AMERICAN

MILITARY HISTORY

A GUIDE TO SELECTED RESOURCES OF

THE MSU LIBRARIES

 

 

Last updated : October 11, 2011  Page Editor: Michael Unsworth


Reference Sources | U.S. Armed Forces | Wars and Other Conflicts | Phony Veterans | Library Location Codes


Military History Resources in the MSU Libraries

"General" resources for military history throughout the world.


REFERENCE SOURCES:
Index | Bibliographic Sources
Biographical Sources | Encyclopedias
Dissertations | Documentary Sources


INDEX

Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals. 1949- . MAIN Z 5063 .A2 U8. Also at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/muir1/aulimp1.htm Coverage is from 1990- .

 


BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES

Davis, Lenwood G. Blacks in the American Armed Forces, 1776-1983: A Bibliography. N.Y.: Greenwood Press, 1985. MAIN Z 1249.M5D38 1985

Higham, Robin. A Guide to the Sources of United States Military History. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1975.With supplements.MAIN Z 1249 .M5 G83 1975

Jessup, John E., Jr. and Robert W. Coakley. A Guide to the Study and Use of Military History. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1979. DOC D114.2: St9 Designed to explain the uses of military history and the resources available for its study. Includes annotated listings of reference works and historical periodicals. Author/title/subject index.

Kinnell, Susan K. Military History of the United States: An Annotated Bibliography. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1986. MAINE 181 .M55 M5 1986 A selective listing of articles and book reviews that were published in scholarly journals between 1974 and 1985. The information was retrieved from the America, History and Life database.

Lane, Jack C. America's Military Past: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1980. MAIN Z 1249 .M5 L36

Slonaker, John. The US Army and the Negro. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army Military History Institute, 1971. DOCS D114.14: 2

U.S. Air Force Academy. Library. Special Bibliography Series. Colorado Springs, Colo.: USAFA, 1957- . DOCS D305.12: Highly selective bibliographies used in conjunction with AFA courses and symposiums.

U.S. Army Military History Institute. Special Bibliography Series, no. 1-. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army Military Research Collection, 1970- .DOCS D114.14: Subjects vary; check the Documents shelflist for topics covered.

U.S. Superintendent of Documents. Military History. (Subject Bibliography ; 98) Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. DOCS GP3.22/2: 98 A subject bibliography of materials currently offered by the Government Printing Office. Classification numbers included. Updated irregularly.

Unsworth, Michael E. Military Periodicals: United States and Selected International Journals and Newspapers. N.Y.: Greenwood Press, 1990. MAIN U 104 .U5 1990 Descriptive narratives of approximately 120 important military periodicals as well as a history of service journalism in the U.S.


BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

Brown, Russell K. Fallen in Battle: American General Officer Combat Fatalities from 1775. N.Y.: Greenwood Press, 1988. MAIN E 181.B886 1988

Dictionary of American Military Biography. Edited by Roger J. Spiller. 3v. N.Y.: Greenwood Press, 1984. MAIN U 52 .D53 1984 Long, signed articles with bibliographical notes. Includes a chronology; a chart of military ranks; indexes of persons by birthplace, conflict and service; and a subject index.

Webster's American Military Biographies. Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam Company, 1978. MAIN U 52 .W4 More than 1000 medium-length biographies for the wars from the Revolution through the Vietnam Conflict.


CHRONOLOGIES

Almanac of America's Wars. N.Y.: Mallard Press, 1990. MAIN E 181 .A55 1990

American Military History. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1989. DOCS D114.19: Am59

Brune, Lester H. Chronological History of United States Foreign Relations, 1776 to January 20, 1981. N.Y.: Garland, 1985. MAIN E 183.7 .B745 1985.

