Looking Back

By Paul Stillwell
June 2010
Korean Surprise Sixty years ago this summer, the United States was figuratively caught with its pants down on the other side of the world. What we have come to know ...


June 2010
Navy Lieutenant Commander Benjamin Armstrong is an active duty naval aviator who has served tours as a search-and-rescue and special-warfare pilot and as an advanced helicopter flight instructor. He holds ...
Ralph Guasp

Museum Report

By James J. Joyce
June 2010
Birthplace of the Flying BoatIn New York's Finger Lakes region, Hammondsport sits at the southern end of Keuka Lake. It is home to the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, which is ...

Book Reviews

June 2010
Young Nelsons: Boy Sailors during the Napoleonic Wars D. A. B. Ronald. Foreword by Alexander Kent. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2009. 304 pp. Illus. $25.95. Reviewed by Roy Adkins Horatio ...
Naval History and Heritage Command

American Thunder Childs

By Lieutenant Commander Claude G. Berube, U.S. Naval Reserve
June 2010
Forward-thinking naval designers of the 19th century flirted with an ancient concept: the ram ship.
National Geographic Society

Incredible Voyage

By Carl LaVO
June 2010
It was tough at times, but history was made when the USS Triton went around the world submerged.

Reporters with Rifles

By Linda Canup Keaton-Lima
June 2010
World War II U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondents took pride in their difficult and dangerous work.
1st Marine Division Leathernecks move out after disembarking from an HRS-1 helicopter in a Korean War painting by combat artist Colonel Avery Chenoweth

Leathernecks in Korea

By Charles P. Neimeyer
June 2010
From Pusan to Inchon to Chosin, the Marine Corps was in the thick of the fray during the Korean conflict.
U.S. Naval Institute Photo Archive

Lockheed's Twin-Tails

By Norman Polmar
June 2010
Lockheed twin-engine, twin-tail passenger aircraft were familiar sights at American and foreign airports during the 1930s. The most famous, which was featured prominently in movie newsreel and magazine photos, was ...
Navy Art Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command

On Our Scope

June 2010
As we move further into the 21st century, the Cold War, a conflict that colored world affairs for almost half the last century, is due for a recollective renaissance. Best-selling ...
Naval History and Heritage Command

Historic Fleets

By Robert J. Cressman
June 2010
One Last Time A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, the destroyer USS Preston (DD-795), in company with the guided-missile destroyer Berkeley (DDG-15) and destroyers Maddox (DD-751) ...
Museum for Hamburg History

Naval History News

June 2010
Mystery Surrounds Theft of Pirate Skull The skull of a medieval pirate was recently stolen from a German museum, and investigators continue to grapple with the mystery. The spike-pierced skull ...

Naval History Digital Edition

June 2010
A digital edition of the June issue of Naval History is available for current USNI members to view. The magazine image below is a link to the online magazine and ...
Courtesy of Ernest Borgnine

In Contact

June 2010
A Navy Veteran's Note Ernest Borgnine Congratulations. Your crew did a wonderful job with the April 2010 issue of Naval History. How good? I have ordered extra copies for ...