Naval History Magazine - April 2003 Vol. 17 Number 2

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An explosive surprise attack by one of Japan's new secret weapons sent a U.S. auxiliary oiler to the bottom of Ulithi lagoon late in World War II. This is the story of...

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  • The Hunt for the Last Mystery Shipwreck
    By Chip Lambert, with Mike Mair


    An explosive surprise attack by one of Japan's new secret weapons sent a U.S. auxiliary oiler to the bottom of Ulithi lagoon late in World War II. This is the story of that horrific morning—captured in dramatic...

  • How Korea's Web Got So Tangled
    By Vice Admiral Jerry Miller, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    The instability that still exists on the Korean peninsula can be traced to a woeful diplomatic neglect of it as an issue. No one even mentioned Korea during the 1945 conference at Potsdam among the new "Big Three"...

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    'Open Doors' Reveals Lives of Vietnam POWs

    On 27 January 1973, U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and North Vietnam's chief negotiator, Le Duc Tho, signed the Paris Peace Accords that ended U.S. participation in the Vietnam War....

  • The Log of Matthew Roving Episode 16: A Tide in Time
    By Don Wallace; Illustrated by Jan Adkins

    Liquid fire coursing down his throat jolted Matthew back to life. Through ice-crusted eyelashes he stared at the sailor lowering the grog ladle from his lips, barely able to feel the rough blankets that wrapped his naked body. Then a burly...


 
 

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