Instances of Use of United States Forces Abroad, 1798 - 1993 -- (compiled by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress (October 7, 1993)


ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Encyclopedia of the American military: studies of the history, traditions, policies, institutions, and roles of the armed forces in war and peace. New York : Scribner's,c1994. MAIN UA23 .E56 1994

Encyclopedia of the U.S. Military. N.Y.: Harper & Row, 1990. MAIN UA 23 .E57 1990

Historical Encyclopedia Of U.S. Presidential Use Of Force, 1789- 2000. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001. MAIN E176.1 .H56 2001

Military History Encyclopedia on the Web: U.S.A. MAIN HC110.D4 M483 2010

Military-industrial complex and American society. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2010.

Neagles, James C. U.S. military records : a guide to federal and state sources, Colonial America to the present. Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry, c1994. MAINE181 .N43 1994

Reference Guide to United States Military History. MAINE 181 .R34 1991

Tomajczyk, Stephen F. Dictionary of the modern United States military : over 15,000 weapons, agencies, acronyms, slang, installations, medical terms, and other lexical units of warfare. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c1996. MAIN UA23 .T647 1996

U.S. military service : a reference handbook MAIN UB323 .W358 2007

War and American popular culture : a historical encyclopedia. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999. MAIN E181 .W26 1999

DISSERTATIONS

Doctoral Dissertations in Military Affairs: A Bibliography. Manhattan, Kans..: Kansas State University Library, 1977. MAIN Z 672 .M46 Includes dissertations published through 1970. The brief entries are arranged by subject. Updated by annual compilations in Military Affairs/Journal of Military History (MAIN E 181 .M55): 1973, April issue; 1974-83, February issue; 1984 to date, January issue.

DOCUMENTARY SOURCES

Millis, Walter. American Military Thought. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merill, 1966. MAIN UA 23 .M565

Papers of the War Department 1784-1800 -- presents a "collection of more than 55,000 documents in a free, online format with extensive and searchable metadata linked to digitized images of each document, thereby insuring free access for a wide range of users."

Veterans History Project -- the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress was called upon to collect and preserve audio and video-taped oral histories, along with documentary materials such as letters, diaries, maps, photographs, and home movies, of America's war veterans and those who served in support of them.

 


U.S. ARMED FORCES
Air Force | Army | Coast Guard | Defense Department | Marine Corps | Navy .

Air Force (and predecessors)
Bibliographies | Documentary Collections | Manuscript Guides
Official Histories | Office of Air Force History Series
Official Air Force history web sites

Bibliographies

Neufeld, Jacob. United States Air Force History: A Guide to Monographic Literature, 1943-1974. Washington: Office of Air Force History, 1977. MAIN UG 633 .N42

Miller, Samuel D. An Aerospace Bibliography. 2d ed. Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 1978. DOCS D301.62/2: Ae8

Documentary Collections

United States Air Force: Basic Documents on Roles and Missions. Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 1987. DOCS D301.82/6: D65

Manuscript Guides

Morse, Richard E. Personal Papers in the United States Air Force Historical Research Center. Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.: U.S. Air Force Historical Research Center, 1990. DOCS D 301.26/6: P19

Paszek, Lawrence J. United States Air Force History: A Guide to Documentary Sources. Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 1973. DOCSD301.6/5: H62

Official Histories

Air Force Chaplains. Washington, D.C.: Office, Chief of Air Force Chaplains, 1961-1986. 4 vols. DOCS D301.2: C36/3

Cameron, Rebecca Hancock. Training to fly : military flight training, 1907-1945 Washington, DC : Air Force History and Museums Program, 1999. DOCS D 301.82/7:T 68

Day, Dwayne A. Lightning rod : a history of the Air Force Chief Scientist's Office Washington, D.C. : Chief Scientist's Office, U.S. Air Force, 2000. DOCS D 301.2:H 62/25

Futrell, Robert Frank. Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force, 1907-1960. Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.: Air University Press, 1989. 2 vols. DOCS D301.26/6: Id2

Gross, Charles Joseph. The Air National Guard and the American military tradition : militiaman, volunteer, and professional. Washington, DC : National Guard Bureau, 1995. DOCS D 12.2:AM 3

