The Navy Department Library
Between World Wars, 1919-1941
Abbazia, Patrick. Mr. Roosevelt's Navy: The Private War of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, 1939-1942. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1975. 520 pp.
Allard, Dean C. "Naval Rearmament, 1930-1941: An American Perspective." Revue Internationale d'Historie Militaire 73 (1991): 35-54.
Bailey, Thomas A. and Paul B. Ryan. Hitler vs. Roosevelt: The Undeclared Naval War. New York: Free Press, 1979. 303 pp.
Beers, Henry P. "U.S. Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, 1919-1924." U.S. Navy Department Administrative Reference Service Report No. 2. Washington: U.S. Navy Department, 1943. 15 pp.
Borg, Dorothy. The United States and the Far Eastern Crisis of 1933-1938: From the Manchurian Incident Through the Initial Stage of the Undeclared Sino-Japanese War. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1964. 674 pp.
Borg, Dorothy and Shumpei Okamoto, eds. Pearl Harbor as History; Japanese-American Relations, 1931- 1941. Studies of the East Asian Institute. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1973. 801 pp.
Braisted, William R. "The Navy in the Early Twentieth Century, 1890-1941." In A Guide to the Sources of United States Military History, edited by Robin Higham, 344-377. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1975.
Bibliographical essay. Continued in Supplement I to the Guide published by Archon in 1981 (88-97), and in Supplement II to the Guide published by Archon in 1986 (124-136).
-----. The United States Navy in the Pacific, 1909-1922. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 1971. 741 pp.
Bywater, Hector C. Sea-Power in the Pacific: A Study of the American-Japanese Naval Problem. Rev. ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1934. 327 pp. (1921 ed. reprinted 1970 by Arno).
Cole, Bernard D. Gunboats and Marines: The United States Navy in China, 1925-1928. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; London: Associated University Presses, 1983. 229 pp.
Heinrichs, Waldo H. Threshold of War: Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Entry Into World War II. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1988. 279 pp.
Hone, Thomas C. "Battleships vs Aircraft Carriers: The Pattern of U.S. Navy Operating Expenditures, 1932-1941." Military Affairs 41 (October 1977): 133-142.
-----. "The Effectiveness of the 'Washington Treaty' Navy." Naval War College Review 32 (November-December 1979): 35-59.
-----. "Spending Patterns of the United States Navy, 1921-1941." Armed Forces and Society (Spring 1982): 443-462.
Hone, Thomas C., and Mark David Mandeles, "Managerial Style in the Interwar Navy: A Reappraisal." Naval War College Review 33 (September 1980): 88-101.
Knox, Dudley W. The Eclipse of American Sea Power. New York: Army & Navy Journal, 1922. 140 pp.
Study of the 1922 naval disarmament treaty as it affected the United States Navy.
Koginos, Manny T. The Panay Incident: Prelude to War. Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue Univ. Studies, 1967. 154 pp.
Leutze, James R. Bargaining for Supremacy: Anglo-American Naval Collaboration, 1937-1941. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1977. 328 pp.
Levine, Robert H. The Politics of American Naval Rearmament, 1930-1938. New York: Garland Pub., 1988. 498 pp.
Lockwood, Charles A., and Hans C. Adamson. Tragedy at Honda. Philadelphia: Chilton, 1960. 243 pp.
Major, John. "The Navy Plans for War, 1937-1941." In In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984, 2d ed., edited by Kenneth J. Hagan, 237-262. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1984.
Miller, Edward S. War Plan Orange: The U.S. Strategy to Defeat Japan, 1897-1945. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991. 509 pp.
O'Connor, Raymond G. Perilous Equilibrium: The United States and the London Naval Conference of 1930. Lawrence: Univ. of Kansas Press, 1962. 188 pp. (Reprinted 1969 by Greenwood).
Pelz, Stephen E. Race to Pearl Harbor: The Failure of the Second London Naval Conference and the Onset of World War II. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1974. 268 pp.
Perry, Hamilton D. The Panay Incident: Prelude to Pearl Harbor. New York: Macmillan, 1969. 295 pp.
Quinlan, Robert J. "The United States Fleet: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Allocation of Ships (1940-1941)." In American Civil-Military Decisions: A Book of Case Studies, edited by Harold Stein, 153-201. Birmingham: Univ. of Alabama Press, 1963.
Rosen, Philip T. "The Treaty Navy, 1919-1937." In In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984, 2d ed., edited by Kenneth J. Hagan, 221-236. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1984.
Roskill, Stephen W. Naval Policy Between the Wars. New York: Walker, 1968. 2 vols.
Vol. 1, The Period of Anglo-American Antagonism, 1919-1929; Vol. 2, The Period of Reluctant Rearmament, 1930-1939. (Has imprint: Naval Institute Press, 1976).
Sprout, Harold and Margaret. Toward a New Order of Sea Power: American Naval Policy and the World Scene, 1918-1922. 2d ed. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 1943. 336 pp. (Reprinted 1969 by Greenwood).
Tolley, Kemp. Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1971. 320 pp.
Utley, Jonathan G. Going to War With Japan, 1937-1941. Knoxville: Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1985. 238 pp.
Vlahos, Michael. The Blue Sword: The Naval War College and the American Mission, 1919-1941. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Press, 1980. 214 pp.
Wheeler, Gerald E. Prelude to Pearl Harbor: The United States Navy and the Far East, 1921-1931. Columbia: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1963. 212 pp.