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9. Confronting the SovietsThe Cold War Navy (1945–1975)

9. Confronting the Soviets: The Cold War Navy (1945–1975)  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0009
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chapter
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9780199394760
At the end of World War II, the U.S. Navy was more than twice as large as all the rest of the navies of the world combined. The inevitable contraction that followed was less draconian than ... More
8. The Two-Ocean NavyThe U.S. Navy in World War II (1939–1945)

8. The Two-Ocean Navy: The U.S. Navy in World War II (1939–1945)  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199394760
Europe went back to war in 1939 and on July 19 1940, the U.S. Congress passed the Two-Ocean Navy Act, the largest naval appropriation in American history, which expanded the U.S. Navy by ... More
American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction  

Craig L. Symonds

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.001.0001
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book
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9780199394760
American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of the United States Navy from its birth during the American Revolution, through its emergence as a global ... More
4. A Constabulary NavyPirates, Slavers, and Manifest Destiny (1820–1850)

4. A Constabulary Navy: Pirates, Slavers, and Manifest Destiny (1820–1850)  

Craig L. Symonds

in American Naval History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780199394777
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199394760.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199394760
After 1820, the day-to-day duties of the United States Navy involved dealing with smugglers, pirates, and the illegal slave trade and so deploying the large ships of the line was deemed ... More

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