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History of Naval Medicine By Donald Chiarella
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History of Naval Medicine including multiple cultures of the ancient world and Royal Navy and US Navy Medical. The author worked there for 10 years.
History of Naval Medicine By Donald Chiarella
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History of Naval Medicine including multiple cultures of the ancient world and Royal Navy and US Navy Medical. The author worked there for 10 years.
Naval Humor By C.J. Blanchette
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If you have ever served in the armed forces, and specifically in the United States Navy, then you will understand and appreciate the expressions of humor within this book. Cartooning for twenty years... More > did more than make people laugh at situations, but chronicled naval history in a more humorous light.< Less
Naval Humor By C.J. Blanchette
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If you have ever served in the armed forces, and specifically in the United States Navy, then you will understand and appreciate the expressions of humor within this book. Cartooning for twenty years... More > did more than make people laugh at situations, but chronicled naval history in a more humorous light.< Less
Naval Warfare By James R. (James Richard) Thursfield
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Naval warfare is combat in and on the sea, the ocean, or any other major body of water such as a large lake or wide river.Mankind has fought battles on the sea for more than 3,000 years. Even in the... More > interior of large landmasses, transportation before the advent of extensive railroads was largely dependent upon rivers, canals, and other navigable waterways.The latter were crucial in the development of the modern world in the United Kingdom, the Low Countries and northern Germany, for they enabled the bulk movement of goods and raw materials without which the Industrial Revolution would not have occurred. Prior to 1750, materials largely moved by river barge or sea vessels. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_warfare Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Naval History of the United States: Volume One By Willis J. Abbot
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The history of the United States Navy divides into two major periods: the "Old Navy", a small but respected force of sailing ships that was also notable for innovation in the use of... More > ironclads during the American Civil War, and the "New Navy", the result of a modernization effort that began in the 1880s made it the largest in the world by the 1920s. The Naval History of the United States has been written in two volumes by Willis J. Abbot. Through this detailed document he has given the deep insight into how the US Navy came into existence, how it gradually developed, how it took part in major wars around the world, and how it came to be the most powerful Navy in the world. The writing technique is equally impressive and even a layman can get to the bottom of the subject. Even the technical terms, very much personal to the Navy people, are presented with detailed definitions and allusions. The references given in the books are highly impressive and appropriate.< Less
The Naval History of the United States: Volume Two By Willis J. Abbot
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The Naval History of the United States has been written in two volumes by Willis J. Abbot. Through this detailed document he has given the deep insight into how the US Navy came into existence, how... More > it gradually developed, how it took part in major wars around the world, and how it came to be the most powerful Navy in the world. -----The writing technique is equally impressive and even a layman can get to the bottom of the subject. Even the technical terms, very much personal to the Navy people, are presented with detailed definitions and allusions. The references given in the books are highly impressive and appropriate. ---- These two volumes are a kind of mirror of American history in the backdrop of the US Navy.< Less
The Naval Battle On The River By Robert P. Tristram Coffin
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An account of a naval battle on the Kennebec River, Maine, during the war of 1812.
Searust Naval Reader Volume 1 By Jeffrey Genung
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33 essays on naval subjects 1895-1899
Frank Mildmay Or, the Naval Officer By Frederick Marryat
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Captain Frederick Marryat (10 July 1792 – 9 August... More > 1848) was a British Royal Navy officer, novelist, and an acquaintance of Charles Dickens, noted today as an early pioneer of the sea story. He is now known particularly for the semi-autobiographical novel Mr Midshipman Easy and his children's novel The Children of the New Forest, and for a widely used system of maritime flag signalling, known as Marryat's Code.Marryat was born in London, the son of Joseph Marryat, a "merchant prince" and member of Parliament, and his American wife Charlotte, née von Geyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Marryat< Less