ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF ED STEVENS

Nine Navy Golds

By Colonel Mike Nassr, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
October 2000
A green team of U.S. Naval Academy rowers caps an incredible season by beating the Russians at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland.
PHOTO BY MARIO TURSI

U-571: Plausible Fiction?

By Lawrence H. Suid
October 2000
A critic of historical, naval-oriented movies looks at this year's highly popular submarine film and sees an exciting but wildly inaccurate picture.
BEVERLEY R. ROBINSON COLLECTION

Book Reviews

October 2000
Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind Peter Padfield. Woodstock, NY: Overlook Press, 2000. 340 pp. Illus. Maps. Gloss. Notes. Bib. Index. $35.00 ($33.25). Reviewed by Stephen Howarth ...