Naval History Magazine - October 2002 Vol. 16 Number 5

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"Exhuming the Constellation" refutes Footner findings.

The author's new Naval Institute Press book...



  • Tribute to Walter Lord: He Had an Eye for Humanity
    Edited by Scott E. Belliveau


  • 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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  • Preview: Constellation Oldest Warship
    By Geoffrey Footner

    "Exhuming the Constellation" refutes Footner findings.

    The author's new Naval Institute Press book, USS...

  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 13: The Duel
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins

    His teeth chattering, every limb trembling, Matthew sat upright in darkness on the hard wooden bench of a two-horse wagon, jolting along toward a rendezvous with death. He tugged the blanket that wrapped him tighter, dug in his pockets for a...

  • Looking Back: Tom Buell
    By Paul Stillwell

    In early May I went to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to do oral history interviews with Commander Tom Buell, who is best known for his superb books on two World War II admirals, Raymond Spruance and Ernest King. They are among the very best naval...


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