Today's U.S. Navy

Today's U.S. Navy

by Don Nardo


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The U.S. Navy is the largest and strongest naval force in the world. Its sailors serve all around the world in many types of jobs. In 2011 a Navy unit made history. A group of highly trained commandos, the Navy SEALS, brought down terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756546410
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: The U.S. Armed Forces
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 790L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 11 Years

About the Author

Noted historian and award-winning author Don Nardo has written many books for young people about American history. Nardo lives with his wife, Christine, in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

A fearsome force — Navy organization and jobs — Enlisting in the Navy — Training to become a sailor — Navy gear, ships, and weapons — Navy special operations — The U.S. Navy in action.

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