Naval History Magazine - October 2006 Volume 20, Number 5

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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...


    # 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...

Subscriber Only Content

  • Birthplace of the Civil War
    By Tom Huntington

    The Hunley Eight
    Plan Your Visit

    From forts guarding its harbor to Magnolia Cemetery...

  • The Sea Battle that Shook an Empire
    By Wade G. Dudley

    The victory at Yorktown, which resulted in American independence, would have been impossible without the French defeat of a Royal Navy fleet in the Battle of the Chesapeake Capes. While observers often criticize...

  • The Essential Naval History Film Library
    By Eric Mills

    A book-author-turned-incisive-movie-reviewer runs down the nine digital video disc "must-haves" for any naval history enthusiast looking to build a cinema library.


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


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