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The American Revolution involved a naval war of immense scope and variety, including no fewer than twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans—to say nothing of rivers and lakes.

In no other war were so many large-scale fleet battles fought, one of which was the most strategically significant naval battle in all of British, French, and American. The Struggle for Sea Power is a fine survey of the application of sea power during the American Revolution.

It illuminates many aspects of the war at sea ranging from the weather to the political ramifications of both successes and failures/5(30). This is naval hiistory at its very best: illuminating, human, and readable. Unlike other histories of the revolution, this book recognizes the war for independence as a maritime conflict and fully explores the struggle for command of the sea.

Broad and balanced in vision, it is the first study to mesh the operations of the Continental Navy and various state navies with the maneuvers of the.

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The American Revolution involved a naval war of immense scope and variety, including no fewer than twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans—to say nothing of rivers and lakes.

The American Revolution was a naval war of immense scope, embroiling twenty-two navies fighting on five oceans. Britain alone launched simultaneous campaigns in the English Channel, the North and Mid-Atlantic, the Mediterranean, the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean, the Pacific, the North Sea, and, of course, the Eastern Seaboard of America/5.

A wide-ranging yet concise survey of the U.S. Navy from the colonial era through the Civil War, the book draws on American, British, and French history to reveal how navies reflect diplomatic, political, economic, and social developments and to show how the foundation of America’s future naval greatness was laid during the Civil War.

The Naval History and Heritage Command series Naval Documents of the American Revolution provides researchers access to a variety of perspectives through the words of. I read a good book called "Fusiliers: The Saga of a British Redcoat Regiment in the American Revolution" by Mark Urban.

I read another book called The Brave Bostonians that I enjoyed and a lot of it was set in England. Non-fiction. I just picked up a book called Iron Tears that I believe will throw some light on the British side of the Revolution. The Struggle for Sea Power is a book not only about the American Revolution, but about the birth of the U.S.

Navy. Thankfully, it is not a book that glorifies war, but one that takes on. A NAVAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION by GARDNER W. ALLEN Boston, Houghton, CONTENTS. The Opening of Hostilities, II. Naval Administration And Organization.

III. Washington's Fleet, and IV. The New Providence Expedition, V. Other Events on the Sea VI. Lake Champlain BOOK REVIEWS Willis cites only Mahan’s book on the American Revolution; he does not cite The Influence of Sea Power upon History, –, Mahan’s most.

In the tradition of the preceding volumes - the first of which was published in - this work synthesizes edited documents, including correspondence, ship logs, muster rolls, orders, and.

First Edition. This book is hard-bound in 2/3 light blue cloth, 1/3 dark blue cloth, with gilt stamping on the upper cover and spine, in a dust jacket with soiling, toning, and wear to the bottom edge.

Details about US Military Navy Naval History American Revolution Sloop Saratoga John Young Rating: % positive. Lists primarily the naval documents of the American Revolution included in the "Papers of the Continental Congress." Second half of volume deals exclusively with Letter of Marque bonds.

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Naval Documents of the American Revolution is a thirteen-volume (and counting) anthology of extracts from American, British, French, and Spanish diaries, letters, petitions, and ships’ logs, as well as muster rolls, orders, official reports, and newspaper accounts relating to naval warfare in the American Revolution.

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By Joshua L. Wick, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Despite the success of the fledgling Continental Navy during the American Revolution the ending of the war actually brought an end to our nation’s first navy.

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