Markus, Rita M. Air Weather Service : our heritage, 1937-1987 Scott AFB, Ill. : Military Airlift Command, U.S. Air Force, [1987] DOCS D 301.2:H 42

Ravenstein, Charles A. The Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force. Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 1986. DOCS D301.96: Or3

Schlight, John. Help from above : Air Force close air support of the Army 1946-1973 Washington, D.C. : Air Force History and Museums Program, 2003. DOCS D 301.82/7:H 36

Short of war : major USAF contingency operations, 1947-1997 Washington, DC : Air Force History and Museums Program in association with Air University Press, 2000. DOCS D 301.82/7:W 19/2

Spires, David N. Beyond horizons : a half century of Air Force space leadership [Peterson AFB, CO] : Air Force Space Command in association with Air University Press,.1998. Rev. ed. DOCS D 301.2:H 78/998

Warnock, A. Timonthy. Air Force Combat Medals, Streamers, and Campaigns. DOCS D 301.82/5 : M46

Winged shield, winged sword : a history of the United States Air Force Washington, D.C. : Air Force History and Museums Program : For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., 1997. DOCS D 301.82/7: H 62/

Office of Air Force History Series

Title

Call Number

Scope

Special Studies

DOCS D301.82/4:

Examines a variety of diverse topics ranging from racial integration to doctrine, and wartime operations.

Reference Series

DOCS D301.82/5:

Provides information on aircraft, units, and bases as well as bibliographies and guides to documentary sources.

USAF Warrior Studies

DOCS D301.96:

This series is designed to be part of a program of professional self-development. Volumes in the series explore the theory of air warfare, air leadership, strategic and theater air campaigns, air intelligence, organization, lineage, and bibliography. Several titles are reprints of classic works.

 

Official Air Force history web sites
Air Force Historical Research Agency | Air Force History Support Office |
National Museum of the USAF

For more works, do "LC Subject Searches" in the Online Catalog for:
"United States. Air Defenses"

"United States. Air Forces-- History"

"United States. Army Air Forces-- History"
"United States. Army Service-- History"

Army
Biographical Sources | Bibliographies | Documentary Collections
Lineage/Unit Histories | Official Histories |
Army historical publications
| Online Personnel Records
Army Center of Military History web site
Army Heritage and Education Center web site
United States Military Academy Library's Digital Collections

Biographical Sources

Bell, William Gardner. Secretaries of War and Secretaries of the Army: Portraits & Biographical Sketches. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1982. DOCSD114.2: Se2

Bell, William Gardner. Commanding Generals and Chiefs of Staff: Portraits & Biographical Sketches. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1983. DOCS D114.2: G28

Bibliographies

Controvich, James T. United States Army Unit Histories: A Reference and Bibliography. Manhattan, Kans..: Military Affairs/Aerospace Historian, 1983. MAIN Z 6725 .U5 C66 1983

Dornbusch, Charles E. Histories, Personal Narratives: United States Army; A Checklist. Cornwallville, N.Y.: Hope Farm Press, 1967. MAIN Z 1249 .M5 D6 1967

Documentary Collections

Papers of the War Department 1784-1800 -- presents a "collection of more than 55,000 documents in a free, online format with extensive and searchable metadata linked to digitized images of each document, thereby insuring free access for a wide range of users."

Lineage/Branch/Unit Histories

Army Lineage Series. Washington, D.C.: Center for Military History, 1969- . Provides chronological facts on the often-complicated histories of the Army's units. Each entry provides Heraldic Items, Lineage and Honors [i.e., chronological coverage of the unit's history], Campaign Participation Credit, Decorations, and a Bibliography (if applicable). Some volumes include a brief history of the branch and color plates of Heraldic Items. Volumes in this series are:

Title

Pub. Date

Call Number

Scope

Air Defense Artillery

1985

DOCS D114.11: Ar7

No branch history or color plates. Arranged by Regiment.

