Regulations Of The United States Naval Academy As Approved By The Secretary Of The Navy

Author: United States Naval Academy
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780265504307
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Excerpt from Regulations of the United States Naval Academy, as Approved by the Secretary of the Navy: January 1, 1876 L. The United States Naval Academy shall be under the direct care and supervision of the Secretary of the Navy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Amphibians Came To Conquer The Story Of Richmond Kelly Turner

Author: Vice Admiral George C. Dyer
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 178625204X
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Includes over 90 maps, charts and illustrations. His nickname was “Terrible Turner.” He was, according to one ensign who served with him prior to World War II, “the meanest man I ever saw, and the most competent naval officer I ever served with.” He led the successful amphibious attacks on Guadalcanal, Makin, Kwajalein, Roi-Namur, Saipan, Tinian, and Guam. He was Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner, one of the key figures in America’s defeat of Japan. In this fascinating and comprehensive biography, Vice Admiral George C. Dyer documents the tough and fearless leadership of Admiral Turner, his astonishing success in meeting some of the toughest challenges in the history of amphibious warfare, and detailed descriptions of the ships and men who fought under him. More than just a biography, The Amphibians Came to Conquer is a carefully documented history, both strategic and tactical, of the major campaigns in the Pacific from Guadalcanal to Okinawa, providing a wealth of information on how Terrible Turner and the men he commanded conquered island after island against a tough and determined foe. In an astonishing tribute to the tenacity of Turner and his men, a February 21, 1945 Japanese broadcast said: “The true nature of an alligator is that once he bites into something, he will not let go. Turner’s nature is also like this.” This remarkable book belongs in the library of any serious student of the war in the Pacific

Who Was Who In America

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Online access has: Digitized biographies from the archive of Who Was Who in America volumes (1607-1985), forming an online segment called Who’s Who in American History representing 400 years of biographical history. A subscription to Marquis Who’s Who on the Web now includes 110,000 “life stories” from 1607 to the present. Learn about inventors, explorers, colonists, abolitions, important figures in business, government, the military, education, literature and other remarkable people who helped shape American history.

Providing For The Casualties Of War

Author: Bernard D. Rostker
Publisher: Rand Corporation
ISBN: 0833078194
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War has always been a dangerous business, bringing injury, wounds, and death, and--until recently--often disease. What has changed over time, most dramatically in the last 150 or so years, is the care these casualties receive and who provides it. This book looks at the history of how humanity has cared for its war casualties and veterans, from ancient times through the aftermath of World War II.

The Laws Of Land Warfare

Author: Donald Arthur Wells
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Size: 47.64 MB
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A comprehensive examination of the laws regulating American land warfare practices.

Ashore And Afloat

Author: Julian Gwyn
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776615408
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Ashore and Afloat tells the early history of the Halifax Naval Yard. From the building of the yard and its expansion, to the people involved in the enterprise, to the nuts and bolts of buying the masts and paying the bills, Julian Gwyn's history of the Halifax Naval Yard leaves no stone unturned. Dozens of illustrations and copious appendices, including a biographical directory, accompany this compelling history.

To Serve Canada

Author: Richard A. Preston
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776603272
Size: 44.90 MB
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During the four decades following the Second World War, the Royal Military College of Canada has adapted to the need to produce professional career officers by evolving into an academic centre of excellence and one of the country's leading universities. Along the way, it has responded to the challenges of service integration and unification, bilingualism, the emergence of Collège militaire royal and Royal Roads Military College, the employment of women in non-traditional roles, Canada's changing cultural make-up, and the rapid pace of technological change. In a society in which the precepts of military service are increasingly remote, the continued competition for entrance into RMC speaks of its resilience as a centre of learning and leadership.