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Guide to Naval Writing

ISBN: 9780870214387
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication Date: 1991-01
Number of pages: 352
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Based on interviews with hundreds of naval professionals, this handbook is devoted to the specific needs of the naval services. It covers aspects of writing assignments required by Navy and Marine Corps personnel. Entire chapters are given over to the most common types of documents. Format guides are offered, along with completed examples, together with information on audience, purpose, organization, style, drafting and revising. The book provides a ready reference on punctuation, treatment of numbers, capitalization, standard abbreviations, acronyms, and non-sexist language - as used in the naval service. Advice on how to quickly and effectively edit documents are also included. This comprehensive guide would be of use to anyone connected with the Navy and Marine Corps, civil servants, senior enlisted personnel as well as officers.

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