Naval History Magazine - February 2003 Vol. 17 Number 1

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99

Highlights

  • The Bones of Nakagawa
    By Corydon Wagner Jr.
    When a veteran of the World War II Battle of Peleliu and three companions located the island's last Japanese command post, they found more than they had imagined. In a still captured from videotape, Bune Fukichi, director of the...
  • Free a Marine to Fight
    Edna Hill Schultz

    Being a woman Marine in 1940s wartime came with its share of culture shock, as this veteran relates. Her well-intentioned patriotism made for some amusing anecdotes and inspiring memories.

  • The Bones of Nakagawa
    By Corydon Wagner Jr.
    When a veteran of the World War II Battle of Peleliu and three companions located the island's last Japanese command post, they found more than they had imagined. In a still captured from videotape, Bune Fukichi, director of the...
  • Free a Marine to Fight
    Edna Hill Schultz

    Being a woman Marine in 1940s wartime came with its share of culture shock, as this veteran relates. Her well-intentioned patriotism made for some amusing anecdotes and inspiring memories.

Extra

  • 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 

    ...

Subscriber Only Content

  • 'We'll Go Around the World'
    An Interview with Captain Edward L. Beach Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)

  • Did JFK's Order Sink PT-109?
    By Curtis L. Nelson

    Privately, John F. Kennedy (right, at far right, with his crew) apparently was willing to take responsibility for the loss of his torpedo boat in World War II. He told at least one contemporary that he had throttled up, with...

  • The Log of Matthew Roving, Episode 15: The Floating World
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins

    With the Boston Tea Party back on schedule and the Revolution apparently saved, Matthew thought he was free to return to his own century—until Nicky Blunt blundered through the Log and into Colonial Boston. While trying...

  • Looking Back: The Family Tie

    Several years ago, the Naval Institute was raising funds to convert part of the former Annapolis Naval Hospital into new headquarters for the organization. A financial angel named Jack Schiff stepped forward. He had been a naval officer during...


 
 

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