Armies, Corps, Divisions, and Separate Brigades

1987

DOCS D114.11: Ar5/2

Color plates

Armor-Cavalry

1969-1972

DOCS D114.11: Ar5

2 vols. Branch history and color plates. Arranged by Regiment

Aviation

1986

DOCS D114.11: Av5

No branch history. Color plates. Arranged by Aviation Group or Battalion

Continental Army 1984 DOCS D 114.11:C 76 Narrative history plus descriptions of units.

Field Artillery

2010

DOCS D114.11: Ar7/4

No branch history. Color plates. Arranged from Commands to Regiment

Infantry.

1972

DOCS D114.11: In3/Pt.1.

Branch history and color plates. Arranged by Regiment. Part 2 (National Guard and Reserve) not issued.

Maneuver and firepower : the evolution of divisions and separate brigades

1998

DOCS D114.11:M 31

A "complement to Armies, Corps, Divisions, and Separate Brigades," this is straightforward history of the evolution of these two organizations, "highlighting the rationales behind that evolution…"

Military Intelligence

1998

DOCS D114.11: In8

Branch history and color plates. Arranged by units.

Military Police

1992

DOCS D114.11: M59

Branch history and color plates. Arranged by units

The organizational history of field artillery 1775-2003. 2007 DOCS D 114.11:AR 7/3 Bureaucratic history
Signal Corps 2005 DOCS D 114.19:M 56/2 No branch history or color plates (branch history listed below) Arranged by units.

Collection of Ordnance Reports and Other Important Papers Relating to Ordnance Department, Taken from Records of Ordnance Office and from Other Sources. Washington, DC : U.S. G.P.O., 1878-1890. DOCS FICHE CIS US Exec MF W3417-1 to W341

Controvich, James T. United States Army unit and organizational histories : a bibliography. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003. MAIN UA25 .C62 2003

Finnegan, John Patrick. The Military intelligence story : a photo history. Fort Belvoir, VA : History Office, Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, 1998. DOCS D 101.2:IN 8/12/997 & D 101.2:IN 8/12/998/CD

Ginn, Richard V. N. The history of the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps Washington, D.C. : Office of the Surgeon General and Center of Military History, United States Army, 1997. DOCS D 114.2:M 46/2

Grathwol, Robert P. Building for peace : U.S. Army engineers in Europe, 1945-1991. Washington D.C. : Center of Military History : Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, 2005. DOCS D 114.2:C 67/2/EUROPE

McKenney, Janice E. Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2007.

Pappas, George S. US Army Unit Histories. Carlisle Barracks, Pa.: U.S. Army Military History Institute, 1971-1978. DOCS D114.14: 4

Risch, Erna. Quartermaster Support of the Army: A History of the Corps. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1989. DOCS D114.2: Q2/3

Sawicki, James A. Cavalry Regiments of the US Army. Dumfries, Va.: Wyvern Pubs., 1985. MAIN UA 30 .S27 1985

Sawicki, James A. Field Artillery Battalions of the US Army. Dumfries, Va.: Centaur Pubs., 1985. MAIN UA 32 .S28 1977

Sawicki, James A. Infantry Regiments of the US Army. Dumfries, Va.: Wyvern Pubs., 1981. MAIN UA 28 .S28

Sawicki, James A. Tank Battalions of the US Army. Dumfries, Va.: Wyvern Pubs., 1981. MAIN UA 30 .S28 1983

Unit Citation and Campaign Participation Credit Register (1960-1978). Washington, D.C.: Dept. of the Army Headquarters, 1980- . DOCS D 101.22: 672-3

The United States Army Chaplaincy. Washington, D.C.: Office of the Chief of Chaplains, 1977-1978. DOCS D101.2: C36/5

Official Histories

Birtle, A. J. U.S. Army counterinsurgency and contingency operations doctrine, 1860-1941.Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1998. DOCS FICHE D 114.2:D 65/2

Borch, Frederic L. Judge advocates in combat : Army lawyers in military operations from Vietnam to Haiti Washington, D.C. : Office of the Judge Advocate General and Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2001. DOCS D 114.2:J 89

Cole, David. Survey of U.S. Army Uniforms, Weapons and Accoutrements (pdf file) [s.l.: s.n.], 2007.

