Naval War College Review
The Special Service Squadron and the Caribbean Region, 1920-1940: A Case Study in Naval Diplomacy
Strategically speaking, the Caribbean Sea has been an American lake throughout the 20th century. With the opening of the Panama Canal in 1914, the Caribbean formed a huge strategic pivot for the U.S. Navy and consequently became a keystone in American national security policy.
Yerxa, Donald A.
"The Special Service Squadron and the Caribbean Region, 1920-1940: A Case Study in Naval Diplomacy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 39:
4, Article 7.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol39/iss4/7