Naval History Magazine - December 2009 Volume 23, Number 6

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A Survivor's Tale

Some people are particularly gifted at describing the lives they have experienced. One man who had that narrative ability in large measure was Richard Harralson, who...

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On Our Scope

Nearing a publishing deadline is always a hectic time for editors. That's especially true when the Naval History issue we're working on...

More Than Just Blockade Duty
The Union Navy's West Gulf Blockading Squadron did more than merely maintain "a vigorous blockade at every point." In...
'Go Ahead, Go Ahead'
With the Battle of Mobile Bay's outcome hanging in the balance as his squadron's ships quickly piled up before Confederate Fort...
How the Japanese Did It
Most studies of the Pearl Harbor attack focus on what American commanders and leaders did wrong. But the key to understanding why...
Cornered at the Bottom of the East China Sea
On her tenth war patrol, the USS Tambor survived one of the worst depth-charge attacks experienced by an American submarine during...

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Looking Back

A Survivor's Tale

Some people are particularly gifted at describing the lives they have experienced. One man who had that narrative...

Museum Report

The World's Oldest Battleship

Naval History Digital Edition

A digital edition of the ...

In Contact
Historic Aircraft

The First to Go Up and Down

The Hawker Siddeley Kestrel was not a naval aircraft. But the British airplane had a profound impact on U.S....

Historic Fleets

Cool Courage Under Hot Fire

Clearly, a fight lay ahead in late July 1864, and Commander J. R. Madison Mullany keenly desired to take part...

Confluence of Careers Mobile Bay
David Glasgow Farragut and Franklin Buchanan each served for decades in the small antebellum U.S. Navy. But their naval careers...
Who Will Hear the Bells?
A German Navy chaplain's letter s home highlight his efforts to bolster the spiritual, emotional, and patriotic sentiments of his...
Growing Up with the Pearl Harbor Story
Years after he accompanied his father, a Pearl Harbor veteran, back to the scene of the 7 December 1941 attack, the author...
Naval History News

Found: The Alexander Hamilton

Book Reviews

The Age of the Ship of the Line: The British and French Navies, 1650-1815

Jonathan R. Dull. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska...


 
 

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