New Arrivals · Government Documents

April 16, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The autobiography of Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren

April 15, 2019
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870, author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, 2018.
xvi, 180 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0163-P.

Army RD & A bulletin.

April 11, 2019
Alexandria, VA : HQ, U.S. Army Materiel Command ; Washington, D.C. : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [distributor, 1988-2000.
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Ethics and the twenty-first-century military professional

March 27, 2019
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing [i.e. Publishing] Office
x, 133 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0136-P.
"November 2018"--Title page verso.
"Selected articles from the Naval War College Press on ethics and the twenty-first-century military professional."--Provided by publisher.

Winning a future war : war gaming and victory in the Pacific War

March 27, 2019
Friedman, Norman, 1946- author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, [2017]
ix, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0114-P.
"To win in the Pacific during World War II, the U.S. Navy had to transform itself technically, tactically, and strategically. It had to create a fleet capable of the unprecedented feat of fighting and winning far from home, without existing bases, in the face of an enemy with numerous bases fighting in his own waters. Much of the credit for the transformation should go to the war gaming conducted at the U.S. Naval War College during the pre-war period."--Provided by publisher.

Hubble : an overview of the space telescope.

March 27, 2019
[Greenbelt, MD] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, [2018]
113 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Shipping List: 2019-0015-S.
Introduction -- History -- Observatory design -- Operations -- Science -- Technology transfer -- Cultural impact.

Options for reducing the deficit : 2019 to 2028.

March 14, 2019
United States. Congressional Budget Office, author.
[Washington, D.C.] : Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, [2018]
vii, 316 pages ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0110-P.
"December 2018"--Cover.
1. Introduction -- 2. Mandatory spending options -- 3. Discretionary spending options -- 4. Revenue options -- Appendix: Spending options with smaller budgetary effects.

The Quarterly journal of the Library of Congress.

February 11, 2019
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1964-1983]
volumes : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, music, portraits ; 24-27 cm

Quarterly journal of current acquisitions.

February 11, 2019
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
volumes : illustrations ; 27 cm.

Supporting allied offensives 8 August-11 November 1918

February 7, 2019
Cora, Paul B., 1965- author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2018.
87 pages : illustrations, 16 color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2019-0082-P.
"PIN : 204236-000."

A grave misfortune : the USS Indianapolis tragedy

January 29, 2019
Hulver, Richard A., author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xxxiv, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Shipping list no.: 2019-0075-P.
Folded plan of USS Indianapolis tipped in before half title.
Returning to the forward area : atom bomb delivery and the final voyage -- Sunk -- firsthand recollections of the attack and time in the water -- Rescued -- Moving forward -- condolences and investigations -- Conviction and clemency -- Remembering Indianapolis -- Postscript: NHHC press release announcing discovery of USS Indianapolis wreckage, 19 August 2017 -- List of acronyms, ranks, and ratings -- List of places -- Conditions of readiness and material conditions.

Library of Congress information bulletin.

January 17, 2019
[Washington, D.C.] : The Library, [1972?-2011]
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26-28 cm.
Title from caption.

Information bulletin

January 17, 2019
Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1943-1971]
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm

Journal of the Senate of the United States of America.

December 3, 2018
United States. Congress. Senate.
[Washington, D.C.? : U.S. G.P.O.,
v. ; 24-30 cm.
Vols. for <83-1 (1953)-114-2 (2016)> cover the <83rd Congress, 1st session-114th Congress, 2nd session>.
Shipping list no.: 97-0052-S.

Precedents of the United States House of Representatives

November 20, 2018
Johnson, Charles W., III, author.
Washington, DC : U.S. Government Publishing Office, [2017]-
volumes ; 26 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0187-P.
"Covering precedents through the opening day of the 115th Congress and employing citations to the rules and to the House rules and manual of that Congress"--Volume 1, title page.

Register of debates in Congress : comprising the leading debates and incidents of the ... session of the ... Congress.

October 11, 2018
United States. Congress.
Washington : Printed and published by Gales & Seaton, 1825-1837.
14 volumes ; 26 cm
"Together with an appendix, containing the most important state papers and public documents to which the session has given birth: to which are added, the laws enacted during the session, with a copious index to the whole" (varies slightly).