Doughty, Robert. A. The Evolution of US Army Tactical Doctrine, 1946-1976. Ft. Leavenworth, Kans.: Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, 1979. DOCS D110.9: 1

Fisch, Arnold G. and Robert K. Wright. The Story of the Noncommissioned Officer Corps: The Backbone of the Army. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1989. DOCS D114.2: N73

House, Jonathan M. Towards Combined Arms Warfare: A Survey of 20th Century Tactics, Doctrine, and Organization. Ft. Leavenworth, Kans.: Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, 1984. DOCS D110.11: 2

Inspectors general of the United States Army . Washington, D.C. : Office of the Inspector General and Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1987-


Julia, Francis T. Army Staff Reorganization, 1903-1985. Washington, D.C.: Analysis Branch, U.S. Army Center of Military History, 1987. OVERSIZED UA 25 .J84 1987a

Kirkpatrick, Charles E. "Ruck it up!" : the post-Cold War transformation of V Corps, 1990-2001 Washington, D.C. : Dept. of the Army, 2006. DOCS D 101.2:W 25/5

Matloff, Maurice. American Military History. DOCS D 114/2:M 59/973 online version

Raines, Rebecca Robbins. Getting the message through : a branch history of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1996. DOCS D 114.19:M 56

Reske, Charles F. MAC-V-SOG Command History, Annex B, 1971-1972: The Last Secret of the Vietnam War. Sharon Center, Ohio: Alpha Publications, 1990. MAIN DS 558.4 .R47 1990

The role of federal military forces in domestic disorders: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1988-2005:


Shrader, Charles R. Amicide: The Problem of Friendly Fire in Modern War.. Ft. Leavenworth, Kans.: Combat Studies Institute, US Army Command and General Staff College, 1982. DOCS D110.11: 1

For more works, do a "LC Subject Search" in the Online Catalog for:
"United States. Army -- History"

Online Personnel Records

U.S. Army Casualty Information System

Coast Guard
Bibliographies | Official Histories | U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office

Bibliographies

U.S. Superintendent of Documents. United States Coast Guard (Subject Bibliography; 263). Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. DOCS GP3.22: 263

United States Coast Guard Annotated Bibliography. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Coast Guard, 1982. MAIN V 393 A12 U3 1982

The United States Navy and Coast Guard, 1946-1983 : a Bibliography of English-language Works and 16 mm Films MAIN Z1249.N3 S63 1984

Official Histories

Coast Guard History. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Coast Guard, 1982. DOCS TD5.2: H62/982

Guardians of the Eighth Sea : A History of the U.S. Coast Guard on the Great Lakes DOCS TD 5.2:G 93

Listening to the Rumrunners DOCS FICHE D 1.2:R 86

Recollections of Vice Admiral J. E. Stika, U.S. Coast Guard, Retired, on the Revenue Cutter Service and Bering Sea Patrol DOCS TD 5.2:St 5

Record of Movements : Vessels of the United States Coast Guard, 1790-December 31, 1933 DOCS TD 5.2:V 63

For more works, do a "LC Subject Search" in the Online Catalog for:
"United States. Coast Guard-- History"

 

Defense Department

At the creation, 1961-1965 : origination documents of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Washington, DC : DIA History Office, Defense Intelligence Agency, 2002. DOCS D 5.202:D 36/2

Cossaboom, Robert T. The Joint Contact Team Program : contacts with former Soviet republics and Warsaw Pact nations, 1992-1994. Washington, D.C. : Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1997. DOCS D 5.2:T 22 & DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD

Chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1949-1999. Washington, DC : Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2000. DOCS D 5.2:C 34/2/2000 & DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD

Cole, Ronald H.

