Published: April 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm
A few hours after the Gulf of Tonkin incident in August 1964, Navy A4 pilot Everett Alvarez was shot down on a bombing mission near Hanoi, the first U.S. aviator taken captive during the Vietnam War
Published: March 04, 2013 at 2:23 pm
In the battle for Guadalcanal, Imperial submarines ruled the sea—until rigid doctrine dragged them down.
Published: November 05, 2012 at 12:18 pm
On May 19, 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by the cruiser Prinz Eugen and several escort vessels, made its way through the Kattegat Strait separating Nazi-occupied Denmark from neutral Sweden. The 50,000-ton warship's objective was to reach British …
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:12 pm
James L. Nelson reviews Stephen Taylor's biography of Sir Edward Pellew
Published: August 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm
Hard-charging hybrids, these U.S. Navy vessels were built on hulls meant for cruisers
Published: August 07, 2012 at 3:21 pm
James L. Nelson gives proper credit to overlooked naval geniuses
Published: June 12, 2012 at 12:01 am
What was the and name and year of the naval victory Portugal have over Islamic navy in the Indian Ocean?
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You are probably referring to the Battle of Diu, also called the Second Battle …
Published: June 05, 2012 at 11:43 am
Japan's response to finding itself outnumbered, outproduced, and outclassed: Launching another offensive in late 1944.
Published: May 21, 2012 at 11:09 am
When the battlefield is 450,000 square miles of deep blue sea, strength can count for a whole lot less.
Published: May 03, 2012 at 4:47 pm
During the War of 1812 flotillas of well-armed U.S. privateers stalked the world’s oceans for fat British prizes
Published: May 03, 2012 at 2:51 pm
In Front Burner, Kirk Lippold, former commander of the guided missile destroyer USS Cole, reviews the October 2000 terrorist strike on his vessel in Aden, Yemen, and the aftermath, both military and personal.
Published: May 02, 2012 at 5:09 pm
The most harrowing moments of the Great Marianas Turkey Shoot came after the battle. Plus: enter to win a copy of the Wehrmacht Retreats.
Published: March 01, 2012 at 10:10 pm
Craig Symonds has done the impossible — written a compelling, thoroughly researched account of the oft-covered Battle of Midway.
Published: November 28, 2011 at 9:50 am
The American victory at Midway had more to do with bold leaders than lucky breaks
Published: September 09, 2011 at 10:58 am
George C. Daughan offers an excellent overview of the U.S. Navy's rise during the War of 1812.
Published: August 04, 2011 at 11:00 am
The last voyage of Japan’s greatest warship