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Jan 18

Admirals in the U.S. Navy 1862-1900

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 12:01 AM

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A Alden, James (1810 –1877). Almy, John Jay (1815 – 1895). Ammen, Daniel (1820 – 1898). B Bailey, Theodorus (1805 – 1877). Balch, George Beale (1821 – 1908). Baldwin, Charles Henry (1822 – 1888). Barker, Albert Smith (1843 – 1916). Beaman, George William (1837 – 1917). Beardslee, Grove Spooner (1838 – 1906). Beardslee, Lester Anthony (1836 – 1903). Beaumont, John Colt. (1821 – 1882). Belknap, George Eugene (1832 – 1903). Bell, Charles Heyer (1798 – 1875). Bell, Henry Haywood (1808 – 1868). Benham, Andrew Ellicott Kennedy (1832 – 1905). Boggs, Charles Stuart (1811 – 1877). Book, George Milton (1845 –… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Jan 17

Navy-Themed Sheet Music of the WWI Era (1914-1919)

Monday, January 17, 2011 12:01 AM

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Navy-Themed Sheet Music of the WWI Era (1914-1919) as drawn from Bernard S. Parker’s World War I Sheet Music. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2007. 2 vols. The purpose of this list is to provide basic information on Navy-themed sheet music of the WWI period (1914-1919) as drawn from Parker’s work. The term “Navy-themed” refers to the cover illustration of the sheet music. In order to be considered “Navy-themed”, the cover illustration must be totally or mostly related to a Navy theme–sailors, warships, etc. While the Navy appears on a great many of the 9,670 items listed in Parker, it is… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Jan 14

Mexican Navy Uniforms on Display at El Museo Histórico Naval de la Ciudad de México

Friday, January 14, 2011 12:01 AM

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Part 2 of 2 … More photos from the Director of the Navy Department Library’s trip to El Museo Histórico Naval de la Ciudad de México. Today’s post focuses on uniforms.

 
Jan 13

El Museo Histórico Naval de la Ciudad de México

Thursday, January 13, 2011 12:01 AM

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Part 1 of 2… The Director of the Navy Department Library recently visited El Museo Histórico Naval de la Ciudad de México which is located on the fourth floor of the Palacio Postal in Mexico City. Here are just a few of his pictures. Check back tomorrow for additional photos. Part 2: Uniforms

 
Dec 25

Merry Christmas from USS Mindoro (CVE-120)

Saturday, December 25, 2010 12:01 AM

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Dec 15

Some new titles at the Navy Department Library

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 2:17 PM

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Come visit us at the Washington Navy Yard to check out these and many more books! Allah’s angels : Chechen women in war / by Paul J. Murphy An Army at the crossroads / by Andrew F. Krepinevich Attitudes aren’t free : thinking deeply about diversity in the US armed forces / [edited by] James E. Parco, David A. Levy The Battle of North Cape : the death ride of the Scharnhorst, 1943 / by Angus Konstam The Brusilov offensive / by Timothy C. Dowling Central Greece and the politics of power in the fourth century BC / by John… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Dec 13

Mail Call: Navy Department Library

Monday, December 13, 2010 6:00 AM

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We like getting donations in the mail at the Navy Department Library. Gifts like items from the original commissioning of the Battleship Missouri enhance our collections and support the research of US Navy personnel, historians, scholars, and other researchers.  Interested in enhancing our collection of materials? Click here.

 
Dec 7

AIR RAID ON PEARL HARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 7:51 AM

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Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet Heading: 1830 O BT AIR RAID ON PEAR[L] HARBOR X THIS IS NOT DRILL WUHD TOR FOX 1930 DEC. 7, 1941 From: CINCPAC Action To: CINCLANT CINCAF OPNAV

 
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