Naval History and Heritage Command

Beep, Beep, BOOM!

By Captain Amedeo H. Galvani, U.S. Navy (Retired), with Captain William Galvani, U.S. Navy (Retired)
July 2011
A former destroyerman remembers, in gripping detail, a clash with a Japanese convoy on his "most exciting night of World War II."
New York Historical Society, Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman

Man of War

By Alan Rems
July 2011
A protean force of multiple talents and diverse passions, Robert Fulton was ahead of his time in terms of warship technology.
iStockphoto / Midway Museum

Keeping Floating Museums Afloat

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Ret.)
July 2011
Some museum ships become popular, others flounder—and all of them struggle to survive amid a host of daunting obstacles.