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Benjamin Franklin Cooling III

Born: 8-Dec-1938
Birthplace: Washington, DC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Gray Steel and Blue Water Navy

    University: BA, Rutgers University
    University: MA, University of Pennsylvania
    University: PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    Professor: History, National Defense University

    Society for Military History

Author of books:
Benjamin Franklin Tracy: Father of the Modern American Fighting Navy (1973, biography)
Symbol, Sword, and Shield: Defending Washington During the Civil War (1975, history)
Gray Steel and Blue Water Navy: The Formative Years of America's Military-Industrial Complex, 1881-1917 (1979, history)
Forts Henry and Donelson: The Key to the Confederate Heartland (1987, history)
Jubal Early's Raid on Washington, 1864 (1989, history)
Fort Donelson's Legacy: War and Society in Kentucky and Tennessee, 1862-1863 (1997, history)
Monocacy: The Battle that Saved Washington (1997, history)
USS Olympia: Herald of Empire (2000, history)
Counter-Thrust: From the Peninsula to the Antietam (2007, history)
To the Battles of Franklin and Nashville and Beyond: Stabilization and Reconstruction in Tennessee and Kentucky, 1864-1866 (2011, history)
Jubal Early: Robert E. Lee's Bad Old Man (2014, biography)

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