BOOK REVIEW: Theodore Roosevelt’s Naval Diplomacy – The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century
By Henry J. Hendrix, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 2009.
Reviewed by Thomas P. Ostrom
Captain Henry J. Hendrix, USN brings an impressive background of naval professionalism and scholarly credentials to the task of writing this history of President Theodore Roosevelt and the 14-month global cruise of the Great White Fleet of U.S. battleships named after U.S. states, and assorted auxiliary vessels in 1907-1909.
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