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United States Naval Institute

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Works: 743 works in 1,092 publications in 1 language and 19,243 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  History  Naval history  Handbooks and manuals  Maps  Lists of vessels  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher
Classifications: V1, 359.00973
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Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naval history( )

in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers a wide range of naval history, including various eras, subjects & countries."
The Naval Institute historical atlas of the U.S. Navy by Craig L Symonds( )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an illustrated history of American naval warfare beginning with the Revolutionary War and concluding with a look at the Navy going into the twenty-first century, with maps that pinpoint the locations of U.S. ships, and discussion of the rising and falling forturnes of the Navy over the years
John Paul Jones, fighter for freedom and glory by Lincoln Lorenz( Book )

5 editions published between 1943 and 1969 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener's son, John Paul, who became America's greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman, African slaver, traveling actor, merchant captain, accused of murder and suspected of freebooting?this was John Paul. Captain in Washington's Continental Navy, raider of the British coasts and victor in one of history's most desperate naval battles, lion of the French court and beloved by beautiful women, Russian admiral under Catherine the Great, and dead at 45, neglected by his adopted United States, his very grave lost for a hundred years
David Glasgow Farragut by Charles Lee Lewis( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second volume of this authoritative biography of America's first admiral examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut's life, which included the ever-fascinating period of the Civil War. Farragut was as carefully methodical in preparation for battle as he was fearlessly swift in the execution of his plans. In Our First Admiral, the reader will learn of gross inefficiency and waste in the conduct of war, in the North as well as the South; of jealous ambition and malicious criticism; of lukewarm support of the government, lack of cooperation between the Army and Navy, and the i
Navigation and nautical astronomy, a textbook on navigation and nautical anatonomy by Benjamin Dutton( Book )

11 editions published between 1939 and 1943 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Secretaries of the Navy( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combat fleets of the world by United States Naval Institute( )

in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bluejackets' manual( )

in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German Navy in World War Two : a reference guide to the Kriegsmarine, 1935-1945 by Jak P. Mallmann Showell( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torpedoboat sailor. by Charles Minor Blackford( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bluejacket's manual by Thomas J Cutler( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paullin's history of naval administration, 1775-1911: a collection of articles from the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings by Charles Oscar Paullin( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic collection of articles from the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, now in ebook form
Guide to the Soviet Navy by Siegfried Breyer( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almanac of naval facts by United States Naval Institute( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calendar of important dates in U.S. Navy history and glossary of naval terms in capsule form
The Ships and aircraft of the United States fleet( )

in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naval review( )

in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heavy weather guide. Part I: Hurricanes by Edwin T Harding( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desertion and the Bertillon system for the identification of persons by Alexander McCrackin( Book )

4 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidewinder : creative missile development at China Lake by Ron Westrum( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mid-1950s a small group of overworked, underpaid scientists and engineers, working on a remote base in the Mojave Desert, developed a weapon no one had asked for but that everyone was looking for. Sidewinder is the story of how that unorthodox team at China Lake, lead by the visionary Bill McLean, overcame Navy bureaucracy and more heavily funded projects to develop the world's best air-to-air missile. Based on years of research and hundreds of interviews, Westrum's study examines the unique military-civilian cult of creativity that helped Mclean and his China Lake team produce an
 
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The Naval Institute historical atlas of the U.S. Navy
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David Glasgow FarragutThe Bluejacket's manual