Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy

Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy

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The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy covers U.S. Naval developments, personnel, and engagements from the colonial times to the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, events and other terminology of the Navy. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the United States Navy.The first led to the Allies being able to track German submarines in Atlantic and European waters, and the second led to the Americans cracking the Japanese PURPLE code, which led them to have information in hand on ... and Task Force 136 (consisting of an aircraft carrier, two cruisers, plus squads of destroyers) was organized to carry out the blockade, while ... On 24 October, the quarantine was put into effect, and 24 of the 25 Soviet vessels approaching Cuba reversed course.

Title:Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy
Author:James M. Morris, Patricia M. Kearns
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2011-04-01


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