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

Title:   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

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 NavalLessons of the Great War." 6. The Scope of the Naval Investigation. 7. The Result of Unpreparedness and Inefficiency (Admiral Sims' Testimony, March, 1920). 8. The Delays and Blunders of 1917. 9. Camouflage and Counter-Barra ge Tactics (The Cross-Examination of Admiral Sims). 10. Paficism and Procrastination: Evidence from Within the Navy Department (The Testimony of Captains Laning, Palmer and Taussig). 11. Unpreparedness for War: Evidence from the Fleet (The Testimony of Rear-Admirals Plukett, Grant, and Mayo). 12. The Fight for Preparedness, 1913-1915 (The Testimony of Rear Admiral Fiske). 13. The Causes of Departmental Inefficiency (Admiral Fullam's Testimony). 14. Mr. Daniels' Admirals and Their Smoke Screen (The Testimony of Admirals Rodman, Wilson, Niblack, Strauss and F.F. Fletcher). 15. Corroboration of Admiral Sims by the Navy Department's Witnesses). 16. Victory in Spite of Daniels (The Testimony of Admiral Badger and Captain Pratt). 17. Responsibility and Activities of the Office of Naval Operations (The Testimony of Admirals McKean and Benson). 18. Mr. Daniels' Smoke Screen Tactics. 19. Mr. Daniels' Misrepresentations. 20. The Case for the Defence: An Analysis of Mr. Daniels Own Summary of His Evidence). 21. A Daniels Come to Judgment (The Cross-Examination of the Secretary). 22. The Failure of the Daniels Administration (Admiral Sims Summary of the Evidence). 23. Conclusion: Naval Lessons of the Great War. Wear to spine ends and crners, spine sunned, inner hinges cracked, penned name, bookplate, portion of dustjacket glued on front pastedown, else very good. 45.00


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