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Navy Regulations and Historic Documents

This section presents transcribed copies of landmark documents governing all aspects of life in the Navy. Additional documents can be found under the chronological listings for Wars and Conflicts of the U.S. Navy.

Laws Relating to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps

Presidential Executive Orders

International Agreements

Navy Regulations

Navy General Orders

A Brief History of Civilian Personnel in the U.S. Navy Department

Historic Documents Relating to African-Americans in the U.S. Navy

Historic Documents Relating to Women in the U.S. Navy

Old Ironsides' Battle Record: Documents of USS Constitution's Illustrious Deeds