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From Sail to Steam: Recollections of Naval Life

by Alfred Thayer Mahan

From the age of sail to the age of steam, one man's journey through the changing world of the United States Navy. In his autobiography, From Sail to Steam: Recollections of Naval Life, Alfred Thayer Mahan recounts his experiences as a naval officer during a time of great change. Mahan entered the Navy in 1856, and he served until 1906. During that time, he saw the Navy transform from a fleet of sailing ships to a fleet of steam-powered ships. He also witnessed the rise of the United States as a global power.

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English

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1907

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Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914) was a United States Navy officer and historian who is considered to be one of the most influential naval strategists of all time. He was born in West Point, New York, a...

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