Naval History Magazine - June 2006 Volume 20, Number 3

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Before Union troops could conquer the vast Western Confederacy, the Navy and Army had to seize and control the region's natural supply routes-the rivers. That formidable...

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Highlights

  • Marines Over the Western Front
    By Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    The 1st Marine Aviation Force overcame interservice and logistic obstacles to fly combat missions during World War I. In the process, it established a tradition of excellence for future Leatherneck aviators....

  • Book Reviews

    Sea of Gray: The Around-the-World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah

    Tom Chaffin. New York: Hill & Wang Publishers. 2006. 432 pp. Notes. Bib. Maps. Illus. Appen...

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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...

  • SURVEY RESULTS: THE TOP THREE MOST EFFECTIVE NAVAL WEAPONS EVER USED!

    # 3 The Exocet Missile 

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  • Conquering the Confederacy's Western Waters
    By Spencer C. Tucker


    Before Union troops could conquer the vast Western Confederacy, the Navy and Army had to seize and control the region's natural supply routes-the rivers. That formidable task required the design and construction of...

  • Thunder on the Roanoke
    By R. Thomas Campbell


    The CSS Albemarle was so new that workmen had cleared her decks only hours before the shooting began. Nevertheless, the ironclad ram held up her side of the battle for Plymouth,...

  • To Honor Our Navy at Normandy
    By Captain Gregory Streeter, U.S. Navy (Retired), and Dick Kirschten

    Sixty-two years ago, the U.S. Navy played an indispensable role in the D-Day invasion of northwestern Europe. Isn't it time the service got its own monument in Normandy?

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




 
 

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