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Naval War College (U.S.). Press

Works: 46 works in 82 publications in 1 language and 9,310 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Diaries  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Conference papers and proceedings  Naval history  Case studies  Biographies 
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Classifications: JX1295, 359.009
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Most widely held works by Naval War College (U.S.).
Talking about naval history : a collection of essays by John B Hattendorf( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doing naval history : essays toward improvement by Yale-Naval War College Conference( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An admiral's yarn by Harris Laning( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript copy of unpublished autobiography
Ubi sumus? : the state of naval and maritime history by Yale-Naval War College Conference( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspiring innovation by Robert Crosby( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of African American admirals in the US Navy--Provided by publisher
Defeating the U-boat : inventing antisubmarine warfare by Jan S Breemer( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Defeating the U-boat: Inventing Antisubmarine Warfare, Newport Paper 36, Jan. S. Breemer tells the story of the British response to the German submarine threat. His account of Germany's 'asymmetric' challenge (to use the contemporary term) to Britain's naval mastery holds important lessons for the United States today, the U.S. Navy in particular. The Royal Navy's obstinate refusal to consider seriously the option of convoying merchant vessels, which turned out to be key to the solution of the U-boat problem, demonstrates the extent to which professional military cultures can thwart technical and operational innovation even in circumstances of existential threat. Although historical controversy continues to cloud this issue ... Breemer ends his lively and informative study with some general reflections on military innovation and the requirements for fostering it."--Foreword
High seas buffer : the Taiwan Patrol Force, 1950-1979 by Bruce A Elleman( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following its defeat on the mainland in 1949, the Nationalist government retreated to Taiwan. Although the Nationalist navy was comparatively large, to many it seemed almost certain that the People's Republic of China (PRC) would attack and take Taiwan, perhaps as early as summer 1950. The Korean War began on 25 June 1950, however, and the possibility of a PRC invasion of Taiwan was countered when on 27 June President Harry S. Truman ordered the Seventh Fleet to "neutralize" the Taiwan Strait. Mao Zedong at first postponed and eventually canceled altogether his planned invasion of Taiwan. The U.S. Navy's Taiwan Patrol Force operation lasted from summer 1950 until at least 1979, arguably even sporadically after that date. Lasting twenty-nine years, the Taiwan Patrol Force was one of the longest naval operations in modern history. It was also one of the most successful, since -- as the most obvious symbol of American power -- it ensured that friction over the Taiwan Strait did not escalate into a full-blown war. In fact, the Taiwan Patrol Force did its job so well that virtually nothing has been written about it. U.S. Navy ships acted both as a buffer between the two antagonists and as a trip wire in case of aggression. The force fulfilled the latter function twice in the 1950s -- during the first (1954-55) and second (1958) Taiwan Strait crises -- and a third time in the next decade (1962), at which point additional U.S. Navy vessels were called in to assist. Even after the Taiwan Patrol Force was terminated in 1979 it continued in spirit, as shown by a fourth Taiwan Strait crisis. During the PRC missile tests of 1995-96 two U.S. aircraft carriers were deployed to the area, and in 2001, during the ten days of negotiations over the EP-3 incident of 1 April, a carrier was almost sent. As recently as 2009, when maritime tensions between an American survey ship and Chinese vessels threatened to escalate into a larger conflict, a U.S. Navy destroyer was sent to the scene. Thus, the patrolling functions that began in 1950 have continued largely unchanged to this day, as U.S. Navy vessels act to influence China's military, economic, and political relations with its maritime neighbors
Asia eyes America : regional perspectives on U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy in the twenty-first century by Jonathan D Pollack( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a collection of papers produced by participants (U.S. and regional scholars and analysts) at a conference, "Asia Eyes America," held at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, in May 2006. What are the implications of Asia's longer-term transformation for U.S. interests? How might change reconfigure American security requirements in the next decade and beyond? On what basis does United States reaffirm yet redefine its enduring commitment to regional order? This volume is a collaborative effort involving prominent specialists on both sides of the Pacific. The book focuses on underlying attitudes toward American power and policy, especially as viewed by strategic analysts within the region. Various contributors describe contradictory attitudes toward American power. Most states hope to deepen ties with the United States, while avoiding comprehensive envelopment in U.S. strategy. There is a tension between the preference for continued American regional involvement, while seeking to limit possibilities of highly intrusive U.S. policy interventions. Both considerations will continue to shape regional attitudes toward American power, especially U.S. military power--Publisher's description
