In this policy study of the U.S. Navy's expansion from 1939 through the end of the war, the author details some of the political and strategic complexities involved when a nation allocates finite resources to seemingly endless needs.
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Quarterdeck and Bridge
Two Centuries of American Naval Leaders
This superb collection of biographical essays tells the story of the U.S. Navy through the lives of the officers who forged its traditions. The essayists are leading naval historians who assess the careers of these men and their impact on the naval service, from the Continental Navy of the American Revolution to the nuclear Navy of the Cold War.
Available Formats: Softcover
The Unsinkable Fleet
The Politics of U.S. Navy Expansion in World War II
Available Formats: Hardcover