Naval History Magazine - October 1999 Volume 13 Number 5

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With the 21st Century and the Third Millennium on the horizon, Naval History polled naval historians on what naval events and technological advances had the most...

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Highlights

  • Book Reviews

    Damn the Torpedoes: Fighting Words, Rallying Cries, and the Hidden History of Warfare

    Brian Burrell. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999. 218 pp. Appendix. Index. $20.00 ($18.00).

    Reviewed by Captain Jim Stavridis...

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  • Proceedings Survey

  • Standing for Our Flag

    In the June Proceedings, Captain Eyer in his “Charting a Course” column introduced retired Navy Admiral William...

  • SURVEY RESULTS: THE TOP THREE MOST EFFECTIVE NAVAL WEAPONS EVER USED!

    # 3 The Exocet Missile 

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  • Naval Milestones

    With the 21st Century and the Third Millennium on the horizon, Naval History polled naval historians on what naval events and technological advances had the most profound impact over the past 100 and 1,000 years. In...

  • 'Sailors Dressed Like Soldiers'
    By Kenneth C. Davey


    Largely unappreciated for their heroics at Normandy were the naval beach battalions (NBBs)—identified by red helmet markings. The 6th NBB's Radioman Fred Glover recovered the flag below from an infantry landing...


 
 

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