Mr. Bernstein is the author of Hurricane at Biak: MacArthur Against the Japanese, May-August 1944 (Xlibris, 2000) and numerous articles on modern naval and military history. He is currently working on a study of critical decision-making during the Vietnam War.

Articles by Marc D. Bernstein

Marines to the Rescue

By Marc D. Bernstein
August 2000
“We want no more of these jet jockeys. They don’t have enough fuel to stay in our areas long enough to find out where we are having trouble. And they ...

Close Air Over Korea

By Marc D. Bernstein
August 2000
In 1950, U.S. Army-Air Force air- ground doctrine was inferior to the Navy-Marine Corps system, whose deadly F4U Corsairs proved much more effective than the Air Force's Japan-based F-80s.
Painting of the USS Princeton (CVL-23) in flames by R. G. Smith

'Hell Broke Loose' at Leyte Gulf

By Marc D. Bernstein
October 2009
When an explosion rained debris on the USS Birmingham, the cruiser’s duties shifted from saving a nearby warship to saving her own Sailors’ lives.