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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.
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From this Month's
Proceedings Magazine

Now Hear This - Read. Write. Fight.
Warfare is a violent, intellectual contest between thinking and adapting adversaries. Usually, the team that can think better and adapt faster will...
Editor's Page
The Naval Review has a 54-year history. It started in 1962 as an annual hardback publication that looked very much like a book. Frank Uhlig, Jr., was...
CEO Notes
General Prize Essay Contest Sponsored The Naval Institute is grateful to Andrew and Barbara Taylor and to the Crawford Taylor Foundation of St. Louis...
Comment & Discussion
#SavetheSkirt (See A. Scott, p. 12, April 2016 Proceedings)
Now Hear This - Innovation: A Three-Dimensional Formula
What is the formula for innovation, and more important, how do we sustain it? It comes down to being good in three dimensions: technology, human...

From this Month's
Naval History Magazine

Contributors

Jeremy Black is a native of Great Britain, a professor of history at the University of Exeter, England, and a senior fellow at...

On Our Scope

In Naval History, we try to recognize small but significant naval anniversaries as well as large and momentous ones, such as the...

Looking Back - A Royal at Jutland

Te volume on the shelf in the U.S. Naval Academy’s Nimitz Library looked unimpressive. The binding showed tears, and the book was faded and...

In Contact

In Praise of the Wilburs

Commander Peter B. Mersky, U.S Naval Reserve (Retired)

Armaments & Innovations - DASH, Snoopy, and the Night Panther

In the mid-1950s modern helicopter development was in its early years, and was full of innovative design ideas. The technology, less than two...

U.S. Naval Institute Blog

A Letter From a Captain to His Son

Today, 27 May 2016, the Class of 2016 will be graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. The Naval Institute shares the words of a commanding officer...

Red October Meets Mirror Mirror

Part of our naval mythology is informed by fiction as well as real history. With a few exceptions, as a nation, the USA always likes to see itself...

On MIdrats 22 May 2106 – Episode 333: The Battle of Jutland & the Time of the Battleship with Rob Farley

Please join us at 5pm (EDT) on 22 May 2016 for Episode 333: The Battle of Jutland & the Time of the Battleship with Rob Farley: We are coming...

A “Comforting” Approach to Providing International Mental and Pediatric Health Services

There have been a number of proposed interventions to address the shortage of psychiatrists for children and adolescents, including telemedicine,...

Remember the STARK!

The Navy has forgotten the STARK. As a comparison, a quick Google search will take you to the USS COLE homepage, with a link to its memorial. Each...

Naval History Blog

A Letter From a Captain to His Son

Today, 27 May 2016, the Class of 2016 will be graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy. The Naval Institute shares the words of a commanding officer...

Herman the German

Engineers at the Terminal Island Naval Shipyard in Long Beach, California, had a problem on their hands: how does one reassemble one of the...

On the Digital Frontier in Bosnia

Working in an archive, one can sometimes make unexpected discoveries in the materials that have accumulated over the course of years. Hidden by...

Boo to the U.S. Navy for getting rid of USS Barry (DD-933) at the Washington Navy Yard

Chris Cavas, Naval Warfare Correspondent at Defense News, was right on target when he used the word “boo” in a tweet about the display ship Barry’...

‘The Necessity of the Fight’

We were in an editorial meeting when our secretary, Marcia Owens, walked in and whispered, “There’s a guy on your phone who says he’s Walter...


 
 

Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Mon, 2016-06-13

You are cordially invited to: U.S. Coast Guard Update A discussion with: Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, USCG25th Commandant of the U.S...

2016 Naval History Conference

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From the Press

Keynote Speaker & Book Signing

Mon, 2016-05-30

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