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By Jim Barber Executive Director
June 1993
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time we have featured an author whose name appears in The Guinness Book of World Records', in 1971 Loren McIntyre ...

Inside Semmes

By Midshipman 2nd Class Craig Newton, U.S. Navy
June 1993
This young author has reviewed the extant literature and concludes why Captain Raphael Semmes decided to engage the USS Kearsarge.

A Day’s Work

By Catherine Tuggle
June 1993
This series of photographs helped confirm Edward Steichen as one of greatest photographers of his time.

Battle in Belleau Wood

By Colonel Allan R. Millet, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)
June 1993
This account is an excerpt from Dr. Millet’s new biography of General Gerald C. Thomas, In Many A Strife.

Where Is Amelia?

By Richard E. Gillespie & Tom D. Crouch
June 1993
Finding Her & Noonan By Richard E. Gillespie The disappearance of Amelia Earhart, like the assassination of John F. Kennedy, has become something of a national obsession—and for many of ...

In Contact

June 1993
“Young Warriors” (See R. Y. Kaufman and P. Stillwell, pp. 25-27, Spring 1993 Naval History) Master Chief Quartermaster T. J. Stebbins, U.S. Navy (Retired)—It is rare—if not inconceivable—that ...

In Profile—The Sea Worshiper

By Raymond Schuessler
June 1993
The sea is the greatest challenge some men ever find in life. This certainly was true for Winslow Homer, the great 19th century painter. Homer, like many maritime artists and ...

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Captain Brayton Harris, U.S. Navy (Retired), Vice Admiral John T. Hayward, U.S. Navy (Retired), Captain Michael T. Isenberg, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired), Rear Admiral Norvell G. Ward, U.S. Navy (Retired), & Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 1993
A Ship to Remember: The Maine and the Spanish-American War Michael Blow. New York: William Morrow & Co., Inc., 1992. 496 pp. Bib. Ind. Maps. Notes. Photos. $27.50 ($24.75). Reviewed ...

In Progress

June 1993
U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE Proceedings/Naval Review: In addition to its usual in-depth articles and almanac features, the May Naval Review issue contains an eyewitness account of early 1960s national security policy ...

Baltimore’s Historic Fleet

By Donald A. Wambold, Jr.
June 1993
A visit to the harbor area of Baltimore, Maryland, is both an entertaining and educational experience. The Inner Harbor, with its Harborplace shopping promenade, is a prime attraction located only ...