Painting of a surface starboard bow view of the attack on USS Princeton by R.G. Smith

Greatest of All Sea Battles

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 1994
The fight for the Philippines 50 years ago in and around Leyte Gulf involved 300 ships, 200,000 men, snap decisions, and geographic luck.

Philo McGiffin Lore

By Major Eames L. Yates, U.S. Army 
October 1994
As a small boy, I heard many wonderful stories about McGiffin from my grandfather, who was graduated from Annapolis in McGiffin’s class of 1882.