Department of Defense : documents on establishment and organization. Washington : Dept. of Defense, Historical Office, 1978. DOCS D 1.2:Es 8/944-78 1944-1978

Erickson, Mark. Into the unknown together : the DOD, NASA, and early spaceflight Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University Press, 2005. MAIN TL873 .E75 2005

History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff : the Joint Chiefs of Staff and national policy. [different publishers]: MAIN UA23 .H5 1979; MAIN UA23 .H5 1979b; DOCS D 5.2:H 62/; DOCS Fiche D 5.2:H 62/ & DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD

History of the Unified Command Plan, 1946-1999. Washington, DC : Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2003. DOCS D 5.2:H 62/2/946-99 & DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD

Jaffe, Lorna S. The development of the base force, 1989-1992 Washington, DC : Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff [1993] DOCS D 5.2:B 29 & DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD

Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first Indochina War, 1947-1954. Washington, DC : Office of Joint History, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2004.

MacGregor, Morris J. Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965. Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1981.MAIN UB418.A47 M33 & DOCS D 114.2:In 8/940-65

Matthews, James K. So many, so much, so far, so fast : United States Transportation Command and strategic deployment for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm Washington, DC : Joint History Office, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Research Center, U.S. Transportation Command, 1996 [i.e. 1999] DOCS D 5.2:D 45/999 & DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD

Publications of the Joint History Office. Washington, DC : Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2002. DOCS CD D 5.22:P 96/CD -- Contains the following print publications:


Rearden, Steven L. History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Washington, D.C. : Historical Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1984-. DOCS D 1.2: H 62/3/

Trask, Roger R.


For more works, do a "LC Subject Search" in the Online Catalog for:
"United States. United States Dept of Defense-- History"

Marine Corps
Bibliographies | Dictionaries | Manuscript Guides | Official Histories
Marine Corps History and Museums web site

Bibliographies

Coletta, Paolo Enrico. An Annotated Bibliography of U.S. Marine Corps History. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1986. MAIN Z 1361 .D4 C64 1986

Dollen, Charles. Bibliography of the United States Marine Corps, by Charles Dollen and the Library staff of the University of San Diego. New York, Scarecrow Press, 1963. MAIN Z6725.U5 D6

Moran, John B. Creating a Legend: The Complete Record of Writing About the United States Marines. Chicago: Moran/Andrews, 1973. MAIN VE 23 .M63 1973

U.S. Superintendent of Documents. Marine Corps (Subject Bibliography; 237). Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. DOCS GP3.22: 237

The United States Marine Corps in Books and the Performing Arts. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2001 MAIN VE23 .U49 2001

Dictionaries

Casualties: U. S. Navy and Marine Corps Personnel Killed and Wounded in Wars, Conflicts, Terrorist Acts, and Other Hostile Incidents -- compiled by Naval Historical Center

Gailey, Harry A. Historical dictionary of the United States Marine Corps. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998. MAIN VE23 .G35 1998

Manuscript Guides

Frank, Bemis M. Marine Corps Oral History Collection Catalog. Washington, D.C.: History & Museums Division, HQMC, 1989. DOCS D 214.13: Or1/989

Wood, Charles Anthony. Marine Corps Personal Papers Collection Catalog. [Rev. Ed.] Washington, D.C.: History and Museums Division, HQ USMC, 1980. DOCS D214.13: P19

Official Histories

Clifford, Kenneth J. Progress and Purpose: A Developmental History of the United States Marine Corps, 1900-1970. Washington, D.C.: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps, 1973. DOCS D214.13: P94/900-70

The following series of the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps are interspersed in DOCS D214.13 classification:

Marine Corps Base and Training Center Series
Marine Corps Regimental Histories Series
Marine Corps Squadron Histories Series

Parker, William D. A Concise History of the United States Marine Corps, 1900-1970. Washington, D.C.: History and Museums Division, Headquarters, United States Marine Corps, 1970. DOCS D214.13: M34/775-969

