Naval History Magazine - April 2006 Volume 20, Number 2

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A morning of searching and guessing by opposing commanders at the Battle of the Coral Sea ended with the U.S. Navy destroying its first Japanese aircraft carrier of the Pacific war....

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Highlights

  • Perfecting Close Air Support in Korea
    By Major Fred H. Allison, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    During the two Korean War battles of the Naktong Bulge, Marine Corsairs put on a virtuoso performance in support of Leathernecks fighting on the ground.

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    By Tom Huntington

    Sidebar: Old Ironsides' Museum
    Sidebar: Plan Your Visit

    With an intertwined past that dates back more than 200 years, the USS ...

  • An American Hero's Relevance
    By James C. Bradford

    A century after President Theodore Roosevelt eulogized John Paul Jones at the U.S. Naval Academy, a scholar speculates about what a present-day "TR" might say about the life and career of the Navy's earliest and most...

  • The Sharp Edge of Containment
    By Edward J. Marolda



    The U.S. willingness and ability to conduct expeditionary warfare far from American shores were major factors in the success of the containment strategy and the victory in the Cold War.

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

    When I take an out-of-town trip, I always try to squeeze in at least a brief visit to a historical site—be it a museum, ship, or battlefield. Naval History readers, I suspect, try to do the same.

    To help you plan trips to...

  • Sinking of the Shoho
    By Jon B. Lundstrom

    A morning of searching and guessing by opposing commanders at the Battle of the Coral Sea ended with the U.S. Navy destroying its first Japanese aircraft carrier of the Pacific war.


 
 

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