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Naval War College Review

Volume 70, Number 4 (2017) Autumn


Vice Admiral Friedrick Ruge, Inspector of the Federal German Navy (left) receives the Legion of Merit (Degree of Commander) from Chief of U.S. Naval Operations, Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN (right). The award was presented to Admiral Ruge on February 21, 1961. Burke and Ruge established a relationship of friendship and trust as they worked together to integrate the German navy rebuilt after World War II into the Western alliance system. In “German Navies from 1848 to 2016: Their Development and Courses from Confrontation to Cooperation,” author Werner Rahn recounts the arc of the history of German navies.

Full Issue

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Naval War College Review Autmn 2017
The U.S. Naval War College

From the Editor

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From the Editors
Carnes Lord

President's Forum

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On Internationalization
Jeffrey A. Harley

Articles

Book Reviews

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Rough Waters: Sovereignty and the American Merchant Flag
Scott Bergeron, Rodney P. Carlisle, and Bradford Smith

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Hunters and Killers, Vol. 2, Anti-submarine Warfare from 1943
Sean Sullivan, Norman Polmar, and Edward Whitman

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Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War: Just War Theory in the Twenty-First Century
Edward Erwin, Fritz Allhoff, Nicholas G. Evans, and Adam Henschke

Reflections on Reading

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Reflections on Reading
John E. Jackson

Additional Writings

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Official U.S. Navy photo. The Citadel Archives and Museum, Charleston, South Carolina, Ruge Collection