Innovation in carrier aviation by Thomas Hone( )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study is about innovations in carrier aviation and the spread of those innovations from one navy to the navy of a close ally. The innovations are the angled flight deck; the steam catapult; and the mirror and lighted landing aid that enabled pilots to land jet aircraft on a carrier's short and narrow flight deck
Blue versus purple : the U.S. Naval War College, the Soviet Union, and the new enemy in the Pacific, 1946 by Hal M Friedman( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is about the war-gaming activities of the Naval War College (NWC) in the late summer and fall of 1946 in Newport, Rhode Island ... [and] how the end of World War II and the beginning of the Cold War impacted the Naval War College in terms of changing its focus from Japan to the Soviet Union as the primary enemy in the Pacific Basin."--Preface
Commerce raiding : historical case studies, 1755-2009 by Bruce A Elleman( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixteen case studies in this book reflect the extraordinary diversity of experience of navies attempting to carry out, and also to eliminate, commerce raiding. Because the cases emphasize conflicts in which commerce raiding had major repercussions, they shed light on when, how, and in what manner it is most likely to be effective. The authors have been asked to examine the international context, the belligerents, the distribution of costs and benefits, the logistical requirements, enemy countermeasures, and the operational and strategic effectiveness of these campaigns
Influence without boots on the ground : seaborne crisis response by Larissa Forster( )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military intervention always has been and always will be an important part of foreign policy, a tool to further national interests and influence world events. Many scholars have tried to explain the intervention behavior of states in crises, conflicts, and wars. When and why do states intervene, and what are reasons for nonintervention? What conflicts and crises are more likely to call for intervention, and why? When is intervention successful? The explanations are manifold and include political, military, economic, social, environmental, domestic, and humanitarian factors. The theoretical literature covers a gamut of realist intentions, ranging from security, power, and national interests, as guides to state action; to emphasis on international trade and economics; and to domestic politics. Some argue for explanations based on idealistic aspirations, such as democracy and human rights. Many studies focus on a mix of different reasons. From this vast field, the author has selected international crises involving any form of U.S. activity in the years 1946-2006. Within these U.S. activities, the author distinguishes between crisis response with and without naval forces, as this study intends to advance the knowledge of the use of U.S. naval forces as a response to international crises and to contribute to a better understanding of when and how the U.S. Navy is deployed
The Law of naval operations( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The law of piracy by Alfred P Rubin( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents on prisoners of war by Naval War College (U.S.)( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in international law from the Naval War College review, 1947-1977( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International law across the spectrum of conflict : essays in honour of Professor L.C. Green on the occasion of his eightieth birthday( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisoners of war in international armed conflict by Howard S Levie( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing to think : the intellectual journey of a naval career by Robert C Rubel( )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this volume is to honor the work and thought of Robert C. Rubel, Captain, U.S. Navy (Ret.). Since his retirement from the Navy, Robert (a.k.a. "Barney") Rubel has held senior positions in the Center for Naval Warfare Studies (CNWS), in the Naval War College, in Newport, Rhode Island -- first as deputy dean, then as chairman of the War Gaming Department, and finally (since 2006) as dean. During this period, not only has he presided effectively over a complex (and in many ways anomalous) institution, but he has found the time to create a substantial body of published writings about naval warfare and war, or strategy generally. In the process, he has quietly established himself as one of the Navy's most innovative and wide-ranging thinkers. This volume brings together a selection of Rubel's short papers from over the last decade and a half. Viewed as a single body of thought, they gain in weight from being read and considered together. It is hoped, therefore, that this volume will provide a basis for a better and more enduring appreciation of Rubel's contribution to the intellectual capital of today's Navy
The Queenstown patrol, 1917 : the diary of commander Joseph Knefler Taussig, U.S. Navy by Joseph K Taussig( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Foreword-- "Published here is the diary that Taussig kept during his time in command of the first U.S. destroyers to arrive in the war zone in 1917. The entries, letters, and reports reveal U.S. and Allied naval personnel grappling with the issues of technological, tactical, and doctrinal innovation; the difficulties of the Navy's early experiences in combined command, control, communication, and coordination; the sometimes awkward matching of operational means with strategic ends; the troubles in mastering both shallow-water and open-ocean antisubmarine warfare; and even the distressing consequences of friendly fire. Most importantly, we find the earliest glimpses of American naval participation in modern coalition warfare."
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Asia eyes America : regional perspectives on U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy in the twenty-first century
Asia eyes America : regional perspectives on U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy in the twenty-first century
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