Lessons of the War with Spain and Other Articles by Alfred T. Mahan

Lessons of the War with Spain and Other Articles

byAlfred T. Mahan

Kobo ebook | July 13, 2013

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Lessons of the War with Spain, 1898.     
McClure's Magazine, December, 1898-April, 1899.     
Introductory: Comprehension of Military and Naval Matters possible to the People, and important to the Nation     
I.     How the Motive of the War gave Direction to its Earlier Movements. — Strategic Value of Puerto Rico. — Considerations on the Size and Qualities of Battleships. — Mutual Relations of Coast Defence and Navy     
II.     The Effect of Deficient Coast-Defence upon the Movements of the Navy. — The Military and Naval Conditions of Spain at the Outbreak of the War     
III.     Possibilities open to the Spanish Navy at the Beginning of the War. — The Reasons for Blockading Cuba. — First Movements of the Squadrons under Admirals Sampson and Cervera     
IV.     Problems presented by Cervera's Appearance in West Indian Waters. — Movements of the United States Divisions and of the Oregon. — Functions of Cruisers in a Naval Campaign     
V.     The Guard set over Cervera. — Influence of Inadequate Numbers upon the Conduct of Naval and Military Operations. — Cámara's Rush through the Mediterranean, and Consequent Measures taken by the United States     
The Peace Conference and the Moral Aspect of War     
      North American Review, October, 1899.     
The Relations of the United States to their New Dependencies     
      Engineering Magazine, January, 1899.     
Distinguishing Qualities of Ships of War     
      Scripps-McRae Newspaper League, November, 1898.     
Current Fallacies upon Naval Subjects

About the Author
"Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840 – 1914) was a United States Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century."" -- Wikipedia


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