Congressional record : proceedings and debates of the ... Congress.

October 8, 2018
United States. Congress.
Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1874-
v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Shipping list no.: 97-0032-S.
Beginning with the 80th Congress, 2nd session (Mar. 1947) includes section called: Daily digest.

St. Mihiel 12-16 September 1918

October 1, 2018
Carter, Donald A., 1955- author.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2018.
63 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0344-P.
The St. Mihiel salient, created during the initial German invasion in 1914, had withstood multiple French efforts to regain the territory. Yet even though the Germans had established strong defensive positions around St. Mihiel and its neighboring villages and towns, the salient was highly vulnerable to attack and was an optimal target for a potential American operation. Until this point in the war, members of the American Expeditionary Forces had not fought in a formation larger than a corps, and then only under French or British leadership. Now, as part of the American First Army under General John J. Pershing, they prepared to launch an offensive that would demonstrate to the Allies and the Germans alike that the Americans were capable of operating as an independent command. The AEF's successful efforts in the St. Mihiel Offensive, and the hard-won operational and tactical lessons that it learned during the battle, helped set the stage for the grand Allied offensive that would seize the initiative on the Western Front and blaze a path toward ultimate victory in the war.

Operation Torch : the American amphibious assault on French Morocco, 1942

October 1, 2018
Lohse, Alexandra, author.
Washington, DC : Naval History and Heritage Command, Department of the Navy, [2018]
54 pages : illustrations, maps; 21 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0343-P.
Strategic setting -- French North Africa in 1942 -- Planning Torch -- Torch logistics -- Joint planning and preparations at Hampton Toads -- Commanders' call before crossing -- The Atlantic crossing -- Operation Torch landings: Safi -- Operation Torch landings: Fedala -- Operation Torch landings: Mehdia-Port Lyautey -- The Mediterranean landings: summary of center and eastern task forces -- Analysis.

The very few, the proud : women in the Marine Corps, 1977-2001

October 1, 2018
Anderson, Nancy P., author.
Quantico, Virginia : History Division, United States Marine Corps, 2018.
ix, 265 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0358-P.
This history follows and examines both the expanding opportunities for women in the Marine Corps and the fading cultural gender distinctions in the last quarter of the twentieth century. The work is derived from official documents and personal files, interviews, conversations, letters, newspaper articles, Internet access to research archives, and hundreds of email submissions from current and former Marines. The generation of women described in this history proved themselves in every clime and place, including in command and in combat. Women choose to be Marines for the same reasons as men: duty to country, opportunity, adventure, escaping hardship, or to grow as a person. This history takes us to the start of the twenty-first century.--Provided by publisher.

Congressional pictorial directory.

June 8, 2018
United States. Congress.
Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
v. : ports. ; 15 cm.
Compiled under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing.

Economic report of the President transmitted to the Congress.

June 8, 2018
United States. President.
Washington : G.P.O. : For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1950-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Some issues distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
Reports for 1950-1953 include: The annual economic review by the Council of Economic Advisers (July issue has title: The economic situation at midyear); 1954- include: The annual report of the Council of Economic Advisers (title varies slightly).
Represents the annual report of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Appendix B contains historical tables (from 1959 or earlier) on aspects of income (national, personal, and corporate), production, prices, employment, investment, taxes and transfers, and money and finance.

Inspiring innovation

June 7, 2018
Crosby, Robert, Jr., 1974- author.
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office
v, 197 pages : illustrations, portraits (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
Shipping list no.: 2018-0145-P.
"January 2018"--Title page verso.
History of African American admirals in the US Navy--Provided by publisher.

