Other Books Received

December 2004
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2004, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p84
Conference Proceeding
This article presents information related to various books on military science received by the December 2004 issue of "Proceedings." Few of the listed books are: "Thach Weave: The Life of Jimmie Thach," by Steve Ewing; "Straits of Power," by Joe Buff; "Who's Who in Naval History: From 1550 to the Present," by Alastair Wilson and Joseph F. Callo; "Weapons of the Navy Seals," by Kevin Dockery; "The Sheriff: America's Defense of the New World Order," by Colin S. Gray; "Quantico: Semper Progredi, Always Forward," by Bradley E. Gernand and Michelle A. Krowl.


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