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Admiral William Shepherd Benson : First Chief of Naval Operations. in dj.

By: BENSON, William Shepherd, Admiral). KLACKO, Mary. TRASK, David F. BURKE, Arleigh A.

Price: $30.00

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. Nav... View more info

In Peace and War : Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984. Second Edition, Third Printing, Paperback

By: HAGAN, Kenneth J., (ed.) Contributions to Military History, no. 16) BRADFORD, James C. KENNEDY, Floyd D

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1978, ISBN:0313245819:

Seller ID: 111257


HAGAN, Kenneth J., (ed.). In Peace and War : Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984. A Second Edition. Edited by Kenneth J. Hagan. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, (1984). Second Edition, Third Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiv,(2),[3]-395,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cardcovers, with white lettering to covers. Contributions in Military History, no. 16. Contents: 1. James C. Bradford's "The Navies of the American Revolution", 2. C. Terry Sharrer's "The Search for a Naval Policy, 1783-1812", 3. Linda Maloney's "The War of 1812: What Role for Sea Power?", 4. David F.... View more info

Bridge to France

By: HURLEY, Edward N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1927,:

Seller ID: 53800


HURLEY, Edward N. The Bridge to France . Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1927. Pp. 338, frontis., + 24 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyedblue. The efforts of the United States to produce enough ships to be able to maintain an army in France during the First World War. Vg. 20.00 View more info

On the Coast of France : The Story of the United States Naval Forces in French Waters.

By: HUSBAND, Joseph. ROOSEVELT, Franklin D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, 1919,:

Seller ID: 97151


HUSBAND, Joseph. On the Coast of France : The Story of the United States Naval Forces in French Waters. With “Preface” by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Illustrations from Photographs. Chicago : A.C. McClurg & Co., (May) 1919. First Printing. Pp [i]-xvii,(1),1-127,(3), frontispiece + 28 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents : 1. First Months of the War. 2. Building the Machine. 3. In the Pathof the Submarine. 4. The Converted Yachts. 5. The Destroyers. 6. Other Act ivities. With numerous illustrations including : U. S. S. Noma; U. S. S... View more info

Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigationof the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus D aniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-Admiral B.A. Fiske

By: KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett FISKE, B.A., Rear-Admiral

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, Garden City, N.Y., 1921,:

Seller ID: 96563


KITTREDGE, Tracy Barrett. Naval Lessons of the Great War : A Review of the Senate Naval Investigation of the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methds of Josephus Daniels. With an Introductory Note by Rear-AdmiralB.A. Fiske. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. Pp [i]-xi, (3),[1]-472, frontis. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front boardand spine. Contents : 1. Introduction: The State of the Navy. 2. Naval Org anization and Preparedness, 1798-1917. 3. The Navy and Mr. Daniels, 1913-1919. 4. The Daniels Medals Awards. 5. Admiral Sims' Letter on "Certain N... View more info

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Curse of the Narrows. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: MacDONALD, Laura M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 2005

Seller ID: 99348

ISBN: 0802714587


MacDONALD, Laura M. Curse of the Narrows. New York : Walker & Company, (2005). First American Printing. "Printed in the United States of America". Pp. (12),[1]-356. With 52 b&w photos, 2 maps, and a few other illustrations in the text. 8vo (165 x 241 mm), black paper-covered boards, with silver lettering to purple paper-covered spine. Laura M. MacDonald (b. 1963, Halifax) grew up in Dartmouth and was living in New York City at the time of publication. "In 1917, the busy Canadian port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was crowded with supply ships servicing war-torn... View more info

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Hatchet of the United States Ship "George Washington"

By: POLLOCK, Edwin T. and Paul F. BLOOMHARDT, comps BLOOMHARDT, Paul F.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: J.J. Little & Ives, 1919,: 1919

Seller ID: 44223


POLLOCK, Edwin T. and Paul F. BLOOMHARDT, (comps.). The Hatchet of the United States Ship "George Washington". (New York : J.J. Little & Ives Co,, 1919). First Edition thus. Pp (14),1-273,(1) + frontispiece + [15] leaves of plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine, and front with rope-enclosed ship design to front. A complete bound reprint of the shipboard newspaper of the U.S. troopship George Washington during the Great War. With war news, safety bulletins, shipboard happenings, baseball scores, etc. With passenger lists from all 10 of her transatlantic voyag... View more info

World's War Events : Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians, and MenWho Fought or Saw the Great Campaigns. 3 vols.

