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Micronesia and U.S. Pacific strategy: a blueprint for the 1980s
Webb, James, 1946 February 9-
Publication Information:
New York : Praeger Publishers [1974]
Physical Description:
xii, 109 pages : maps. ; 25 cm.
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Central Library UA23 .W3693 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Author Notes

James Webb, a 1968 U.S. Naval Academy graduate who served as Secretary of the Navy from 1987 to 1988, is one of the most highly decorated Marines of the Vietnam era. He is the author of the bestsellers "Fields of Fire" & "Sense of Honor", among other books.

(Publisher Provided) James Webb, former combat Marine, is an attorney and Emmy Award-winning journalist who has served as Secretary of the Navy, Assistant Secretary of Defense, and full committee counsel to the U.S. Congress. He lives in Virginia.

(Publisher Provided) James Henry "Jim" Webb, Jr. (born February 9, 1946) is an American politician and author. He has served as a United States Senator from Virginia, Secretary of the Navy, Assistant Secretary of Defense, congressional staffer, and Marine Corps officer. He was awarded the Navy Cross for heroism in Vietnam, the second highest decoration in the Navy and Marine Corps. Webb also was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. After returning from Vietnam he was assigned to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, as an instructor. In the private sector he has been an Emmy-award winning journalist, a filmmaker, and the author of ten books. In 2015, his book entitled Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America made it to the New York Times bestselling nonfiction list.

In addition, he taught literature at the United States Naval Academy and was a Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Politics. As a member of the Democratic Party, Webb announced on November 19, 2014, that he was forming an exploratory committee to evaluate a run for President of the United States in 2016.

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