Naval History Magazine - December 2005 Volume 19, Number 6

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Taking the offensive, the 4th Marine Brigade helped turn the tide of World War I during two days of hard fighting in July 1918.

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  • Collision at Sea
    By David W. Joy

    A Cold War exercise turned tragic after poor signaling led two U.S. Navy warships to collide in the South China Sea, slicing off the bow of the destroyer USS Floyd B. Parks.

  • Book Reviews

    Utah Beach: The Amphibious Landing and Airborne Operations On D-Day, June 6, 1944

    Joseph Balkoski. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2005 . 400 pp. Photos. Appen. Notes. Bib. Index. $26.95.

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  • Leathernecks at Soissons
    By Brigadier General Edwin H. Simmons, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    Taking the offensive, the 4th Marine Brigade helped turn the tide of World War I during two days of hard fighting in July 1918.

  • The Union's First Great Victories
    By Spencer C. Tucker

    In a textbook example of interservice cooperation, Union gunboats and troops captured Forts Henry and Donelson in early 1862, shattering the Confederate defensive line in Tennessee and Kentucky and irreversibly...

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

    I've never met Brigadier General Edwin Simmons. But in preparing this issue of Naval History, I've sure gotten to know him. General Simmons' extensive Marine service record includes fighting on Guam, landing at Inchon, and commanding...


 
 

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