In Peace and War: A History of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point (Paperback)

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Praise for In Peace and War

""A comprehensive, balanced, and compelling history of a first-class educational institution, and of the complex history it services.""
--Sean T. Connaughton, Esq., Kings Point '83, Maritime Administrator

""A great read . . . an accurate and absorbing depiction of an institution I was proud to lead for seven years. The authors truly grasped the unique character of the Academy.""
--Rear Admiral Thomas A. King, Kings Point '42, sixth Superintendent of Kings Point

""Evokes memories of the earliest challenges in establishing a maritime institution where future success embodies the Academy's motto acta non verba.""
--Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready, Kings Point Professor and Head of Engineering, 1942-1975

""Much more than an institutional history . . . a fascinating and informed portrait of the individuals and philosophies behind Kings Point.""
--Captain Warren G. Leback, Kings Point '44, past Maritime Administrator and industry leader

""Well-written and meticulously researched . . . . A must-read for any maritime history buff.""
--Captain Arthur R. Moore, Kings Point '44, author of A Careless Word . . . A Needless Sinking

""The best description of the merchant marine in the last seventy-five years, and the best account of why Kings Point became so important to our national security and economy.""
--George R. Searle, past president, American Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781684422074
ISBN-10: 1684422078
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: October 1st, 2007
Pages: 550
Language: English