Lasting Lessons of Trafalgar

By Rear Admiral Joseph F. Callo, U.S. Naval Reserve (Retired)
October 2005
After years of waiting and pursuit, Vice Admiral Lord Nelson pounced at the chance to fight a climactic battle against the French and Spanish fleet.

Norfolk vs. San Diego

By Bruce Linder
October 2005
The two ports are disparate in many ways, including geography, climate, and history. But they stand as nearly identical capitals of U.S. Navy power.

On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
October 2005
With this issue of Naval History we celebrate the bicentennial of one of history's great battles—Trafalgar, the Napoleonic wars' climactic sea fight. Too much of Napoleonic history is monopolized by, ...

Book Reviews

October 2005
Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle that Changed the World Roy Adkins. New York: Viking, 2005.416 pp. $27.95. Reviewed by Robert S. Bolia With the bicentennial of Trafalgar upon us, it is ...