Information at Sea: Shipboard Command and Control in the U.S. Navy, from Mobile Bay to Okinawa
The brain of a modern warship is its combat information center (CIC). Data about friendly and enemy forces pour into this nerve center, contributing to command decisions about firing, maneuvering, and coordinating. Timothy S. Wolters has written the first book to investigate the history of the CIC and the many other command and control systems adopted by the U.S. Navy from the Civil War to World War II.
Hardcover: 336 pages