Naval History Magazine - December 2007 Volume 21, Number 6

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Cover Story

To win congressional support for new battleship construction Theodore Roosevelt set out to garner public support in spectacular fashion. He would stage grand naval...


Open Content

The Marines' Written Record
Looking Back

The Making of Marines—Then and Now

When Colonel John Ripley speaks, his words paint pictures in a listener's mind. Ripley is also a...

In Contact

"Flying in the Cactus Air Force"

(See R. E. Galer, pp. 30-31, August 2007 Naval History)

Captain Elton N....

Naval History News

Help Solve a Mystery

Historic Fleets

Star-Crossed Sisters

Historic Aircraft

A Very Able Mariner

The Martin PBM Mariner—the world's largest twin-engine flying boat—was noted for its range, bomb load,...

Book Reviews

Inferno: The Epic Life and Death Struggle of the USS Franklin in World War II

Joseph A. Springer. St. Paul, MN: Zenith...

Museum Report

Hands-on History of the Navy

The U.S. Navy's oldest museum—the Navy Museum at the Washington (D.C.) Navy Yard—makes...

Subscriber Only Content

TR's Use of PR to Strengthen the Navy

To win congressional support for new battleship construction Theodore Roosevelt set out to garner public support in...

'You Were Most Deceitful'

During the closing weeks of the Pacific war, Lieutenant Lea Booth and the rest of Admiral William Halsey's Dirty...

On Our Scope

Americans at War

As many of you know—especially members of the U.S. Naval Institute who received a sample DVD last summer—the Institute is now on...

An Artist's Lifelong Project
The jewel of the Mariners' Museum's vast nautical collection is a fleet of intricately carved miniature ships that August Crabtree...
The Rebirth of the Fleet
In many respects a new naval force came of age during the world cruise of the Great White Fleet. Not only did the ships and men...
Who Was Henry Eckford?
One Scotsman's contributions to the construction of fighting ships in the War of 1812 and through the next decade were so...
Mom Remembers Pearl Harbor
For a Navy wife living in Honolulu on 7 December 1941, the Pearl Harbor attack and its aftermath was a time of disbeliedf, fear,...


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