Oct 2002: Vol. 1, Issue 2


Michael Whitby, for the IJNH.

Building a Doctrine: U.S. Naval Tactics and Battle Plans in the Interwar Period
Trent Hone
Senior Associate, Rubicon Technologies


Christopher M. Bell, The Royal Navy, Seapower and Strategy Between the Wars
Reviewed by Warwick M. Brown
King’s College, London,
Department of War Studies

H.P. Willmott, The War With Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942 – October 1943
Part One of the Total War: New Perspectives on World War II-Series.
Review by Douglas Ford

Jay W. Simson, Naval Strategies of the Civil War: Confederate Innovations and Federal Opportunism (Nashville: Cumberland House, 2001)
Reviewed by Howard J. Fuller
King’s College, London
Department of War Studies.

Spencer C. Tucker, A Short History of the Civil War at Sea (Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2002)
Reviewed by Howard J. Fuller
King’s College, London
Department of War Studies.


When the Monitors Came to Europe: The Danish Monitor Rolf Krake, 1863.
Hans Christian Bjerg
Chief Archivist, Military Archives, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Contemporary History Branch, U.S. Naval Historical Center offers a sample audio oral history source from one of  its recent official histories, An Ocean in Common: American Naval Officers, Scientists, and the Ocean Environment by Gary E. Weir. Texas A&M University Press, 2001
Introduction [Weir] Clip 1


The National Defense University,
Washington D.C.

Professor John Hattendorf,
U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

Professor Holger H. Herwig,
University of Calgary, Canada

Private Request for Research Assistance

From the Directorate of History and
Heritage, NDHQ, Ottawa, Canada

the U.S. Naval Historical Center
Washington D.C.

From Dr. Edward  Marolda
U.S. Naval Historical Center, Washington D.C.:
Naval History Seminar Program for

Publication news from
Michael J. Crawford,
Head, Early History Branch,
U.S. Naval Historical Center,
Washington, D.C.

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