Apr 2008: Vol. 7, Issue 1

ARTICLES

The Difficulties of an Admiralty Reformer in the later Nineteenth Century: The case of E.N. Swainson
Iain Hamilton
University of Witwatersrand
South Africa

BOOK REVIEWS

Larry Berman, Perfect Spy: The Incredible Double Life of Pham Xuan An, Time Magazine Reporter & Vietnamese Communist Agent. Smithsonian Books, 2007. 328 pp. photos, notes, index.
Review by John D. Sherwood
Naval Historical Center

Craig C. Felker, Testing American Sea Power: U.S. Navy Strategic Exercises, 1923-1940, Texas A & M University Press, 2007. 192 pp. illustrated.
Review by Andrew Lambert
King’s College, London

Colin S. Gray, The Sheriff: America’s Defense of the New World Order, The University Press of Kentucky, 2004. 195 pp. notes, bibliography, index.
Review by John T. Broom
Norwich University

Eric Larrabee, Commander in Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their War, Naval Institute Press, 2004. 735 pp.
Review by Jeffery Cook
North Greenville University

James Douglas O’Dell, The Water is Never Cold: The Origins of the U.S. Navy’s Combat Demolition Units, UDTs and SEALS, Brassey’s, Inc., 2000. 290 pp. appendices, notes, index.
Review by John T. Broom
Norwich University

Norman Polmar, Aircraft Carriers: A History of Carrier Aviation and its Influence on World Events, Vol. I 1909-1945, Potomac Books Inc., 2006. 576 pp. 389 B&W photographs, maps, glossary, appendixes, notes, index.
Review by Andrew Lambert
King’s College London.

Norman Polmar, Aircraft Carriers: A History of Carrier Aviation and its Influence on World Events, Vol. II 1946-2006, Potomac Books Inc., 2008. 560 pp. 350 B&W photographs, maps, glossary, appendixes, notes, index.
Review by Andrew Lambert
King’s College London.

Gordon Smith, Battle Atlas of the Falklands War 1982 by Land, Sea, and Air, Naval–History.Net, 2006. 140 pp., maps, illustrations, appendix, bibliography, and index.
Review by Charles Steele
United States Air Force Academy

William H. Thiesen, Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, 1820-1920, University Press of Florida, 2006. 302pp.
Review by Howard J. Fuller
University of Wolverhampton
Department of War Studies

Rif Winfield, British Warships in the Age of Sail, 1793-1817: Design, Construction, Careers, and Fates, Chatham Publishing, 2005. 418 pp.
Review by Charles E. Brodine, Jr.
Naval Historical Center

Herbert O. Yardley, The American Black Chamber, Bobbs-Merrill, 1931; Reprint Edition, Naval Institute Press, 2004.
Review by Terrance Rucker
U.S. House of Representatives

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