Naval Historical Center

Navy Acting Like Army

By Chuck Veit
February 2007
Clashing with Rebel infantry and riding hard along back roads, four Sailors carried an important dispatch to General William T. Sherman in 1865.

The Wahoo Discovered

By Carl LaVO
February 2007
A shot from a Japanese shore battery evidently led to the destruction of one of World War II's most celebrated submarines, the USS Wahoo.

On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
February 2007
Twenty years ago, the staff of Proceedings was pulling double duty—putting out the monthly journal as well as working on the premier issue of Naval History. Ever since its own ...
Farewell to Iwo Jima, by Charles Waterhouse,

'Conducive to Fright Itself'

By Val Adams Jr., with Jim Adams
February 2007
From a ship off Iwo Jima, a chief radioman penned a Sailor's-eye view of the bloody battle and paid tribute to the U.S. Marines who were waging it.