The Navy: Naval Historical Foundation
This is a large White coffee table book from The Naval Historical Foundation. It has padded covers with the Navy Emblem on the front. There are 352 pages and a date of 2004. It covers topics ranging from the years 1775 through to 1991 as well as The Fleet of Today and the Heritage.
It is a magnificent outline, complete with beautiful pictures, many in full color, and stories and details.
To mark the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Navy, this oversized naval history features hundreds of full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations that document the ships and weaponry, campaigns, accomplishments, and people that have played a key role in the evolution of the U.S. Navy.
Table of contents for The Navy
Rear Admiral W. J. Holland, Jr., USN (Ret)
- The Prerogative of Sea Powers
Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, USN
- We Have Met the Enemy and They Are Ours
1775 -1815 William M. Fowler, Jr.
- Whose Flag Has Displayed in Distant Climes
1816-1860 Michael J. Crawford
- Damn the Torpedoes! Full Speed Ahead!
The Civil War by Craig L. Symonds
- You May Fire When Ready, Gridley
1865-1922 James C. Bradford
- A Navy Second to None
1922-1941 Thomas C. Hone
- Winning a Two-Ocean War
1941-1945 Paul Stillwell
- Cold War to Violent Peace
1945-1991 Edward J. Marolda
THE FLEET TODAY
- Today's Fleet-Forward from the Sea
Vice Admiral Robert F Dunn, USN (Ret)
President, Naval Historical Foundation
- Surface Action Starboard!
Captain Bruce R. Linder, USN (Ret)
- Two Block Foxtrot!-U.S. Carrier Aviation
Captain Rosario Rausa, USNR (Ret)
- Dive! Dive! Submarines in the New World Order
Captain James H. Patton, USN (Ret)
- Land the Landing Force! Amphibious Assault at the Turn of the Millennium
Captain George Galdorisi, USN (Ret)
- Mare Nostrum: Ocean Surveillance, Maritime Patrol, and Intelligence
Captain Andrew C. A. Jampoler, USN (Ret)
- Weapons That Wait: Mine Warfare in the 21st Century
Rear Admiral Charles F. Home III, USN (Ret)
- Stealth from the Sea
Rear Admiral George R. Worthington, USN (Ret)
The Supporting Cast
- Doctors . . Lawyers ... and Storekeeper Chiefs
Captain John Edward Jackson, Supply Corps, USN (Ret)
- Partakers of the Glory-Customs and Traditions
Vice Admiral William P. Mack, USN (Ret)
- Lest We Forget-Museums and Memorials
Rear Admiral Henry C. McKinney, USN (Ret)
Acknowledgments and Index
- Suggested Reading
- Authors and Editors
AKA : The Big White US Navy Book
Library of Congress Catalog Listing
- LC Control No.: 2002727263
- Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
- Main Title: The Navy / W. J. Holland, Jr., editor-in-chief.
- Published/Created: Washington, D.C. : Naval Historical Foundation ; [S.l.] : Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, c2000.
- Related Names:
- Holland, W. J.
- Naval Historical Foundation.
- Description: 352 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 38 cm.
- ISBN: 0883631008
- Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-346) and index.
- United States. Navy --History.
- United States --History, Naval.
- LC Classification: VA55 .N249 2000
- Dewey Class No.: 359/.00973 21
- Other System No.: (OCoLC)ocm45158244
- Geographic Area Code: n-us---
- Quality Code: pcc