The Navy Department Library
World War I, 1917-1918
NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1
NAVAL HISTORY BY PERIOD
Albion, Robert G., and Jennie B. Pope. Sea Lanes in Wartime: The American Experience, 1775-1945. New York: Norton, 1942. 367 pp. (Reprinted 1968 by Archon).
Alden, Carroll S. "American Submarine Operations in the War." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 46 (June 1920): 811-850, 1013-1048.
Allard, Dean C. "Admiral William S. Sims and United States Naval Policy in World War I." American Neptune 35 (April 1975): 97-110.
-----. "Anglo-American Naval Differences During World War I." Military Affairs 44 (April 1980): 75- 81.
Beers, Henry P. "U.S. Naval Forces in Northern Russia (Archangel and Murmansk), 1918-1919." U.S. Navy Department, Administrative Office, Administrative Reference Service Report No. 5. Washington: U.S. Navy Department, 1943. 55 pp.
Belknap, Reginald R. The Yankee Mining Squadron: Or, Laying the North Sea Mine Barrage. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1920. 110 pp.
Braisted, William R. The United States Navy in the Pacific, 1909-1922. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1971. 741 pp.
Clark, William Bell. When the U-Boats Came to America. Boston: Little, Brown, 1929. 359 pp.
Clephane, Lewis P. History of the Naval Overseas Transportation Service in World War I. Washington: GPO, 1969. 283 pp.
Daniels, Josephus. The Cabinet Diaries of Josephus Daniels, 1913-1921. Edited by E. David Cronon. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press 1963. 648 pp.
Daniels was Secretary of the Navy, 1913-1921. Diaries for 1914 and 1916 are lacking.
-----. Our Navy at War. New York: Doran, 1922. 390 pp.
Frothingham, Thomas G. The Naval History of the World War. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1924- 26. 3 vols. (Reprinted 1971 by Books for Libraries).
Gibson, Richard H., and Maurice Prendergast. The German Submarine War, 1914-1918. New York: Richard Smith, 1931. 438 pp.
Gleaves, Albert. A History of the Transport Service: Adventures and Experiences of United States Transports and Cruisers in the World War. New York: Doran, 1921. 284 pp.
Grant, Robert M. U-Boats Destroyed: The Effect of Anti- Submarine Warfare, 1914-1918. London: Putnam, 1964. 172 pp.
Hoehling, Adolph A. The Great War at Sea: A History of Naval Action, 1914-18. New York: Crowell, 1965. 336 pp.
Kittredge, Tracy B. Naval Lessons of the Great War, a Review of the Senate Naval Investigation of the Criticisms by Admiral Sims of the Policies and Methods of Josephus Daniels. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1921. 472 pp.
MacLeish, Kenneth. The Price of Honor: The World War One Letters of Naval Aviator Kenneth MacLeish. Edited by Geoffrey L. Rossano. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991. 242 pp.
Millholland, Ray. The Splinter Fleet of the Otranto Barrage. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1936. 307 pp.
Popular account of the operations of United States submarine chasers.
Moffat, Alexander W. Maverick Navy. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan Univ. Press, 1976. 157 pp.
A personal account of World War I antisubmarine operations related by Captain Moffat, who served as an ensign with the Naval Reserve Forces.
Morison, Elting E. Admiral Sims and the Modern American Navy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. 547 pp. (Reprinted 1968 by Russell).
The Northern Barrage, Mine Force, United States Atlantic Fleet, the North Sea, 1918. Edited by All Hands. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1919. 127 pp.
Paine, Ralph D. The First Yale Unit: A Story of Naval Aviation, 1916-1919. Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside, 1925. 2 vols.
Russell, James C., and William E. Moore. The United States Navy in the World War: Official Pictures Selected From the Files of the Navy Department, the War Department and the United States Marine Corps, With Supplemental Photographs From Unofficial Sources. Washington: Pictorial Bureau, 1921. 320 pp.
Silverstone, Paul H. U.S. Warships of World War I. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1970. 304 pp.
Sims, William S. The Victory at Sea. With introduction and notes by David F. Trask. Classics of Naval Literature. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1984. 448 pp.
First published in 1920 by Doubleday. Sims served as Commander U.S. Naval Forces in European Waters.
Trask, David F. "The American Navy in a World at War, 1914-1919." In In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984, 2d ed., edited by Kenneth J. Hagan, 205-220. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1984.
-----. Captains & Cabinets: Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1918. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1972. 396 pp.
U.S. Bureau of Yards and Docks. Activities of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, Navy Department, World War, 1917-1918. Washington: GPO, 1921. 522 pp.
U.S. Navy Department. Bureau of Ordnance. Navy Ordnance Activities, World War, 1917-1918. Washington: GPO, 1920. 323 pp.
U.S. Office of Naval Records and Library. Monographs. Washington: GPO, 1920-23.
No. 1. German Submarine Activities on the Atlantic Coast of the United States and Canada. 1920. 163 pp.
No. 2. The Northern Barrage and Other Mining Activities. 1920. 146 pp.
No. 3. Digest Catalogue of Laws and Joint Resolutions, the Navy and the World War. 1920. 64 pp.
No. 4. "The Northern Barrage" (Taking up the Mines). 1920. 79 pp.
No. 5. History of the Bureau of Engineering. 1922. 176 pp.
No. 6. The United States Naval Railway Batteries in France. 1922. 97 pp. (Reprinted 1988 by Naval Historical Center).
No. 7. The American Naval Planning Section London. 1923. 537 pp.
Wilson, Henry B. An Account of the Operations of the American Navy in France During the War With Germany. N.p.: USS Pennsylvania, July 1, 1919. 176 pp.
Wright, Richard J. "Give Us a Chance: Shipbuilding on the Great Lakes During World War I." In Naval History: The Sixth Symposium of the U.S. Naval Academy, edited by Daniel M. Masterson, 149-156. Wilmington: Scholarly Resources, 1987.
Yerxa, Donald A. "The United States Navy in Caribbean Waters During World War I." Military Affairs 51 (October 1987): 182-187.