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TR's Plan to Invade Colombia

By Commander Henry J. Hendrix II, U.S. Navy
December 2006
U.S. Marines storming the beaches of Cartagena, Colombia? It could have happened in the immediate wake of the 1903 Panamanian revolution.
U.S. NAVY COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NAVAL AVIATION

The Big E's Impatient Virgins

By Randolph Bartlett
December 2006
Flying radar-equipped Corsairs off the USS Enterprise (CV-6), the pilots of VF(N)-101 helped pioneer U.S. Navy night fighting in 1944.
RICHARD G. LATTURE

On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
December 2006
The best history articles, as well as books, are generally based on primary sources-official reports, letters, and interviews, for example. And occasionally, the long hours a historian spends mining dusty ...