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Wars and Conflicts of the United States Navy

Overviews of Naval History

Dates in American Naval History

A list of notable dates in naval history, arranged by month and day.

History of the United States Navy by Michael A. Palmer.

Used by permission of Charles Scribner's Sons, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Macmillan from Encyclopedia of the American Military, John E. Jessup, Editor in Chief. Vol. I, pp. 365-380. Copyright c 1994, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1633Broadway, New York, NY 10019.

Casualties: U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel killed and wounded in wars, conflicts and incidents with hostile forces, 1775-present.

Instances of Use of United States Forces Abroad, 1798 - 2004

This Library of Congress report lists instances in which the United States has used its armed forces abroad in situations of conflict or potential conflict or for other than normal peacetime purposes. It replaces the 1993 list previously published on this website and is intended primarily to provide a rough sketch survey of past U.S. military ventures abroad.

Operations Against West Indian Pirates 1822-1830s

Battle Streamer: Operations Against West Indian Pirates 1822-1830s

Global War On Terrorism 2001-

Al Qaeda: Statements and Evolving Ideology

Homeland Security: Navy Operations -- Background and Issues for Congress

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Iraq: Effects and Countermeasures

Islamic Terrorism and the Balkans

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory: Fulfilling the Roosevelts' Vision for American Naval Power (1923-2005) (.pdf version)

Oral Histories from September 11, 2001 Attack, Operations Nobel Eagle and Enduring Freedom

Terrorism in Southeast Asia

The United States' War with Tripoli (1801-05) and the War on Terrorism (2001-)

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