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Information at sea : shipboard command and control in the U.S. Navy, from Mobile Bay to Okinawa / Timothy S. Wolters.

By: Wolters, Timothy S, 1968- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology: Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : The Johns Hopkins University Press, [2013]Copyright date: �2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781421410845 (electronic bk.); 1421410842 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States. Navy -- Communication systems -- History | Command and control systems -- United States -- History | Warships -- United States -- History | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Marine & Naval | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Military ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Information at seaDDC classification: 359.3/3041097309041 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Flags, flares, and lights: a world before wireless -- Sparks and arcs: the Navy adopts radio -- War and peace: coordinating naval forces -- A most complex problem: demanding information -- Creating the brain of a warship: radar and the CIC -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Flags, flares, and lights: a world before wireless -- Sparks and arcs: the Navy adopts radio -- War and peace: coordinating naval forces -- A most complex problem: demanding information -- Creating the brain of a warship: radar and the CIC -- Conclusion.

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