISBN 10081604712X
    LC Control Number2005027687
    OCLC/WorldCa61724411

    The sole armed maritime presence between and the launching of the U. Navy is an important addition to any military history collection. Navy established itself as a player in United States foreign policy through the actions of Commodore Matthew Perry in Japan, which resulted in the Convention of Kanagawa in The guns of the "Serapis" tore great holes through the rotten sides of the "Richard," so that the moonlight shone through from side to side of the lower decks. Bythe navy's size was larger than the combined fleets of all the other combatant nations in World War II. Lynch, was dispatched to Palestine and spent many months in studying the topography of the regions about the Dead Sea and the Sea of Galilee, and in exploring the River Jordan.

    A musician with voice and instrument cheered and inspired the oarsmen at their task. Bythe navy's size was larger than the combined fleets of all the other combatant nations in World War II. Little was accomplished by succeeding sovereigns until the reign of Elizabeth. The Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations are responsible for organizing, recruiting, training, and equipping the Navy so that it is ready for operation under the command of the unified combat command commanders.

    Navy such a fascinating subject. Economists, historians, and military thinkers should find this book of considerable value and enjoyment. Military Interventions in Latin America [2 volumes] Alan McPherson 0 Rezensionen What do baseball, American war crimes, and a slice of watermelon have in common in the annals of Latin American history? The Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations are responsible for organizing, recruiting, training, and equipping the Navy so that it is ready for operation under the command of the unified combat command commanders.


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