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Naval History (NSC 102): Getting Started

Resources for researching naval history

Understand the topic

Starting your research

Make sure to have a general understanding of the topic. Find credible information in the library's encyclopedias and reference materials. 

Oxford Reference


Britannica Academic


Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy
The U. S. Naval Institute on Naval Tactics
Paullin's History of Naval Administration, 1775-1911

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