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Naval History Magazine - December 2014

Cover Story
Pacific war exploits that helped set eight U.S. submarine commanders apart from their peers.

Determining the Navy’s top submarine patrol captains of...

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America's Undersea War on Shipping
While U.S. Navy surface ships and aircraft were earning dramatic Pacific war victories, American submarines were waging a...
One Hundred Years at Pensacola
Once a derelict Navy yard, the ‘Cradle of Naval Aviation’ has undergone sweeping changes during the past...
On Our Scope

The partnership between the U.S. Naval Institute and U.S. Naval Academy stretches back to 1873. That’s when a group of naval officers at the...

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Profiles in Leadership
Pacific war exploits that helped set eight U.S. submarine commanders apart from their peers.

Determining...

Scratch Three Subs
Over the course of several nights in February 1945, what had been a slow and disappointing war patrol for the Batfish...
Special Center Spread: A Closer Look at a Fleet Boat

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The Cruise of the Wasp
A largely forgotten vessel and her intrepid captain gave the Royal Navy more of a run for its money than any other U.S....
Neptune's Band of Brothers
In 1936 close to 30,000 sailors traversed the equator and participated in the largest Crossing the Line ceremony the Navy...
A 'Talent for Buffoonery'
While William Cushing’s heroic feats as a young Union Navy officer are part of the historical record, the traditional...
Looking Back - "Underway on Nuclear Power"

With a simple radio message of “Underway on Nuclear Power,” on the morning of 17 January 1955, the submarine Nautilus (SSN-...

In Contact

In ‘Hot Pursuit’ of the Pueblo

Captain Stephen P. O’Brien, U.S. Navy (Retired)

In regards to...

Armaments and Innovations - The U.S. Navy's 'Smashers'

Introduced in the U.S. Navy at the beginning of the 19th century, the carronade saw extensive service in American warships during the War of 1812...

Naval History News

Colonel Joseph H. Alexander, 1938–2014

The U.S. Naval Institute lost a longtime friend on 28 September with the passing of Colonel...

Historic Fleets - Sub Tender with the Spirit of a Battleship

Lying moored to the northeast bank of Mariveles Bay, Philippine Islands, early in the afternoon watch on 5 January 1942, the submarine tender...

Historic Aircraft - No Vindication for the Vindicator

During the 1930s, several nations developed advanced dive bombers. These aircraft were considered more effective than level or horizontal bombers...

Book Reviews

Assault from the Sky: U.S. Marine Corps Helicopter Operations in Vietnam

Dick...

Museum Report - A Stroll Through Tidewater Virginia's Pivotal Naval Moments

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, is one of nine museums presently operated by the Navy History and Heritage Command....

Pieces of the Past

This watch fob commemorates the U.S. Naval Academy’s 12-4 victory over the U.S. Military Academy in the 1892 Army-Navy Game, a hard-fought...


 
 

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