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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition [stated]. Hardcover. xvi, 587,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Signed by both authors on fep. Fep has staple holes at top edge. DJ in plastic sleeve, has an autographed copy sticker on the front. James Vincent Forrestal (February 15, 1892 – May 22, 1949) was the last Cabinet-level United States Secretary of the Navy and the first United States Secretary of Defense. Forrestal was a supporter of naval battle groups centered on aircraft carriers. In 1954, the world's first supercarrier was named USS Forrestal in his honor, as is the James V. Forrestal Building, which houses the headquarters of the United States Department of Energy. He is also the namesake of the Forrestal Lecture Series at the United States Naval Academy, which brings prominent military and civilian leaders to speak to the Brigade of Midshipmen, and of the James Forrestal Campus of Princeton University in Plainsboro Township, New Jersey.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1983. 353, illus., maps, note on sources, notes, reading list, index, usual lib markings, rear board quite weak, DJ in plastic sleeve ink scribbling on pp. 334-336, ink notations on p. 353, soiling to fore- edge. The author argues that the unrelenting pressure of the Royal Navy was the prime factor which led to the defeat on land of the Central Powers by the end of 1918. Three chapters (pp. 211-297) cover the battle of Jutland.