Mr. Caiella is a journalist of more than 45 years with experience as a photographer, editor, writer, designer, and graphic artist. He has worked as lead editor of scholarly publications for the Naval History and Heritage Command, senior editor of Proceedings and Naval History magazines, and writer-editor for the U.S. Marine Corps’ History Division.

Articles by James M. Caiella

Four Centuries Ago...

By Joseph A. Gutierrez Jr.
April 2007
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the settlement of Jamestown, Virginia, we look back on the circumstances that brought a tiny fleet of ships to the New World.
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.

Family Namesake

By J. M. Caiella
October 2022
The ship’s namesake had been killed on 12 August 1944 when a PB4Y-1 Liberator he was piloting accidentally exploded.
Union Square

Manhattan’s Battleship

By J. M. Caiella
June 2022
The Recruit was to serve not only as a recruiting vehicle, but also as a training “ship” and a hands-on interface between the Navy and general public.