Jeffrey G. Barlow is a historian with the Naval History and Heritage Command. He has written more than a dozen chapters for books on the U.S. Navy in World War II and the Cold War and is the author of two award-winning histories—Revolt of the Admirals: The Fight for Naval Aviation, 1945–1950 (Naval Historical Center, 1994) and From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955 (Stanford University Press, 2009).
Todd Crowell, a Tokyo-based journalist, author, and editor, is Japan correspondent for the Asia Sentinel and RealClearWorld.com. His books include Farewell, My Colony: Last Years in the Life of British Hong Kong (Bookworld Services, 1999).
Andrew C. A. Jampoler, a retired naval aviator, writes regularly for the Naval Institute Press and for Naval History. This year the Press published his fifth and sixth nonfiction books: Congo, the story of the United States and the Congo at the end of the 19th century, and an e-book, Black Rock and Blue Water, about the wreck of RMS Rhone in the Caribbean during 1867.