JFK's Marines

By Colonel John G. Miller, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
February 2000
President John F. Kennedy puts the Marines of "Eighth and Eye" to a test in 1962; their next one comes on a November night 16 months later.

Deep Secrets Revealed

By Norman Polmar
February 2000
The seas give up two secrets—at least partially—in 1999: Gus Grissom's long-lost Liberty Bell 7 space capsule and the Israeli submarine Dakar.

The Real Sand Pebbles

By Captain Bernard D. Cole, U.S. Navy (Retired)
February 2000
The construction story of the gunboats made famous by Richard McKenna’s novel—soon to be re-released by the Naval Institute Press—and the classic motion picture starring Steve McQueen is one chock-full ...