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A detail of "Battle of Lake Erie" by William Henry Powell from the U.S. Senate Collection depicts Oliver Hazard Perry being rowed to the Niagara. For more on the ship, see page 36.
Artist James Dietz’s “Warm Reception” depicts Captain Joe Foss’s return to Guadalcanal after tricking the Japanese into abandoning an attack. For more on Joe Foss, see page 22.
“Payment in Iron,” by Tom Freeman, depicts the Constitution’s attack on the Tripolitan Fleet in 1804. For a thorough review of the fledgling U.S. Navy’s first real trial, see page 20.
Pearl Harbor filmmakers depict the capsizing of the Oklahoma. For an analysis of the film’s historical accuracy, see page 20.
“Battle Between the Virginia and the Monitor” by Thomas Skinner (1875), from the collections of The Mariners’ Museum. For a report on the progress of Monitor recovery efforts, see page 20.
Artist Tom Freeman captures the moment of impact that knocks men from the deck of the battleship Oklahoma (BB-37) at Pearl Harbor. For a rare glimpse of Battleship Row, see page 22.