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United States Naval History: A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1



SPECIAL SUBJECTS

Flags and Pennants


Boylan, Robert J. "27 Pennants of Pride." Navy: The Magazine of Sea Power 14 (March 1971): 34- 37.

Describes battle streamers for the United States Navy flag.

Dunn, Lucius C. "Some Unpublished History of Old Glory." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 61 (July 1935): 965-972.

Furlong, William R. So Proudly We Hail: The History of the United States Flag. With the editorial assistance of Harold D. Langley. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981. 260 pp.

McCraken, Alan R. "The Church Pennant." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 56 (August 1930): 717- 719.

Preble, George H. Origin and History of the American Flag and of the Naval and Yacht-Club Signals, Seals and Arms, and Principal National Songs of the United States, With a Chronicle of the Symbols, Standards, Banners, and Flags of Ancient and Modern Nations. Rev. ed. Philadelphia: N. L. Brown, 1917. 2 vols.

Quaife, Milo M., Melvin J. Weig, and Roy E. Appleman. The History of the United States Flag, From the Revolution to the Present, Including a Guide to Its Use and Display. New York: Harper, 1961. 182 pp.

Rankin, Hugh F. "The Naval Flag of the American Revolution." William and Mary Quarterly 2 (1954): 339-353.

Schermerhorn, Frank E. American and French Flags of the Revolution, 1775-1783. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Society of Sons of the Revolution, 1948. 148 pp.

U.S. Naval History Division. Battle Streamers of the United States Navy. Washington: GPO, 1972. 24 pp.

U.S. Office of Naval Operations. Flags, Pennants and Customs. DNC 27(A). Washington: GPO, 1965. various paging.

Contains instructions regarding the description and display of flags used in the naval service.