The U.S. Navy Amidst War and Revolution, 1919-1923
Shenk. This book chronicles the little known yet fascinating service of the U.S. Navy's Black Sea Fleet after World War I. You'll learn how it evacuated 150,000 anti-communist White Russians from Crimea during the Russian Civil War, coordinated grain shipments during the Russian famine of 1921, and rescued nearly 200,000 refugees from Smyrna during the Greco-Turkish War. 392 pages, 6½"x 9", hardcover.