Thrusters, Cautionaries, and War Games

Winkler, David F.
October 2002
Sea Power;Oct2002, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p31
Reports on the role of the Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island, in shaping the U.S. Navy's war strategy. Tools used at NWC to develop and refine war gaming strategies; Involvement of NWC in the development of U.S. contingency plans against Japan; Logistics challenges faced by the service.


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