American naval history, 1607-1865 : overcoming the colonial legacy

For its first eighty-five years, the United States was only a minor naval power. Its fledgling fleet had been virtually annihilated during the War of Independence and was mostly trapped in port by the end of the War of 1812. In this wide-ranging yet concise survey of the U.S. Navy from the colonial...

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Main Author: Dull, Jonathan R., 1942-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Lincoln, NB : University of Nebraska Press, c2012.
Series: Studies in war, society, and the military.
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Call Number: E 182 .D89 2012