Naval Milestones

October 1999
What events and technological advances in naval history—Midway, the Defeat of the Spanish Armada, Tsushima, or Trafalgar; nuclear power, naval aviation and carriers, radio and radar, or submarines—had the most ...

'Sailors Dressed Like Soldiers'

By Kenneth C. Davey
October 1999
Even though the naval beach battalions at Normandy—with a red stripe painted on their helmets—play prominent roles in the opening battle scene of Saving Private Ryan, these heroes haven't ...

Book Reviews

October 1999
Damn the Torpedoes: Fighting Words, Rallying Cries, and the Hidden History of Warfare Brian Burrell. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999. 218 pp. Appendix. Index. $20.00 ($18.00). Reviewed by Captain Jim Stavridis, ...