BATTLES AND LEADERS OF THE CIVIL WAR

Thunder on the Roanoke

By R. Thomas Campbell
June 2006
Mounting only two guns, the ironclad CSS Albemarle proved at the Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina, that she nevertheless had plenty of fight.
ALL ART AND PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE MARINE CORPS MUSEUM DIVISION

Marines Over the Western Front

By Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
June 2006
After waging a determined campaign to see action in World War I, the 1st Marine Aviation Force established a tradition of air combat excellence.
NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER

To Honor Our Navy at Normandy

By Captain Gregory Streeter, U.S. Navy (Retired), and Dick Kirschten
June 2006
Plans are afoot to ensure that the U.S. Navy's D-Day service and sacrifice are memorialized at Utah Beach.
BEVERLEY R. ROBINSON COLLECTION, U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY MUSEUM

On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
June 2006
This issue features a trio of articles examining different aspects of riverine operations during the Civil War. Spencer Tucker gives an overview of the Union's campaign to seize the Confederacy's ...

Book Reviews

June 2006
Sea of Gray: The Around-the- World Odyssey of the Confederate Raider Shenandoah Tom Chaffin. New York: Hill & Wang Publishers. 2006. 432 pp. Notes. Bib. Maps. Illus. Appen. Index . ...