Nelson’s Ten to Glory

By Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired)
June 1997
For 200 years, the exploits of Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson have inspired writers, researchers, and sea power enthusiasts worldwide.

In Contact

June 1997
“The Vietnam Fault Line” (See R. Timberg, pp. 15-19, July-August 1996; E. Olson pp. 12-13, September- October 1996; J. J. MacKinnon, D.A. Brown, pp. 6-9, January-February 1997 Naval History) Clyde ...

Navy Yarns

By Captain Roy C. Smith III, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 1997
When I arrived in BuPers in 1950, people were still laughing at the Army’s Special Order 625-10-5, recently promulgated over the signature of General Omar Bradley, Chief of Staff. It ...

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired) & Lieutenant Colonel Richard Seamon, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Ret.)
June 1997
The Yellow Admiral Patrick O’Brian. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996. 262 pp. $24.00 ($21.00). Reviewed by Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired) Patrick O’Brian ...

Naval History News

June 1997
Conference Scores Big Hit— More in Store for Annapolis The March 1997 “Vietnam: 1965-1975” conference sponsored by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and the U.S. Naval Institute at the Foundation’s ...

Salty Talk

By Commander Ty Martin, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 1997
Archaeologists have found evidence that man has been decorating his ships and boats for several millenia. Among the artifacts found associated with the burials of pharaonic Egypt are craft with ...

Historic Fleets

By A. D. Baker III, Editor, Combat Fleets of the World
June 1997
The Norfolk (DL-1, ex-CLK-1), ordered under the Fiscal Year 1948 Shipbuilding Program, was the first U.S. Navy ship ordered after World War II and was conceived as the ultimate antisubmarine ...