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A century later, the story lives on: Human drama on an epic scale—even though the stage was the desolate North Atlantic, and the only audience was the players themselves. In all of maritime...
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The buildup of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has caused quite a stir with the United States and its allies over the past few years. But China hardly has us over a barrel.
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The U.S. military and civilian agencies should collaborate to wage successful counterinsurgency—not battle each other.
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By: Daniel J. Demers
In 1941, a weekend pass in San Francisco and an impetuous sailor’s good intentions erupted into an international incident with Nazi Germany.

From this Month's
Proceedings Magazine

Digitizing Proceedings
It is my privilege, on behalf of the Board, to inform all U.S. Naval Institute Members that Proceedings has turned one of the most important pages in...
A Star is Born The U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 1874 – 1879
During my years as Chief of Naval Operations, 1978 – 1982, I had the great privilege and pleasure of serving concurrently as President of the U...
Editor's Page
The international activities and considerable military capabilities of the People’s Republic of China are of continuing interest to our...
CEO Notes
Interest continues to build as we near the 2014 Annual Meeting of the U.S. Naval Institute, scheduled for 1500 on 16 April at the U.S. Navy Memorial...
Comment and Discussion
‘Responsive and Relevant’ (See M. C. Manazir, pp. 16–21, February 2014 Proceedings)

From this Month's
Naval History Magazine

On Our Scope

During the first two years of the War of 1812 bicentennial, our Naval History content has focused on the U.S. Navy’s blue-water and...

Looking Back - Salute to a Bronx Bomber

For many years the New York Yankees, a baseball team that has won more World...

In Contact

Behind the Scenes of The Fighting Lady

Major Norman T. Hatch, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

On sailing through the February...

Armaments and Innovations - The Union Navy’s Stubby Gun

“The destruction goes beyond all description,” Ferdinand H. Gerdes...

Naval History News

Funding Problems Close Monitor Center Lab

The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Virginia, has announced that due to lack...

U.S. Naval Institute Blog

Our Debating Military: Here, If You’re Looking

“Not a military voice is heard calling for thoughtful, substantive change.” -William S. Lind, “An Officer Corps That Can’t Score” Will, “hello,”...

Beyond the Straits

While we’re focused on Russia and Ukraine, recent events in Asia may have slipped under the radar. Taiwan is considering signing a major free...

Sea Control 30 – Australian Submarines

Natalie Sambhi, of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, brings us our first monthly ASPI partnership podcast, Sea Control: Asia-Pacific....

A History of the Navy in 100 Objects #54: Shell Fragment from the USS Massachusetts (BB-59)

Battleships ceded their primacy to aircraft in WWII, but they still played an important role. Today’s object comes from one of the more...

Midrats 13 April 14 Episode 223: 12 Carriers and 3 Hubs with Bryan McGrath

Please join us for Midrats Episode 223: 12 Carriers and 3 Hubs with Bryan McGrath on Sunday 13 April 2014 at 5pm (EDT). “Where are the...

Naval History Blog

Doolittle Raid – Lesson in joint innovation, resilience

Editors Note: The first portion of this blog comes from Rear Adm. Rick Williams, with the second portion from NHHC for a more in-depth historical...

On This Date in History, Operation El Dorado Canyon, Navy Aircraft from USS America (CV 66) and USS Coral Sea (CV 43) attack Libya

By Naval History and Heritage Command Twenty-eight years ago on April 5, 1986, two women, Verena Chanaa, and her sister, Andrea Haeusler, departed...

WARFIGHTING FIRST – The Civil War fighting innovations of John Dahlgren

By Naval History and Heritage Command When most people think about the Civil War, they think about a few common things: The people involved such...

#PeopleMatter: Volunteering 101 Centenarian Continues Naval Service at Puget Sound Museum

  By Lt. Cmdr. Heidi Lenzini, Naval History and Heritage Command,  Communication and Outreach Division WASHINGTON – In the past century America...

On This Date in History, U.S. Enters World War I

By Naval History and Heritage Command Nearly a century ago President Woodrow Wilson stood before Congress to ask for a declaration of war on...


Conferences and Events

2014 U.S. Naval Institute Annual Meeting

Wed, 2014-04-16

U.S. Naval Institute members and supporters are cordially invited to attend the 2014 U.S. Naval Institute Annual Meeting...

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From the Press

Award Presentation

Sat, 2014-04-26

"Wrecks, Rescues, and Mysteries: Air and Sea Disasters"

Sat, 2014-04-26

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