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Shield of the Republic : The United States Navy in an Era of Cold War and Violent Peace. Vol.1. 1st US pr in dj

By: ISENBERG, Michael T.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, New York, 1993, ISBN:0312099118:

Seller ID: 28280


ISENBERG, Michael T. Shield of the Republic: The United States Navy in an Era of Cold War and Violent Peace. Volume I: 1945-1962. N.Y.: St. Martin's, (1993). First Printing. Pp 948 + 32 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine withwhite paper-covered boards. An immensely readable and insightful history t hat traces the role of the United States Navy in world affairs, from the end of the Second World War to the Cuban Missile Crisis. The narrative is shaped by broad strategic concerns, but does not slight particular crises (Korea, Suez) or technologies (aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines). Vg in dj... View more info