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...
|Main Author:||Dull, Jonathan R., 1942-|
Lincoln, NB :
University of Nebraska Press,
Studies in war, society, and the military.
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