Naval History Magazine - August 2002 Vol. 16 Number 4

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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...


    # 3 The Exocet Missile 


  • Proceedings Survey: What is your favorite Navy rating symbol?

    U.S. Navy enlisted personnel—unlike those in the other services—literally wear their jobs on their sleeves. A new policy outlined in Navy in NAVADMIN 218/16 will change all that. Most past and current Sailors will likely feel...

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  • United We Stood 1942
  • Savo Island: The Worst Defeat
    By Captain George William Kittredge, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    An officer in Turret Two of the heavy cruiser Chicago (CA-29) looks back 60 years to August 1942, when Japanese cruisers and destroyers blew off 40 feet of his ship's bow and killed or wounded 26 of his...

  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 12: The Jaegermeisters Gambit
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins

  • In Contact

    Editor's Note: We received numerous responses to our question, "What's Wrong with This Picture?" on page 30 of the June 2002 issue, asking readers to identify the historical inaccuracies contained in the James Dietz painting,...


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