Naval History Magazine - August 2005 Volume 19, Number 4

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  • The Navy's Barbary War Crucible
    By William M. Fowler Jr.

    Sidebar: Preble's Return to America

    Despite restrictive orders from Washington and setbacks at sea, the young U.S. Navy acquitted itself well during the four-year war against...

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  • The Amphibious Revolution
    By Richard B. Frank

    Sidebar: Amphibious Vessel Production Explosions
    Sidebar: Steps Toward Victory

    During World War II, U.S. Forces transformed amphibious warfare from a discredited...

  • Our Picks: Great World War II Books and Movies

  • An Unlikely Location
    By Commander Henry J. Hendrix II, U.S. Navy

    The style and execution of Theodore Roosevelt's diplomacy were on display at the Portsmouth Navy Yard in the autumn of 1905.

  • On Our Scope
    By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief

    In this issue of Naval History we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II in an unorthodox way. Instead of concentrating on the final climactic events of the Pacific War, we are using the occasion to reflect, from a...


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