Carl LaVO is the author of Slade Cutter and Back from the Deep. He has written many articles for Proceedings and Naval History, and a variety of general-interest periodicals. He has also appeared on the History Channel and lives in Bucks County, PA.

Articles by Carl Lavo

The Destroyer Aviator

By Carl LaVO
December 2006
Navy aviator Bob Schiller wanted to fly from aircraft carriers. The Navy, however, assigned him to fly floatplanes from a cruiser and, in a surprise to him and most everybody ...

The Final Run

By Carl LaVO
June 2003
At their “final” reunion in September 2002, the surviving crewmembers of the Squalus/Sailfish bid farewell to the ship that led them from tragedy to redemption.