Verg Bloomquist posing with the August 2019 issue of Naval History
The Battle of the River Plate Movie Poster
Troops from USS LCI(L)-30 reach the beach in the second wave of the invasion of Sarmi, Dutch New Guinea
Engraving of a naval gun crew preparing to fire its Dahlgren boat howitzer.
Depiction of Ponta Delgada Harbor commissioned by Franklin D. Roosevelt and painted by Charles Edwin Ruttan.
General David Shoup, USMC

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By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
December 2018
Seventy-five years ago, two future Marine Corps giants were in dire straits.
Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Russell Waesche

On Our Scope

By Richard G. Latture, Editor-in-Chief
October 2016
Pop quiz: Which 18th-century war included the most large-scale fleet battles? The American Revolution, I was surprised to learn from Sam Willis’ cover story, “American Independence and the Naval Factor.” ...
Midshipmen Fourth Class Joseph Lynch, Stevie Greenway, and Marc Cardwell (left to right) study the U.S. Naval Academy’s Midway Monument.