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1978 20th Edition
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  • 1978 Hard Cover
    1978 Hard Cover
  • 1978 Soft Cover
    1978 Soft Cover
Cover:  white semi-hard fabric covered hard-cover & thick paper soft-cover book style,
with blue, black and white shadow lettering and black pictures - Spine: same type of lettering
Author:   revised by Bill Bearden and Bill Wedertz
Copyright Date:   1978, 1968, 1965, 1963, 1961, 1958, 1951, 1944, 1943, 1938
  by U. S. Naval Institute
Printing Date:   known printings for this edition:
     1st-Jan,1978; 3rd-May,1979; 4th-Jun,1980; 5th-Dec,1980;
     6th-Jun,1981; 7th-Feb,1982; 8th-Sep,1982; 9th-Jun,1983;
     11th-Sep,1984; 12th-May,1985; 13th-Oct,1985; 14th-Jun,1986;
     15th-Jul,1986; 16th-Jan,1987; 17th-Aug,1987; 18th-Feb,1988;
     19th-Sep,1988; 20th-Feb,1989; 21st-Aug, 1989; 22nd-Feb,1990
Printing Date Codes:   none
Publisher:   U. S. Naval Institute
Printer:   U. S. Naval Institute
ISBN:   hard cover-0870211129; soft cover-0870211110
Size:   hard cover: 8½" x 5¾" x 1½" soft cover: 8¼" x 5½" x 1¼"
Price:   none listed
Number of Pages:   611 pages (1st to 3rd printings);
  639 pages (4th to 21st printings);
  including index, a table of contents and Navy career pages
Number of Chapters:   5 parts with 24 chapters and 11 section appendix
remarks:   none
approximate used value:  $3-$25 - only an approximate value, also check eBay or Amazon for current auctions

Main Pages

  • Title Page - facing
  • Title Page #1 - front
  • Title Page #2 - back
  • Title Page #2 - front
  • Title Page #2 - back
  • Introduction Page
  • Forward by MCPON Walker
  • Forward by MCPON Crow
  • Forward by MCPON Plackett
  • Preface Page
  • Acknowledgments Page - front
  • Acknowledgments Page - back

Table of Contents Pages

  • Table of Contents - Page 1
  • Table of Contents - Page 2