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Naval Historical Center (U.S.)

Overview
Works: 393 works in 505 publications in 1 language and 20,468 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Lists of vessels  Sources  Bibliography  Chronologies  Bibliographies  Guidebooks  Naval history  Conference papers and proceedings 
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The Naval War of 1812 : a documentary history( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the War of 1812 the U.S. Navy came of age. In fleet actions on the lakes and single ship engagements at sea, American men of war defeated Royal Navy ships of similar force. Naval officers such as Isaac Hull, Stephen Decatur, Oliver H. Perry, David Porter and Thomas Macdonough became heroes, and their ships, Constitution, United States, Niagara, Essex, and Saratoga, symbols for an American public proud of its navy. The three volumes will again call to mind the famous naval actions and events of our second war of independence with Great Britain"--Introduction
Naval aviation news by United States( )

in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of American naval fighting ships( Book )

in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nixon's trident : naval power in Southeast Asia, 1968-1972 by John Darrell Sherwood( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on the three prongs of the naval trident that President Nixon wielded during the final years of the Vietnam War: naval air power, naval bombardment, and mine warfare. For much of this period, Navy aircraft sought to hamper the flow of supplies down the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos-a huge investment in air power resources that ultimately proved fruitless. After North Vietnam's invasion of the South in 1972, however, Navy tactical aviation, as well as naval bombardment, proved critical not only in blunting the offensive but also in persuading North Vietnam to arrive at a peace agreement in Paris in 1973. For the first time in the war, the Navy was also authorized to close Haiphong Harbor and North Vietnam's other ports with naval mines-an operation that still stands out as a textbook example of how mine warfare can inflict a major economic and psychological blow on the enemy with minimal casualties for either side. Thus, naval power was indispensible to ending America's longest war. -- Provided by publisher
United States naval aviation, 1910-1995 by Roy A Grossnick( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This work is designed to provide naval personnel, historians, and aviation enthusiasts with a general background on Naval Aviation history. It highlights the significant events and developments that shaped Naval Aviation from 1910 to 1995, rather than providing a detailed treatise of particular subjects or actions. It covers all aspects of Naval Aviation, including operational activities, technical developments, and administrative changes."--Foreword (p. ix)
Dictionary of American Naval fighting ships( Book )

in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dictionary consists of an alphabetical index to over 10,000 ship histories documenting nearly every ship that the US Navy has put to sea. Continental and Confederate vessels are also included. Entries include physical information, commissioning, service record, notable actions, and decommissioning. Drawings, photographs, and documents are also included
A century of U.S. naval intelligence by Wyman H Packard( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This work] is intended to provide intelligence professionals, scholars, and the general public with a detailed, topical accounting of the long and varied activities of U.S. Naval Intelligence on behalf of the nation. --from the Foreword
The Washington Navy Yard : an illustrated history by Edward J Marolda( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The iron guns of Willard Park : Washington Navy Yard by John C Reilly( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reestablishment of the Navy, 1787-1801 : historical overview and select bibliography by Michael J Crawford( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a pamphlet on the reestablishment of the U.S. Navy and the Navy's history from 1787-1801. Includes a bibliography covering such topics as naval administration, ship building, uniforms, and naval art. The pamphlet is written by Michael J. Crawford and Christine F. Hughes and is published online by the Naval Historical Center in Washington, D.C
The United States naval railway batteries in France( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forged in war : the naval-industrial complex and American submarine construction, 1940-1961 by Gary E Weir( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aleutians Campaign, June 1942-August 1943 by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship of science and technology : a bibliographic guide by Rodney P Carlisle( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic methods of conserving underwater archaeological material culture by Donny Leon Hamilton( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operational experience of fast battleships : World War II, Korea, Vietnam by U.S. Dept. of the Navy. Naval Historical Center( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of American naval aviation squadrons by Roy A Grossnick( Book )

in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides brief history, by community, of every squadron the Navy established since the evolution of the squadron ocncept in the post-World War I era
A time of change : national strategy in the early postwar era by Colloquium on Contemporary History( )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of United States naval operations, Korea by James A Field( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German espionage and sabotage against the United States in World War II( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Naval War of 1812 : a documentary history
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Nixon's trident : naval power in Southeast Asia, 1968-1972United States naval aviation, 1910-1995Dictionary of American Naval fighting shipsThe reestablishment of the Navy, 1787-1801 : historical overview and select bibliographyForged in war : the naval-industrial complex and American submarine construction, 1940-1961
Alternative Names

controlled identityNaval History & Heritage Command (U.S.)

controlled identityUnited States. Department of the Navy

controlled identityUnited States. Naval History Division

√Čtats-Unis, Naval historical center

Etats-Unis. Naval history division

Etats-Unis. Navy department. Naval historical center

Etats-Unis. Office of naval history

Naval Historical Center

Naval Historical Center. Departmen of the Navy.

Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History Division

Naval Records and History Division

NHC

NHC (Naval Historical Center (U.S.))

NHHC

Stany Zjednoczone. Departmen of the Navy. Naval Historical Center.

Stany Zjednoczone. Naval Historical Center.

United States. Department of the Navy. Naval Historical Center.

United States Naval Historical Center

United States. Navy Dept. Naval Historical Center

US Naval Historical Center.

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English (87)