Cole, Bernard D. 1943-

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COLE, Bernard D. 1943-

PERSONAL: Born October 13, 1943, in Neptune, NJ; son of Harry and Mildred (Ohlberg) Cole; married Carla Conn, January 4, 1969; children: Jennifer Anne, Marissa Elizabeth. Education: University of North Carolina, A.B., 1965; University of Washington, Seattle, M.P.A., 1972; Auburn University, Ph.D., 1978.

ADDRESSES: Office—National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC 20319-5078. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: U.S. Navy, career officer, including service in Vietnam, 1965-95, retiring as captain; National War College, Washington, DC, professor, 1995—.

MEMBER: International Institute for Strategic Studies, Organization of American Historians, Historians Society.

AWARDS, HONORS: Military: Three Legions of Merit, three Meritorious Service medals, three Presidential Unit citations, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Combat Action Medal, Overseas Deployment Medal, Vietnamese Presidential Unit Commendation. Other: John Lyman Book Award, North American Society for Oceanic History, 1982, for Gunboats and Marines: The United States Navy in China, 1925-1928.

WRITINGS:

Gunboats and Marines: The United States Navy in China, 1925-1928, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1983.

The Great Wall at Sea: China's Navy Enters the Twenty-first Century, Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, MD), 2001.

Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Naval War College Review and Journal of Military History.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on Chinese nationalsecurity affairs.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Choice, May, 2002, H. Nelsen, review of The Great Wall at Sea: China's Navy Enters the Twenty-first Century, p. 1658.

Journal of American History, December, 1983, William R. Braisted, review of Gunboats and Marines: The United States Navy in China, 1925-1928, p. 709.

Journal of Military History, April, 2002, Edward J. Marolda, review of The Great Wall at Sea, p. 643.