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New York: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1944. New Second Edition [stated], Presumed first printing thus. Hardcover. xviii, 587,  pages. DJ is worn, torn, chipped and soiled. Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition, Illustrations (some in color). Tables. Charts. Bibliography. Index. Name written inside front board, This edition is an important snapshot during the World War II era. Arthur Ainslie Ageton (October 25, 1900 – April 23, 1971) was a naval officer, ambassador, writer, and writing teacher. He was the United States Ambassador to Paraguay from September 9, 1954, to April 10, 1957. He was also a rear admiral in the Navy. He wrote or co-wrote books, including The Naval Officer's Guide, Admiral Ambassador to Russia, Manual of Celestial Navigation, and The Marine Officer's Guide. After receiving his high school diploma Ageton went to Washington State College for one year from 1918 to 1919. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1923 and earned a post-graduate certificate in 1931. He earned a master's degree in Modern Writing from Johns Hopkins University in 1953. He served as executive officer aboard the battleship USS Washington, promoted to captain, commanded LST Flotilla 3 in the Southwest Pacific, and received the Bronze Star for bravery at the battle of Leyte Gulf. He wrote The Naval Officer's Guide (1943), six editions in all, and other manuals. He retired as a rear admiral on December 1, 1947. He then taught creative writing at George Washington University.
West Point, New York: United States Military Academy, 1978. 3rd Edition. Wraps. v, , 68, , Appendix: Directory of Addresses of Specialized Agencies and Organizations. Index. Name of compiler on the title page underlined in ink. Slight cover wear and soiling. This is USMA Library Bulletin No. 14A. Foreword by Egon A. Weiss, the Librarian of the United States Military Academy. This third edition updates USMA Library Bulletins Numbers 7 and 14 issued in 1969 and 1975 respectively This new edition of the bulletin is designed to facilitate access to a wider scope of sources in this discipline. This annotated military history bibliography has been prepared to aid researchers. In this third edition, several categories, including "order of battles", 'abstracts', 'lineages', 'statistics', and 'guide books' have been added to broaden the scope and usefulness of this bibliography. Items selected for inclusion are mostly in English, contain reliable information, and are available in many large libraries. Thus, it does not claim to be exhaustive, but it is intended to be an effective research aide for ROTC students, cadets, faculty, historians and other researchers.
Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1986. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. 21 cm. xiv. 197,  pages. Wraps. Illustrations. Footnotes. Endnotes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Slight wear and soiling to covers. Andrew J. Bacevich Jr. (born July 5, 1947) is an American historian specializing in international relations, security studies, American foreign policy, and American diplomatic and military history. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1969 and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, serving in Vietnam from the summer of 1970 to the summer of 1971. He taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins University before joining the faculty at Boston University in 1998. He is a Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History at the Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. He is also a retired career officer in the Armor Branch of the United States Army, retiring with the rank of colonel. He is a former director of Boston University's Center for International Relations (from 1998 to 2005), now part of the Pardee School of Global Studies. Bacevich is the co-founder and president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016. First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xiv, 560,  pages. Illustrations. Notes. Index. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Name of previous owner on fep. David Jeremiah Barron (born July 7, 1967) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and former S. William Green Professor of Public Law at Harvard Law School. He previously served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice. Barron is known for his controversial legal memo justifying the use of lethal drone strikes against U.S. citizens without judicial process. For his book Waging War: The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS, in February 2017, Barron was named the winner of Norwich University's 2017 Colby Award, which is awarded for works that make major academic contributions to the understanding of military history, intelligence activities, and foreign relations.