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The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis Book Cover

Book Reviews

June 2019
The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis, To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire, and Wade ...
U.S. Army Large Tug Major Elisha K. Henson (LT-5) at the  H. Lee White Maritime Museum, Oswego, New York

One of the Very Few

By J. M. Caiella
June 2019
Fewer than 30 vessels that served in the Normandy invasion are still afloat. The U.S. Army large tug LT-5 is the last functional U.S. Army vessel that participated.
Head-and-shoulders portrait of Rear Admiral Herbert Spencer Matthews Jr.

Patrolling for U-boats After D-Day

By Rear Admiral Herbert Spencer Matthews Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 2019
Rear Admiral H. Spencer Matthews was the first U.S. Navy former enlisted pilot to make flag rank—one of only two to have done so.


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