Naval History Magazine - February 2001 Vol. 15 Number 1

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When the German battleship Bismarck escaped from a Norwegian fjord in May 1941 and began her epic breakout into the North Atlantic, she was the most feared warship in...

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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!

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  • Bismarck: Not Ready for Action?
    By Timothy P. Mulligan

    When the German battleship Bismarck escaped from a Norwegian fjord in May 1941 and began her epic breakout into the North Atlantic, she was the most feared warship in the world. The Royal Navy hunted her down...

  • Massacre on Wake Island
    By Major Mark E. Hubbs, U.S. Army Reserve (Retired)

    A contractor for the U.S. Army on Wake Atoll recently happened upon an obscure memorial to 98 American construction workers who died there in 1943. The simple boulder pictured at right, beyond a plaque listing their names, is...

  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 3: On the Beach
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins

    Lying in the shade of a palm tree on a bed of lush green seagrape, Matthew Roving squinted down the beach. In the foreground was a wiry little man in short pants, white knee stockings, and a blue tricornered hat who was trying, not very...


 
 

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