Aug 2008: Vol. 7, Issue 2


The 2007 U.S. Naval Academy Naval History Symposium Papers
(The first of four installments in a collaboration between the IJNH and the USNA History Department)

“To Copenhagen a Fleet” The British Pre-emptive Seizure of the Danish-Norwegian Navy, 1807
Hans Christian Bjerg
Royal Danish Navy

The Sailors of 1898: Identity, Motivations, and Experiences of Naval Enlisted Personnel at the Dawn of an Age of American Empire
J. Andrew Byers
Duke University

A Different Kind of Maritime Predation South American Privateering from Baltimore, 1816-1820
(Published in tandem with the Maryland Historical Magazine, by permission)
David Head
State University of New York, Buffalo

The Royal Navy and the Interdiction of Aboriginal Migration to Newfoundland, 1763-1766
Olaf U. Janzen
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
Memorial University of Newfoundland


William T. Althoff, USS Los Angeles: The Navy’s Venerable Airship and Aviation Technology, Potomac Books Inc., 2004.
Review by Andrew Lambert
King’s College, London

Paul G. Gillespie, Weapons of Choice: The Development of Precision Guided Munitions, The University of Alabama Press, 2006.
Review by Jonathan Reed Winkler
Department of History
Wright State University

Rob Newell, From the Playing Field to Battlefield: Great Athletes Who Served in World War II, Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2006.
Review by Jeffery Cook
North Greenville University

D. Thaddeus Novak, Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942. Gainesville FL : University Press of Florida , 2005.
Reviewed by Jessica Salter

James E. Wise, Jr. and Scott Baron, The Navy Cross: Extraordinary Heroism in Iraq, Afghanistan , and Other Conflicts, Annapolis , MD: Naval Institute, 2007.
Review by Jeffery Cook
North Greenville University

Howard J. Fuller, Clad in Iron: The American Civil War and the Challenge of British Naval Power. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2008.
Review by John T. Kuehn
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College


September 2007, Number 19
Edited by Professor Eric Mills,
Dalhousie University

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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