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Cooney, David M. A Chronology of the U.S. Navy, 1775-1965. New York: F. Watts, 1965. 471 pp.

Naval and Maritime Chronology. Compiled from ten years of Naval Review. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. 1973. 321 pp.

Naval Review. Edited by Frank Uhlig. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1962-.

An annual publication including a detailed chronology of "Naval and Maritime Events." Since 1970 identical with the May issue of the U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings. Chronologies for the years 1961- 1971 published as Naval and Maritime Chronology, cited above.

Neeser, Robert W. Statistical and Chronological History of the United States Navy, 1775-1907. New York: Macmillan, 1909. 2 vols. (Reprinted 1971 by B. Franklin).

Vol. 1 is a bibliography of over 9,000 items; Vol. 2 is a brief summary of naval events arranged chronologically.

Rohwer, Jurgen, and Gerhard Hummelchen. Chronology of the War at Sea, 1939-1945: The Naval History of World War Two. Translated by Derek Masters. 2d revised and expanded ed. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1992. 432 pp.

Sweetman, Jack. American Naval History: An Illustrated Chronology of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-Present. 2d ed. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991. 376 pp.

U.S. Naval History Division. Civil War Naval Chronology, 1861-1865. Washington: GPO, 1971. 1117 pp.

Originally published in six parts with an index, 1961-1966.

-----. United States Naval Chronology, World War II. Washington: GPO, 1955. 214 pp.

U.S. Office of Naval Operations. United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1980. 3d ed. Prepared at the Direction of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air Warfare) and the Commander, Naval Air Systems Command. Washington: GPO, 1981. 547 pp.

A chronology of naval aviation.

Published: Thu Mar 26 15:41:25 EDT 2020