Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1982. First edition. Pictorial wrappers. Item #35653
Charles H. Davis was a well known Naval officer during the Civil War who lead the successful engagements leading to the surrender of Memphis. Dr. Frosch was Associate Director for Applied Oceanography at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the administrator of NASA, president of the American Association of Engineering Societies, and vice president of General Motors in charge of the Research Laboratories. 40 pages. A fine copy with just a little fade along edges of the light blue covers.