COURTESY OF THE AUTHOR

Into the Lion's Den

By Admiral James L. Holloway III, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2004
Commander Seventh Fleet recounts a dicey night in the Vietnam War.
COURTESY OF HENRY BALLONE

On Our Scope

By Fred L. Schultz, Editor-in-Chief
August 2004
Navies finally may be attracting long-overdue attention from the Civil War history community. In this issue, we present some cases in point in an expanded section made possible through a ...
"The Monitor and Merrimac: The First Fight Between Ironclads" by J. O. Davidson

A Duel of Iron

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2004
Sealed in an armored turret, unable to see out with the gunports closed, men in the Monitor seem frozen, waiting for the battle to begin.