History – Raeder versus Wegener

Naval War College Review – German naval thought between the world wars was defined by a dispute between two distinguished officers: one who critiqued German naval performance in the conflict just ended, the other obliged to meet the very different realities of the war to come. Neither was wholly wrong or entirely correct; the disagreement produced concepts that mark naval doctrine today.

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History – Cold War Strategic ASW

Undersea Warfare – Soviet strategic missile submarines were the greatest naval threat to the United States during the Cold War. Accordingly, strategic antisubmarine warfare (ASW) became a major role of the U.S. Navy, especially the attack submarines. This excerpt from Cold War Submarines: The Design and Construction of U.S. and Soviet Submarines by Normal Polmar and Kenneth J. Moore briefly describes the development of strategic ASW.
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