Compiled from official records and unpublished material, the author builds a unique and fascinating social history of the U.S. Navy's officer corps between its establishment in 1794 and the end of the War of 1812.
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Gentlemanly and Honorable Profession
The Creation of the U.S. Naval Officer Corps, 1794-1815
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An Illustrated History
The tragic sight of the USS Arizona burning after the attack on Pearl Harbor is etched in the collective memory of the United States citizens that lived through that infamous day. The ship sustained more losses in one day than any other ship in the U.S. Navy’s history—1,177 men. Now available in paperback, Battleship Arizona describes in detail the battleship’s ...
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