The Great Ships

Author: Peter C. Smith
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811749355
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Great. Ships. Pass. In the Mediterranean, new developments were underway and
preparations well advanced for the Allied landings on the southern coast of
France, Operation Dragoon. Although the usefulness of this operation was
questioned at the time, and seen in perspective it seems a total waste of valuable
resources, the Americans were insistent upon it taking place. It was known that
the assault area was strongly defended since it stood to the north of the great
naval bases of ...

Great Ships On The Great Lakes

Author: Cathy Green
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
ISBN: 0870205927
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As the wind began to blow, the earth on Turtle's back began to grow until it
became an island in the water. Here life could begin once more, and all creatures
could live in peace. Today many Native people still give special honor to the
turtle for bearing the weight of the new Earth on its back. Ojibwe: oh jib wuh
Gitchie Manito: git chee man i toh Waynaboozoo: way nuh boo zhoo The Great
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The Great Ship

Author: Ernle Bradford
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497625718
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How Battleships Changed the History of War Ernle Bradford. CHAPTER SEVEN
The Great Change It was hardly surprising that it should be a new nation, the
United States, that would be the first to adopt steam propulsion for its navy in the
nineteenth century. Untouched by any great traditions of the past that would lay a
deadening hand upon present and future, theUnitedStates wasthe natural home
of the new world of ironbuilt vessels propelled by steamdriven screws, andthe ...

Giants Of The Clyde

Author: Robert Jeffrey
Publisher: Black & White Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785301438
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This is the fascinating, often turbulent, story of a great river, its great ships and the folk who built them.

Great Ships In New York Harbor

Author: William H., Jr. Miller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486146847
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... smaller passenger ship, she was declared surplus by the U.S. Government and
sold for scrap for $161,000 to the Lipsett Corporation. In this sad view (above),
dated December 6, 1946, the remains of the French flagship, her name faintly
visible in ghostly letters, passes under the Bayonne Bridge on her way to the
scrappers at Port Newark. Millions of troops passed through New York harbor
during the Second World War. The greatest single number, 16,683 in all,
departed aboard ...

A History Of The Great War

Author: C.R.M.F. Cruttwell
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 0897336607
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The British Isles even without an invasion could be starved out in a few weeks, as
soon as the enemy's ships had gained control of the trade routes which converge
upon our ports. They would not even have been put to the trouble of capture, for
not a merchantman would have moved out of harbour to face such a domination.
The inevitable surrender would have been one of the most complete in history.
Great Britain would have been instantly reduced to the conscript appendage of ...