Naval History Magazine - February 2006 Volume 20, Number 1

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To escort his flagship the USS Missouri into Tokyo Bay, Admiral William Halsey selected some of the most battle-tested destroyers of the...

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  • Destroyers at Tokyo Bay
    By David W. McComb



    To escort his flagship the USS Missouri into Tokyo Bay, Admiral William Halsey selected some of the most battle-tested destroyers of the Pacific war "because of their valorous fight up the...

  • The 'Horrors of These Hulks'
    By Robert E. Cray

    One of the most visceral and stinging indictments of Great Britain during the Revolutionary War was an American poet's account of the hellish conditions on board British prison ships in New York harbor.

  • The Missing Link: Expeditionary Logistics
    By James C. Bradford

    During the early 20th century, U.S. Navy and Marine Corps leaders studied ways to defend America, win fleet battles, and seize beachheads but ignored a key emerging method of conducting military operations: sustained overseas expeditionary...

  • On Our Scope
    By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief



    Tin cans, greyhounds, or destroyers—by whatever name, these fast, deadly ships are among the most fascinating vessels in U.S. Navy history. In this issue, we highlight aspects of their service and explore their century-long...


 
 

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