Naval History Magazine - June 2009 Volume 23, Number 3

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Open Content

On Our Scope

 

When I take an out-of-town trip, I always try to squeeze in at least a brief visit to a historical site—be it a museum, ship,...

The Planners' Daunting Task

How best to transport, land, support, and supply the troops that would invade Normandy on D-Day? Finding all the answers took...

Action This Day of Days
After a successful night crossing, Allied warships unleashed a furious bombardment as landing craft headed toward the beaches. The...
In D-Day's Wake
During the weeks after the 6 June 1944 Normandy invasion, Operation Neptune's naval forces faced a monumental task: quickly land an...
'I Passed by Philadelphia with Two Boats'
Temporarily between ship assignments, one of America's earliest naval heroes used skill and innovation in the littorals of the...
Marines Fighting Marines: The Battle of Drewry's Bluff
A bloody Civil War clash between Union Navy ships and Confederates defending a promontory overlooking Virginia's James River...

Subscriber Only Content

Looking Back

Ocean Stations Saved Lives

In Contact

'Letters to Iwo Jima'

(See A. P. Rems, pp. 44-51, February 2009...

Historic Fleets

 

In his official report on D-Day and the loss of his ship, the USS Corry (DD-463), Lieutenant Commander George D. Hoffman...

Historic Aircraft

A Successful Runner-Up

The Glenn L. Martin Company's P4M Mercator ranked behind the Lockheed P2V Neptune as a maritime patrol aircraft....

The Underwater Navy at Normandy
The head of the U.S. Navy's Underwater Archaeology Branch takes us to the depths of the English Channel, graveyard of vessels sunk...
Monument to Sacrifice Strengthens Friendship

 

While Franco-American relations may occasionally seem tepid, the latest monument on the Normandy invasion beaches is promoting ...

Lost in the Sky Found in the Sea
When the Air Force couldn't find a hydrogen bomb it lost over Spain, the Navy was called in to search for it on the bottom of the...
Naval History News

More Discoveries

The list of significant sunken warship finds has increased by at least two in recent months. HMS Victory,...

Book Reviews

Lincoln and His Admirals

Craig L. Symonds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 430 pp. Illus. Index. $27.95.

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Museum Report

An Unlikely Location

Why would a sign at the limits of a sleepy upstate New York hamlet on the eastern edge of the Adirondack Mountains...

Naval History Digital Edition

A digital edition of the June issue of ...


 
 

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