By: REYNOLDS, Francis J. and Allen L. CHURCHILL (comp. and ed.) CHURCHILL, Allen L. (comp. and ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier & Son, Company, New York, 1919,:

Seller ID: 63063


REYNOLDS, Francis J. and Allen L. CHURCHILL (comp. and ed.). World's War Events : Recorded by Statesmen, Commanders, Historians, and Men Who Fought orSaw the Great Campaigns. Compiled and edited by Francis J. Reynolds and Al len L. Churchill. In Three Volumes. NY: P. F. Collier & Son, Company, (1919). Pp. 383, frontis. ; 384, frontis. ; 384, frontis., + 1 folding map. 8vo,forest green cloth with black decoration to front and black lettering to s pine. Of nautical interest: 1:9: The Falkland Sea Fight, 1:10: Cruise of the Emden, 1:15: Sinking of the Lusitania, 2:2: The Battle of Jutland Bank, 2... View more info

Naval Consulting Board of the United States.

By: SCOTT, Lloyd N.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office GPO, Washington , 1920,:

Seller ID: 97153


SCOTT, Lloyd N. Naval Consulting Board of the United States. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1920. Pp[1]-288,+ 22 leaves of plates + 32 folding charts. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. The Naval Consulting Board was a US Navy organization established in 1915 by Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels. Daniels created the Board during World War I, but two years before the U.S. entered the war, to provide "machinery and facilities for utilizing the natural inventive genius of Americans to meet the new conditions of warfare.” Daniels was worried that the U.S. was unprepared... View more info

American Neutrality 1914-1917 : Essays on the Causes of American Intervention in the World War. no dj.

By: SEYMOUR, Charles.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 1935,:

Seller ID: 81120


SEYMOUR, Charles. American Neutrality 1914-1917 : Essays on the Causes of American Intervention in the World War. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1935. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-vii,(1),[1]-187,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. American Neutrality. 2. Woodrow Wil son and the Submarine Campaign. 3. Germany's Fateful Decision. 4. Misinterpreted Documents. 5. Influences of Trade with the Allies on American Diplomacy, 1914-17. 6. Wilson and Lansing. 7. American Opinion on the Eve of War. 8. Conclusion. Spine rubbed, minor staining to cloth, waterstaining to fore... View more info

Rise of American Naval Power 1776-1918

By: SPROUT, Harold and Margaret Classics of Naval Literature CAMPBELL, Charles Conrad HAGAN, Kenneth J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Naval Institute , Annapolis, 1980, ISBN:0870215345:

Seller ID: 18407


SPROUT, Harold and Margaret. The Rise of American Naval Power 1776-1918. 1966 Edition. Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, (1980). Pp. (14),1-404,(2). 8vo, tan cloth with black titles to spine. "Set against the background of the first 142 years of American history the authors have examined and syntehsized in broad perspective the ideas and forces that produced the ships, the shore establishment, the public attitudes, and the traditions and doctrines of the U.S. navy. Beginning the American naval epic with the lessonsof the Revolution, the authors devote chapters to such topics as Federa... View more info

Canada's Great War, 1914-1918 : How Canada Helped Save the British Empire and Became a North American Nation. First Edition

By: TENNYSON, Brian Douglas

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham / Boulder / New York / London, 2015, ISBN:9780810888593:

Seller ID: 114536


TENNYSON, Brian Douglas. Canada's Great War, 1914-1918 : How Canada Helped Save the British Empire and Became a North American Nation. Lanham / Boulder / New York / London : Rowman & Littlefield, (2915). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-233,(1),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, illustrated red and grey paper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in red and black. "Canada's Great War, 1914-1918: How Canada Helped Save the British Empire and Became a North American Nation describes the major role Canada played in assisting the BritishEmpire in winning the greatest war in history - which surprisingly resu... View more info

Winning A Cause

By: THOMPSON, John Gilbert and Inez BIGWOOD BIGWOOD, Inez

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Silver, Burdett, 1919,:

Seller ID: 31704


THOMPSON, John Gilbert and Inez BIGWOOD. Winning A Cause: World War Stories. Boston : Silver, Burdett & Co., (copyright 1919). Pp 370. 8vo, yellow cloth. Written for children. This, the sequel to Lest We Forget, contains 47 sections, including : 8. The Soldiers Who Go to Sea; 19. The Really Invincible Armada; 22. Fighting a Depth Bomb; 24. U.S. Destroyer Osmond C. Ingram; 26. Blocking the Channel; 27. The Fleet That Lost Its Soul. A nasty stain & spotting to front board, ow vg. 20.00 View more info