To begin by way of parenthesis, I should tell you that when Vice Admiral Julian LeBourgeois, President 1974-1977, invited me to give the Spruance Lecture, I had to tell that the 14th century in which I have been absorbed for the past four years is not easily adaptable to the purpose Admiral Spruance had in mind. Let me give you a glimpse.
Tuchman, Barbara W.
"How will History Judge Us?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 51
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol51/iss1/12