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Postwar Years, 1946-1991

General Works

Abel, Elie. The Missile Crisis. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1966. 220 pp.

Allard, Dean C. "An Era of Transition, 1945-1953." In In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984, 2d ed., edited by Kenneth J. Hagan, 290-303. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1984.

-----. "Interservice Differences in the United States, 1945-1950: A Naval Perspective." Airpower Journal 3 (Winter 1989): 71-85.

-----. "The Navy, 1941-1973." In A Guide to the Sources of United States Military History, edited by Robin Higham, 514-546. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1975.

Bibliographic essay. Continued in Supplement I to the Guide published by Archon in 1981, "The Navy, 1941-1978," 175-187, and in Supplement II to the Guide published by Archon in 1986, "The Navy, 1941-1983," 204-229.

Anderson, William R., and Clay Blair. Nautilus 90 North. Cleveland: World, 1959. 251 pp.

History-making voyage of the atomic submarine USS Nautilus under the ice of the North Pole.

Baar, James, and William E. Howard. Polaris! New York: Harcourt Brace, 1960. 245 pp.

Baldwin, Hanson W. The New Navy. New York: Dutton, 1964. 191 pp.

Betts, Richard K. Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crises. Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1977. 292 pp.

Bouchard, Joseph F. Command in Crisis: Four Case Studies. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1991. 325 pp.

Bruigioni, Dino A. Eyeball to Eyeball: The Inside Story of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Edited by Robert F. McCort. New York: Random House, 1991. 622 pp.

Bucher, Lloyd M., with Mark Rascovich. Bucher: My Story. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1970. 447 pp.

Bucher was in command of USS Pueblo when it was seized in 1968 by North Korean forces.

Calvert, James. Surface at the Pole: The Extraordinary Voyages of the USS Skate. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960. 220 pp.

Christol, C. Q., and C. R. Davis. "Maritime Quarantine: The Naval Interdiction of Offensive Weapons and Associated Materiel to Cuba, 1962." American Journal of International Law 57 (1963): 525-545.

Coletta, Paolo E. The United States Navy and Defense Unification, 1947-1953. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press, 1981. 367 pp.

Dare, James A. "Dominican Diary." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 91 (December 1965): 36-45.

Davis, Vincent. The Admirals' Lobby. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1967. 329 pp.

-----. Postwar Defense Policy and the U.S. Navy, 1943-1946. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1966. 371 pp.

Divine, Robert A. The Cuban Missile Crisis. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1971. 248 pp.

Dorwart, Jeffery M. Eberstadt and Forrestal: A National Security Partnership, 1909-1949. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 1991. 237 pp.

Edwards, Peter. Crises and Commitments: The Politics and Diplomacy of Australia's Involvement in Southeast Asian Conflicts, 1948-1965. North Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin, 1992. 515 pp.

Forrestal, James V. The Forrestal Diaries. Edited by Walter Millis with the collaboration of E. S. Duffield. New York: Viking, 1951. 581 pp. (Reprinted 1966 by Viking).

Friedman, Norman. The Postwar Naval Revolution. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1986. 240 pp.

Gallery, Daniel V. The Pueblo Incident. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1970. 174 pp.

A retired admiral assesses the issues generated by the North Korean seizure of USS Pueblo in 1967.

Hammond, Paul Y. "Super Carriers and B-36 Bombers: Appropriations, Strategy and Politics." In American Civil-Military Decisions: A Book of Case Studies, edited by Harold Stein, 465-567. Birmingham: Univ of Alabama Press, 1963.

Hewlett, Richard G., and Francis Duncan. Nuclear Navy, 1946-1962. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1974. 477 pp.

Hoopes, Townsend, and Douglas Brinkley. Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal. New York: Knopf, 1992. 587 pp.

Howe, Jonathan T. Multicrises: Sea Power and Global Politics in the Missile Age. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1971. 412 pp.

Johnson, Haynes B. The Bay of Pigs: The Leader's Story of Brigade 2506. New York: Norton, 1964. 368 pp.

Kennedy, Floyd D. "The Creation of the Cold War Navy, 1953-1962." In In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984, 2d ed., edited by Kenneth J. Hagan, 304-326. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1984.

Larson, David L., ed. The "Cuban Crisis" of 1962: Selected Documents and Chronology. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1963. 333 pp.

McClintock, Robert. "The American Landing in Lebanon." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 88 (October 1962): 64-79.

Murphy, Edward R., with Curt Gentry. Second in Command: The Uncensored Account of the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1971. 452 pp.

Piccard, Jacques, and Robert S. Dietz. Seven Miles Down: The Story of the Bathyscaphe Trieste. New York: Putnam, 1961. 249 pp.

Ries, John C. The Management of Defense: Organization and Control of the U.S. Armed Services. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1964. 228 pp.

Rogow, Arnold A. James Forrestal, a Study of Personality, Politics, and Policy. New York: Macmillan, 1963. 397 pp.

Ryan, Paul B. First Line of Defense: The U.S. Navy Since 1945. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institute Press, 1981. 224 pp.

Sheehy, Edward J. The U.S. Navy, the Mediterranean, and the Cold War, 1945-47. New York: Greenwood, 1992. 191 pp.

Sokolsky, Joel J. Seapower in the Nuclear Age: The United States Navy and NATO, 1949-80. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1991. 221 pp.

Steele, George P. Seadragon Northwest Under the Ice. New York: Dutton, 1962. 255 pp.

The story of the first submarine transit of the Northwest Passage as told by the commanding officer of Seadragon.

Stevens, Leslie C. Russian Assignment. 1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1953. 568 pp.

U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Inquiry Into the USS Pueblo and EC-121 Plane Incidents. Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on the USS Pueblo. 91st Cong., 1st sess., House. H.A.S.C. No. 91-10, 629-1170. Washington: GPO, 1969.

-----. Report. 91st Cong., 1st sess., House. H.A.S.C. No. 91-12, 1619-1696. Washington: GPO, 1969.

U.S. Marine Corps. Historical Branch, G-3. Marines in Lebanon, 1958. Washington: 1966. 50 pp.

Xydis, Stephen G. Greece and the Great Powers, 1944-1947: Prelude to the Truman Doctrine. Chicago: Argonaut, 1963. 758 pp. 

Published: Tue Jan 06 09:08:31 EST 2015