Dr. Dudley is the former director of Naval History

Articles by William S. Dudley

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A Museum Reborn

By William S. Dudley
January 2012
The Naval Academy Museum’s renovation was well worth the time and expense; now more than ever, it’s a naval-history lover’s target destination.

Museum Report

By William S. Dudley
August 2009
The First Gallery For those who enjoy the ultimate in the art of building ship models, a visit to the new model exhibit at the U.S. Naval Academy Museum is ...

How Smithsonian Sells Us Short

By William S. Dudley
February 1997
Dudley finds the fate of the naval collections of the National Museum of American History disheartening. The Smithsonian has committed the grave error of disregarding the importance of military institutions ...