Naval History Magazine - October 2000 Volume 14 Number 5

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Matthew Roving thinks he has problems with his annoying older sister and a bully who won't leave him alone. Things get interesting when his father's Navy ship disappears...

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  • Book Reviews

    Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind

    Peter Padfield. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2000. 340 pp. Illus. Maps. Gloss. Notes. Bib. Index. $35.00 ($33.25).

    Reviewed by Stephen Howarth...

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

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  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 1: A Wayward Salt
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins


    Matthew Roving thinks he has problems with his annoying older sister and a bully who won't leave him alone. Things get interesting when his father's Navy ship disappears, and he falls into a sea chest that transports him...

  • Nine Navy Golds
    By Colonel Mike Nassr, U.S. Air Force (Retired)

    A green team in Navy blue struck Olympic Gold in 1952 to become the greatest rowing team in U.S. history.

    It was a golden moment in U.S. and Navy sports history when nine Navy midshipmen in USA uniforms stood on...

  • U-571: Plausible Fiction?
    By Lawrence H. Suid

     
    This summer's U-571 brought the World War II submarine adventure back to the silver screen with stunning special effects and plenty of action. Inspired by real events, U-571's melding of fact and...


 
 

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