Naval History Magazine - October 2007 Volume 21, Number 5

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Each article in Naval History is a team effort, with the players being the author and the magazine's editors and designers. Of course, there's sometimes an exception, and this issue...

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Highlights

  • Improving the Breed
    By Norman Polmar


    In the wake of the war-built Essex-class ships were three aircraft carriers that served as crucial testbeds for the technology and operations of their huge Cold War–era progeny.

  • The Imperial Navy's Final Sortie
    By Takekuni Ikeda
  • The 'Butchers of Kapsan'
    By Christopher Pontrelli


    CIA-trained Korean guerrillas provided the information, and the U.S. Navy delivered the bombs. The result was one of the most devastating air strikes of the Korean War.

    By any measure, the Kapsan raid...

  • Prelude to Kamikaze
    By Christopher Edwards
    U.S. destroyermen proved their toughness and the durability of their ship, the USS Smith, when a Japanese torpedo plane crashed into the destroyer's forecastle during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.
  • Prelude to Kamikaze
    By Christopher Edwards
    U.S. destroyermen proved their toughness and the durability of their ship, the USS Smith, when a Japanese torpedo plane crashed into the destroyer's forecastle during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands.

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

    Each article in Naval History is a team effort, with the players being the author and the magazine's editors and designers. Of course, there's sometimes an exception, and this issue includes a big one: Takekuni Ikeda's "...


 
 

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