The Reluctant Seaman

January 2nd, 2009

From Sat Dec 27 00:16:58 1997
>Date: Sat, 27 Dec 1997 02:15:12 -0500
>From: Tom Robison
>Subject: The Reluctant Seaman
>Precendence: bulk
>”Although a brilliant naval historian and noted theorist on the importance
>of sea power to national defense, Alfred Thayer Mahan hated the sea and
>dreaded his duties as a ship’s captain.”
>That’s the lead-in to an article on the HistoryNet Page about our namesake
>A.T. Mahan. Read the full text at:
>Tom Robison
>Ossian, Indiana

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