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Boston's Naval Treasures

By Tom Huntington
April 2006
The USS Constitution and the Charlestown Navy Yard offer visitors a chance to see and experience more than 200 years of American nautical history.
JOHN PAUL JONES, BY GEORGE BAGBY MATTEWS, U.S. SENATE COLLECTION

An American Hero's Relevance

By James C. Bradford
April 2006
In a speech at the U.S. Naval Academy 100 years ago, President Theodore Roosevelt emphasized John Paul Jones' personal courage. Would a present-day Roosevelt do the same?
PHOTOS COURTESY OF LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHN S. PERRIN, U.S. MARINE CORPS (RETIRED)

Perfecting Close Air Support in Korea

By Major Fred H. Allison, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
April 2006
In the late summer of 1950, the U.S. Army twice called on Marine Corsairs and Leatherneck infantrymen to reverse North Korean offensives and save the Pusan Perimeter.
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The Sharp Edge of Containment

By Edward J. Marolda
April 2006
Powerful, mobile expeditionary forces deployed far from American shores played a crucial role in the U.S. campaign to win the Cold War.
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On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
April 2006
When I take an out-of-town trip, I always try to squeeze in at least a brief visit to a historical site—be it a museum, ship, or battlefield. Naval History readers, ...

Sinking of the Shoho

By Jon B. Lundstrom
April 2006
A morning of searching and guessing by opposing commanders at the Battle of the Coral Sea ended with the U.S. Navy destroying its first Japanese aircraft carrier of the Pacific ...