Dennis Hart Mahan

Dennis Hart Mahan

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dennis Hart Mahan was a noted American military theorist and professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1824-1871. He was the father of American naval historian and theorist Rear Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan. Of his other four children, his son Frederick August Mahan also graduated from West Point in 1867. Dennis Hart Mahan was the child of Irish-Catholic immigrants. He was baptized at New York City, though like other immigrant children of that era, e.g., General Philip Sheridan, it is unclear whether Mahan was born at New York or in Ireland. Mahan graduated from West Point in 1824, first in his class. Such was his acumen that in his third year he was appointed acting assistant professor of mathematics. After graduation, he started teaching at the Military Academy with the very next class of cadetsshow more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136652013
  • 9786136652016