America's Black Sea fleet : the U.S. Navy amidst war and revolution, 1919-1923 / Robert Shenk

Author(s): Shenk, Robert, 1943-
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Subjects: Black Sea Region--History, Naval--20th century
United States--History, Naval--20th century
Turkey--History, Naval--20th century
United States. Navy--Foreign service--Turkey
United States. Navy--Foreign service--Black Sea
United States. Navy--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2012
LC Classification: D, DJ, DJK
Physical Description: xviii, 365 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012028104
ISBN: 9781612510538 (hbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1612510531 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-351)and index
Contents: The arrival -- Turkey in 1919 and the American commissions -- The admiral, the Embassy, and the crisis in Cilicia -- The White Russian invasion -- Death in the Pontus -- After dark in Pera and Galata -- The great Russian famine -- Swimming the Hellespont and other naval recreation -- Shipboard life -- The burning of Smyrna -- The expulsion of the minorities and Constantinople's last fling -- The departure
OCLC Number: 785864440
ISBN/ISSN: 9781612510538