COURTESY OF TOM BROKAW

'It Still Takes My Breath Away'

An Interview with Tom Brokaw
April 1999
The anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News looks at the World War II generation and the current insatiable appetite for heroes.

'EveryMarine'

By Phil McCombs
April 1999
A "Style" staff writer for The Washington Post details the real story of the weary Marine in Frank Johnston's Vietnam War photo, "Peace Church.",","Y

'A Thing of Fear, and Pain, and Strife'

By Captain Kenneth G. Schacht, U.S. Navy (Retired)
April 1999
In never-before-published sketches and poetry, a Navy submariner offers a glimpse of the three-and-a-half years he spent imprisoned by the Japanese.
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AUTHORS /INSET: ADRIENNE RICHARDSON

Blood on the Baltic

By John Dunn and Donald Stoker
April 1999
After a weeklong siege in 1939, Polish coastal forces in Danzig surrender to German invaders in what comes to be known as "Poland's Alamo.",","Y