Apr. 2005: Vol. 4, Issue 1

ARTICLES

Editorial: Speaking to the Naval Present in this Historical Forum
Robert Browning,
Chief Historian, U.S. Coast Guard
For the IJNH

British Naval Policy and the War against Japan, 1937-1945: Distorted Doctrine, Insufficient Resources, or Inadequate Intelligence?
Douglas Ford
Lecturer in Military History,
University of Salford, United Kingdom

BOOK REVIEWS

Michael J. Crawford (ed.), The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History [Volume III 1814-1815: Chesapeake Bay, Northern Lakes, and Pacific Ocean] (Washington D.C.: Naval Historical Center, 2002), cloth ISBN 0945274-47-5.
Reviewed by Howard J. Fuller
University of Wolverhampton
United Kingdom

James H. Critchfield, Partners at the Creation: The Men Behind Postwar Germany’s Defense and Intelligence Establishments. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2003. X, 243pp. ISBN 1-59114-136-2. Illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index.
Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Barlow
U.S. Naval Historical Center,
Washington D.C. USA

C. Herbert Gilliland. Voyage to a Thousand Cares, Master’s Mate Lawrence with the African Squadron, 1844-1846. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2004. Hardback, 329 pages, illustrated.
Reviewed by Regina T. Akers
U.S. Naval Historical Center
Washington D.C. USA

Richard E. Miller. The Messman Chronicles: African Americans in the U.S. Navy, 1932-1943. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2004.. Photographs. Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. x, 390.
Reviewed by John Darrell Sherwood
U.S. Naval Historical Center
Washington D.C. USA

Jeffrey M. Moore, Spies for Nimitz: Joint Military Intelligence in the Pacific War. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2004. Xxviii, 300pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Reviewed by Jeffrey G. Barlow
U.S. Naval Historical Center,
Washington D.C. USA

Richard A. Mobley. Flash Point North Korea, The Pueblo and EC-121 Crises. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, November 2003. 240 pages, 11 photos, 2 maps, notes, bibliography, index.
Reviewed by Regina T. Akers
U.S. Naval Historical Center USA

APRIL NAVAL HISTORY PHOTOGRAPH

The Norwegian Gunboat Sleipner, 1877.
At Kiel, Germany, for ceremonies marking the opening of the Kiel Canal, June 1895.

COMMUNITY NEWS

From the U.S. Naval War College
Announcing – Naval Blockades and Seapower: Strategies and Counter-Strategies,1805-2005
Bruce A. Elleman and S.C.M. Paine

From the Canadian Nautical Research Society
CNRS Annual Conference – Hamilton, Ontario
16 June – 18 June 2005
Theme:
Rivers, Lakes, Canals and the Sea

From the Argentine Navy Strategic Studies Center
The Argentine Navy Strategic Studies Center has produced a research paper about Argentine naval strategic thought.

From the U.S. Naval Historical Center
Naval History Workshop 2005
28-30 June, Washington D.C.

From a Colleague
Regarding Information on Professor Arthur Marder and Captain Stephen Roskill

THE HISTORY OF OCEANOGRAPHY NEWSLETTER

September 2004, Number 16
Edited by Professor Eric Mills,
Dalhousie University
Canada

Prepared in Association with
The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science
Division of the History of Science
Commission of Oceanography

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