The legacy of Belleau Wood : 100 years of making Marines and winning battles, an anthology

June 7, 2018
Washington, DC : For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office
xi, 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0226-P.
The rise of the early modern Marine Corps and World War I / Paul Westermeyer -- Military professionalism: the case of the U.S. Marine officer corps, 1880-1898 / Jack Shulimson -- Teddy Roosevelt and the Corps' sea-going mission / Jack Shulimson and Graham A. Cosmas -- Defining the duties of the United States Marine Corps / President Theodore Roosevelt -- Marine Corps officers' physical fitness / President Theodore Roosevelt -- A plea for a mission and doctrine / Major John H. Russell -- Barnett letter to Oliver / Major General Commandant George Barnett -- Authorization to enroll women Marines / Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy -- The Great War crucible / Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons -- Through the wheat to the beaches beyond: the lasting impact of the Battle for Belleau Wood / General Charles C. Krulak -- Clifton Bledsoe Cates biography -- The lessons of World War II and Korea / Paul Westermeyer -- Value of aviation to the Marine Corps / Major Alfred A. Cunningham -- Advanced base operations in Micronesia, FMFRP 12-46 / Major Earl H. Ellis -- The U.S. Marine Corps, amphibious capabilities, and preparations for war with Japan / David J. Ulbrich, PhD -- The role of marine and shore-based naval air at Guadalcanal: some lessons for today / Major Philip F. Shutler -- Letter from Smith to Cates on Chosin Reservoir / Major General Oliver P. Smith -- Equitatus caeli / Colonel Keith B. McCutcheon -- The "afloat-ready battalion": the development of the U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1898-1978 / Colonel Douglas E. Nash Sr. -- Merritt Austin Edson biography -- The manpower renaissance / Paul Westermeyer -- The impact of Project 100,000 on the Marine Corps / Captain David A. Dawson -- Pathbreakers: dealing with race - the 1970s / Fred H. Allison, PhD, and Colonel Kurtis P. Wheeler -- Truly a "new Corps" / Larry James -- Your forever experience / Robert Church -- Emphasis on professionalism for a new generation of Marines / General Louis H. Wilson -- The personnel campaign issue is no longer in doubt / Lieutenant General Bernard E. Trainor -- Frank E. Petersen Jr. biography -- The operational and educational renaissance / Paul Westermeyer -- General Alfred M. Gray's training and education letter -- Warfighting, Fleet Marine Forces Manual 1 philosophy of command -- The NCO and maneuver warfare / / Captains William H. Weber IV and David J. Furness -- Expeditionary airfields / Major General Terrence R. Dake -- It's not nice and neat / Lieutenant General Anthony C. Zinni -- The Crucible: building warriors for the 21st century / General Charles C. Krulak -- Preparing the Marine Corps for war / General Charles C. Krulak -- Up to the challenge: women's training in today's Marine Corps / Colonel Nancy P. Anderson -- 1st Marine Division (Rein) commanding general's message to all hands / Major General James N. Mattis -- An open letter to the "young turks" / Lieutenant General Robert B. Neller -- Anthony C. Zinni biography -- Appendix. Historiography for Marines: how Marines should read and understand history / Paul Westermeyer.
In the summer of 2017, the newly arrived president of Marine Corps University, Brigadier General William J. Bowers, ordered a lecture series, "The Legacy of Belleau Wood: 100 Years of Making Marines and Winning Battles." The series would include four lectures, and it was to be supported by an anthology produced by History Division, providing readings to the students on the topics each lecture would cover. The intent was to produce an anthology of lasting worth to Marines, broadly depicting keystone moments in the history of the Corps during the century following the Battle of Belleau Wood. This volume presents a collection of 36 extracts, articles, letters, orders, interviews, and biographies. The work is intended to serve as a general overview and provisional reference to inform both Marines and the general public of the broad outlines of notable trends and controversies in Marine Corps history--Provided by publisher.

The International Space Station : operating an outpost in the new frontier

June 7, 2018
Houston, Texas : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, [2017]
xxxi, 402 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Shipping list no.: 2018-0171-P.
Looks at the operations of the International Space Station from the perspective of the Houston flight control team, under the leadership of NASA's flight directors, who authored the book. The book provides insight into the vast amount of time and energy that these teams devote to the development, planning and integration of a mission before it is executed. The passion and attention to detail of the flight control team members, who are always ready to step up when things do not go well, is a hallmark of NASA human spaceflight operations. With tremendous support from the ISS program office and engineering community, the flight control team has made the International Space Station and the programs before it a success.

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