In Peace and in War
A History of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point
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In Peace and in War by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank
Book DescriptionPraise for In Peace and War "A comprehensive, balanced, and compelling history of a first-class educational institution, and of the complex history it services." --Sean T. Connaughton, Esq., Kings Point '83, Maritime Administrator "A great read ...an accurate and absorbing depiction of an institution I was proud to lead for seven years. The authors truly grasped the unique character of the Academy." --Rear Admiral Thomas A. King, Kings Point '42, sixth Superintendent of Kings Point "Evokes memories of the earliest challenges in establishing a maritime institution where future success embodies the Academy's motto acta non verba." --Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready, Kings Point Professor and Head of Engineering, 1942-1975 "Much more than an institutional history ...a fascinating and informed portrait of the individuals and philosophies behind Kings Point." --Captain Warren G. Leback, Kings Point '44, past Maritime Administrator and industry leader "Well-written and meticulously researched ...A must-read for any maritime history buff." --Captain Arthur R. Moore, Kings Point '44, author of A Careless Word ...A Needless Sinking "The best description of the merchant marine in the last seventy-five years, and the best account of why Kings Point became so important to our national security and economy." --George R. Searle, past president, American Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470136010
(239mm x 166mm x 39mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jeffrey L. Cruikshank
Jeffrey L. Cruikshank is a writer, editor, and consultant, and the founder of The Cruikshank Company. He is the author or coauthor of several dozen books. Chloe G. Kline is a writer and researcher at The Cruikshank Company.
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