Naval History Magazine - August 1998 Volume 12 Number 4

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For an electronics officer on board the light cruiser Nashville in late 1944, a cup of stale Navy coffee was all that came between him and the grim consequences of a...

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  • Timeline to Justice
    By Hunter Scott

    A war story of survival in shark-infested waters, told vividly by the character Quint in the movie Jaws, inspired a seventh-grade student to restore honor to the captain and crew of the USS Indianapolis...

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  • A Cuppa Joe
    By John Powell Riley; Jr., Artwork by Robert C. Semler


    For an electronics officer on board the light cruiser Nashville in late 1944, a cup of stale Navy coffee was all that came between him and the grim consequences of a kamikaze attack.

  • The Stuff of a Bicentennial Debate
    By Joseph R. L. Sterne

    For 22 years, Americans accepted Admiral Hyman Rickover's conclusions on the sinking of the USS Maine. This year, a centennial study under the auspices of National Geographic magazine cast reasonable doubt on Rickover...


 
 

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