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By Jim Barber Publisher
October 1993
This issue represents a new chapter in the life of Naval History magazine. After a lengthy review (with your help)—of content, design, frequency, and fiscal health—we proudly present the first ...

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By David Novak with Marian Faye Novak
October 1993
A Vietnam veteran remembers the old imperial capital city 25 years after it was virtually destroyed.

Painter of the Sea

By Commander Paolo Bembo, Italian Navy
October 1993
Prolific Austro-Hungarian maritime artist Rudolf Claudus could practically produce seascapes and ship portraits on demand.

Stand By for a Ram!—Part II

By Robert A. Maher with Captain James E. Wise, Jr., U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 1993
Now, after having been rammed some abandoned ship, as the crew below decks in the Borie begin to assess the damage to their ship.

Looking Back

By Paul Stillwell
October 1993
With this issue Naval History magazine reaches a major milestone as it ends more than five years of quarterly publication and becomes bimonthly. While the events are still relatively fresh ...

In Contact

October 1993
“Stand By for a Ram: Part I” (See R. Maher and J. Wise, pp. 24-28, Summer 1993 Naval History) Gunner First Class R. J. O’Leary, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) ...

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Colonel Brooke Nihart, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), Commander Carl O. Schuster, U.S. Navy, & Rear Admiral Kemp Tolley, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 1993
Tennozan: The Battle of Okinawa and the Atomic Bomb George D. Fiefer. New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. 622 pp. Append. Bib. Ind. Maps. Notes. Photos. $29.95. Reviewed by Colonel ...

Naval History News

Edited By Bert Hubinger
October 1993
For All to See This Fall, Paddlers and Ironclads will exhibit watercolors and drawings by maritime artist Ian Marshall, depicting early paddle steamers. The artwork will be on display for ...

Historic Fleets

By A. D. Baker III, Editor, Combat Fleets of the World
October 1993
Unique in being the last World War II building program destroyer laid down by the U.S. Navy, the Robert A. Owens (DD-827) (right) and her slightly older sister, the Carpenter ...