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AMERICAN STEEL NAVY: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE U.S. NAVY FROM THE INTRODUCTION OF THE STEEL HULL IN 1883 TO THE CRUISE OF THE GREAT WHITE FLEET, 1907-1909

Alden, John D.

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ISBN 10: 0870212486 / ISBN 13: 9780870212482
Published by Naval Institute Press (1989), Annapolis, MD, 1989
Condition: Book and dw fine condition Hardcover
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Title: AMERICAN STEEL NAVY: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY ...

Publisher: Naval Institute Press (1989), Annapolis, MD

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Book and dw fine condition

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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The American Steel Navy traces the development of the modern U.S. Navy from its first steel ships authorized in 1883 through the War with Spain until its maturing in the form of the Great White Fleet. The text is heavily illustrated by photographs and drawings of the ships themselves, their equipment, and the men who designed and served on them. Appendices include outline plans of the major ships and biographical sketches of important people involved in their development. This classic study of the U.S. Navy is now back in print due to popular demand. This is the third printing.

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John D. Alden, a retired U.S. Navy commander and World War II veteran, has written five books and numerous articles for the U.S. Naval Institute.

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