Book cover of Selling Sea Power: Public Relations and the U.S. Navy, 1917–1941 by Ryan Wadle
Maritime History & Piracy

Selling Sea Power: Public Relations and the U.S. Navy, 1917–1941

The accepted narrative of the interwar U.S. Navy is one of transformation from a battle-centric force into a force that could fight on the “three planes” of war: in the skies, on the water, and under the waves. The political and cultural tumult that accompanied this transformation is another story. Ryan D. Wadle’s Selling Sea Power explores this little-known but critically important aspect of naval history. […Learn More]