Underappreciated Victory

By James Schlesinger
October 2003
The former Secretary of Defense and Director of Central Intelligence calls for a national monument to the turning point of World War II.
"NUMBER 2 GUN" (MITCHELL JAMIESON/NAVY ART GALLERY)

Turning the Tide at Salerno

By Chief Warrant Officer Travis Beard, U.S. Navy (Retired)
October 2003
A chief gunner's mate on board the destroyer Mayo looks back 60 years, when his ship provided gunfire support for the Allied invasion of Italy.