For more works, do a "LC Subject Search" in the Online Catalog for:
"United States. Marine Corps -- History"

Navy
Bibliographies | Biography | Chronologies | Dictionaries
Lists of Vessels | Manuscript Guides | Official Histories
Naval Historical Center web site


Bibliographies

Coletta, Paolo Enrico. A Selected and Annotated Bibliography of American Naval History. Lanham, Md.: University Press of America, 1988. MAIN Z 1249 .N3 C64 1988

Harbeck, Charles Thomas. A Contribution to the Bibliography of the History of the United States Navy. N.Y.: B. Franklin, 1970. MAIN Z 6835 .U5 H2 1970

Kinnell, Susan K. American Maritime History: A Bibliography. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-Clio, 1986. MAIN VK 237 .U5 K5 1986

U.S. Navy Dept. Library. Selected and Annotated Bibliography on United States Naval History, Naval Biography, Naval Strategy and Tactics. Washington, D.C.: Naval History Division, 1972. DOCS D 207.11: H62/972

U.S. Superintendent of Documents. United States Naval History (Subject Bibliography; 236) Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1979. DOCS GP 3.22/2:236/3

Biography

Cogar, William B. Dictionary of Admirals of the U.S. Navy. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989- . MAIN V 62 .U64 1989

Chronologies

Sweetman, Jack. American Naval History: An Illustrated Chronology of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-Present. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1984. MAIN VA 58.4 .S94 1984

Dictionaries

Casualties: U. S. Navy and Marine Corps Personnel Killed and Wounded in Wars, Conflicts, Terrorist Acts, and Other Hostile Incidents -- compiled by Naval Historical Center

Morris, James M. Historical dictionary of the United States Navy. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998. MAIN V23 .M66 1998

Lists of Vessels

U.S. Dept. of the Navy. Naval Historical Center. Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. 8v. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1959-1981. MAIN VA 61 .A53 Online version

Manuscript Guides

Allard, Dean C. U.S. Naval History Sources in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Naval History Division, 1979. DOCS D207.2: N22

Cherpak, Evelyn M. A Guide to Archives, Manuscripts, and Oral Histories in the Naval Historical Collection. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College, 1987. MAIN CD 3034 .N39 1987

Library of Congress. Naval Historical Foundation Manuscript Collection: A Catalog. Washington: Library of Congress, 1974. MAIN Z 6611 .H5 U54 1974

Official Histories

Bartholomew, C.A. Mud, Muscle, and Miracles: Marine Salvage in the United States Navy. Washington, D.C.: Dept. of the Navy, 1990. DOCS D211.2: Sa3/2

Hattendorf, John B., B. Mitchell Simpson III, and John R. Wadleigh. Sailors and Scholars: The Centennial History of the U.S. Naval War College. Newport, R.I.: Naval War College Press, [1984]. DOCS D201.2: Sa2

Grossnick, Roy A.


Hone, Thomas. Power and Change: The Administrative History of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1946-1986. Washington, D.C.: Naval Historical Center, 1989. DOCS D207.10: P87

Howeth, L.S. History of Communications-Electronics in the United States Navy. Washington, D.C.: Bureau of Ships and Office of Naval History, 1963. DOCS D211.2:El2/7

Operational Experience of Fast Battleships: World War II, Korea, Vietnam. 2nd ed. Washington, D.C.: Naval Historical Center, 1989.DOCS FICHE D 207.10/2: B 32/4

Siegel, Jay M. Origins of the Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps : a history of legal administration in the United States Navy, 1775 to 1967 Washington, DC : U.S. Navy, Judge Advocate General's Corps, [1997] DOCS D 205.2:OR 4 & LAW KF7650 .S57 1997

U.S. Naval Institute Oral History Collection: Catalog of Transcripts. Annapolis, Md.: USNI, 1990. MAIN E 182 .Z9 1990

Von Doenhoff, Richard A. Versatile Guardian: Research in Naval History. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press, 1979. MAIN E 182 .N219 1974

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