BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. TRASK, David F. BURKE, Arleigh A.
Title: Admiral William Shepherd Benson : First Chief of Naval Operations. in dj.
Publisher:  Naval Institute, 1987, ISBN:0870210351
Seller ID: 35446
(BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. Admiral William ShepherdBenson : First Chief of Naval Operations. With David F. Trask; foreword by Arleigh A. Burke. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1987). Pp xviii, 268. 8vo, brown cloth. A well researched biography of the United States' Great War chief of naval operations, which seeks to place his achievements inthe context of an emerging American nationalism. "This biography of Admira l William Shepherd Benson - the result of more than fifteen years of extensive research-makes a significant contribution to the annals of U.S. Naval history. Until now, surprisingly little has been written about the man who became the first chief of naval operations in 1915 and led the U. S. Navy through World War I. [...] Students of naval history, World War I buffs, and professional historians will welcome this scholarly study for the understanding it provides of a distinguished naval leader who helped create a powerful modern navy. " Remainder mark to bottom edge, else very good in rubbed, chipped dustjacket. 30.00