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Edward Moran's depiction of the "Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia in the Harbor of Tripoli" is in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum collection. The Philadelphia story begins on page 20.
Naval artist Tom W. Freeman's "Brooklyn" depicts the armored cruiser in 1902. For more on naval transformation at the turn of the 20th century, see pages 18-29 and the ad on page 5.
Dwight C. Shepler's "Assault Wave Cox'n", depicts a landing craft en route to the Normandy beaches. Our D-Day tribute begins on page 18.
The muzzle of the Kearsarge's forward XI-inch Dahlgren pivot gun is in this chromolithograph by J. O. Davidson. Our Civil War section begins on page 16.
A John Hamilton painting from the Naval Historical Center depicts U.S.escort carrier aircraft sinking a Japanese cruiser in October 1944. See 60th anniversary articles, pp. 16-26.
With Marines in Korea, David Douglas Duncan made this photo for a Life pictorial entitled, "This Is War." A print of it still hangs near his desk. See page 32 for our special profile of Duncan.