World Cruise of the Great White Fleet: Honoring 100 Years of Global Partnerships and Security

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Under orders from President Theodore Roosevelt, sixteen battleships of the United States' Atlantic Battle Fleet and their consorts made a peace-time circumnavigation of the globe, from December 1907 to February 1909. Text, illustrations, and captions tell the story of this fourteen-month world cruise. Separate chapters provide an overview of the origins, course, and accomplishments of the cruise, describe the ships that circumnavigated the globe, depict the character and experiences of the sailors who participated, narrate ...

World Cruise of the Great White Fleet: Honoring 100 Years of Global Partnerships and Security 2008, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780945274599

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