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Author Symonds, Craig L.

Title Decision at sea [electronic resource] : five naval battles that shaped American history / Craig L. Symonds.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 378 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : naval battles and history -- Wooden warships and the western frontier : the Battle of Lake Erie, September 10, 1813 -- Iron, steam, and national union : the Battle of Hampton Roads, March 8-9, 1862 -- Armored cruisers and empire : the Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898 -- Naval aviation and world war : the Battle of Midway, June 4, 1942 -- Missile warfare and the American imperium : Operation Praying Mantis, the Persian Gulf, April 18, 1988 -- Epilogue : naval battles and the 21st century.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Naval battles -- United States -- History.
United States -- History, Naval -- Anecdotes.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780195171457 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0195171454 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

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