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With the safety of the servicepeople fighting the war a major concern, several World War II posters, including this one, have been circulating among Navy public affairs offices. For more, see page 32.
Tom Freeman’s Breakout from Corregidor depicts Lieutenant (j.g.) John D. Bulkeley’s famed rescue of General Douglas MacArthur from the Philippines. For more on PT boats, see page 26.
In Robert Taylor’s Midway—Turning of the Tide, SBD dive bombers prepare to attack Vice Admiral Chuichi Nagumo’s carrier striking force at Midway. For more on the battle, see page 26.
In most part from the collection of Peter Kreitler, magazine covers from the summer of 1942 are on display at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. See page 18.
In this image from the Beverley R. Robinson Collection of the U.S. Naval Academy, British Marine Major John Pitcairn falls at the Battle of Breed’s Hill in 1775. The story begins on page 20.
Naval and maritime artist Tom Freeman renders the final moments of the Union ironclad Monitor in the early hours of New Year’s Eve, 1862. For a report on the recovery of her turret, see page 20.