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A century later, the story lives on: Human drama on an epic scale—even though the stage was the desolate North Atlantic, and the only audience was the players themselves. In all of maritime...
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The buildup of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has caused quite a stir with the United States and its allies over the past few years. But China hardly has us over a barrel.
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The U.S. military and civilian agencies should collaborate to wage successful counterinsurgency—not battle each other.
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By: Daniel J. Demers
In 1941, a weekend pass in San Francisco and an impetuous sailor’s good intentions erupted into an international incident with Nazi Germany.

From this Month's
Proceedings Magazine

Editor's Page
We’re honored to start off this month by marking a very special milestone: the 100th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Navy Reserve. In...
CEO Notes
The Naval Institute and our partner, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), are proud to announce the next segment in our ongoing...
Comment & Discussion
Getting and Staying Connected (See E. Lundquist and L. Osborn, pp. 48–53, February 2015 Proceedings)
Now Hear This - The Offset Strategy Needs Mahan
The United States is at an “East of Suez” moment. As the economically stressed British found necessary a half-century ago, it’s now...
Nobody Asked Me, But . . . - We Must All Be Warrior-Diplomats
Last October I trekked through the high Atlas Mountains in central Morocco with four other midshipmen studying Arabic on a semester-abroad program....

From this Month's
Naval History Magazine

On Our Scope

So far, the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War seems to have slipped under the American public’s radar. That’s sure to change in 2016...

Looking Back - Canadian Time Capsule

A few years ago, my Canadian-born wife, Karen, and I got acquainted with a television program called Murdoch Mysteries. Then we got...

In Contact

‘The Best Watertender’

Commander Louis D. Chirillo, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Naval History’s...

Armaments & Innovations - Continuous-Aim Fire: Learning How to Shoot

In November 1900, Lieutenant William Sims joined the wardroom of the Kentucky, the U.S. Navy’s newest battleship. He had just come...

Naval History News

New NHHC Director Steps Up

Rear Admiral Samuel Cox, U.S. Navy (Retired), recently assumed...

U.S. Naval Institute Blog

On Midrats 29 March 15 – Episode 273: Partnership, Influence, Presence and the role of the MSC

Please join us on Sunday 29 March 2015 at 5pm, EDT for Midrats Episode 273: Partnership, Influence, Presence and the role of the MSC: This week we...

The Pen and the Sword: An Interview with Professor Timothy Demy on Reading Fiction and Studying War

For the past few years, professor Timothy Demy and Major General John J. Salesses, USMC(ret.), have been teaching the elective the Pen and the...

On Midrats 22 March 2015 – Episode 272: Naval Professionalism; up, down, and back again – with Will Beasley

Please join us on 22 March 2015 at 5pm U.S. EDT for Midrats Episode 272: Naval Professionalism; up, down, and back again – with Will Beasley...

Missile Defense and Budget Issues

This is worth an hour of your time: If you have doubt, there is this Reuters headline, U.S. missile defense agency warns of “jeopardy...

On Midrats 3/15/15 – Episode 271: “Red Flag and the Development USAF Fighter “

Please join us Sunday, 15 March 2015 at 5pm (U.S. EDT) for Midrats Episode 271: “Red Flag and the Development USAF Fighter Pilots” In...

Naval History Blog

On This Date in History Korean War Sailor Earns Medal of Honor

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Lockwood, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Residents of...

Driving Navy Innovation: Turboelectric to Hybrid Propulsion

By Rear Adm. Kevin Slates Director, Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Ninety-eight years ago today, the Navy deployed a new technology...

Celebrating the First Women to Join the Naval Reserve Force

By Holly Quick, public affairs specialist, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Every March during Women’s...

‘Sea Wolf’ Bulkeley’s European Theater Exploits Heroic

From Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division If you were intrigued last week by Lt. John D. “Sea Wolf” Bulkeley’s...

Military Sealift Command and Innovation: New Platforms and Avenues for Meeting Navy’s Needs

By Rear Adm. Kevin C. Hayes, Deputy Commander, Military Sealift Command   This day in 1964, our Navy commissioned USS Sacramento (AOE 1) at...


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