Naval History Magazine - February 2013 Volume 27, Number 1

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Cover Story
During the Russian Civil War, Rear Admiral Newton A. McCully did his best to alleviate the suffering of refugees fleeing the advancing Red Army. His efforts are described in...

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Fighting Far from Home
For the Marines Corps the future seemed destined almost from the moment of its birth, and over time it became the model for...
The Royal Navy's Pacific Strike Force
After more than five exhausting years of global conflict, the British Commonwealth organized a powerful modern fleet that...
The Navy's Deep-Ocean Grab
In a mission that was classified top secret for decades, the U.S. Navy partnered with U.S. intelligence agencies and...
Top Sub Shop
The shipyard in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, turned out boats at a torrid pace, setting the gold standard for submarine...

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Black Sea Humanitarian Mission
During the Russian Civil War, Rear Admiral Newton A. McCully did his best to alleviate the suffering of refugees fleeing...
New Navy, New Power
Armed with global ambitions and support from presidents both Democrat and Republican, U.S. naval reformers of the 1880s and...
On Our Scope

Over the past decade, on battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. Marine Corps has enhanced its reputation as an elite fighting force. But...

Looking Back - The Last Great American Liner

One of the benefits of having a long memory is that various stimuli can evoke pleasant recollections from ages past. I had that experience...

In Contact

Shedding Light on Panay Incident

Commander David H. Grover, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired)

Naval History News

HMS Bounty Replica Falls Victim to Hurricane Sandy

She had a long career in motion pictures and was still enjoying an active...

Historic Aircraft - Stars of David and Red Stars

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps flew only two foreign planes in significant numbers during the Cold War—the British-developed Harrier attack...

Historic Fleets - ‘The Most Beautiful of All the Ships of Her Class’

Sunday, 14 April 1861. The U.S. Navy’s engineer-in- chief, 38-year old Benjamin Franklin Isherwood, arrived at Portsmouth, Virginia, as talk...


Sidney E. Dean is editor of Hampton Roads International Security Quarterly (...

Book Reviews

The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King—The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea

Walter R. Borneman, New York:...

Museum Report - Sunny Resort City’s Naval Destination

One of the unexpected pleasures of a visit to the Mexican resort city of Puerto Vallarta is the Museo Histórico Naval, or naval museum. Few...


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