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"Everything an important book should be."
Robert Kaplan, author of The Revenge of Geography and The Return of Marco Polo’s World

"John Lehman has given us another naval classic in Oceans Ventured. . . . A must read."
Senator John McCain

"Lehman makes a valuable contribution to the yet-to-be-written definitive account of this era."
David F. Winkler, Naval Historical Foundation

"At times reading like a military thriller,… Oceans Ventured offers an interesting and illuminating look back at Cold War naval history."
Paul Davis, Washington Times

"Essential to understanding the Navy’s role and performance during the Cold War and its contribution to the downfall of the Soviet Union."
Richard R. Burgess, Seapower magazine

About the Author

John Lehman, a former U.S. Navy aviator, served as United States secretary of the navy from 1981 to 1987. From 2003 to 2004, he was a member of the 9/11 Commission. He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ W. W. Norton & Company; Reprint edition (June 16, 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0393367886
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0393367881
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 10.2 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.3 inches
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