NHF to Honor Outstanding Teachers in 2019 National History Day Competition

What do Chesapeake Bay oysters, Barbary pirates, the “quasi-war” between U.S. and French ships, and the Vietnam boat people have in common? They were all winning entries in the Naval Historical Foundation’s (NHF) 2018 National History Day (NHD) “Teacher of Distinction” awards program. NHF will once again recognize outstanding history teachers by awarding its Teacher

USN Battleship vs. IJN Battleship: The Pacific 1942 — 44

USN Battleship vs IJN Battleship: The Pacific 1942-44 By Mark Stille Osprey Publishing, Oxford, UK (2017) Reviewed by Ed Calouro     Mark Stille has succeeded in squeezing significant information into a limited number of pages.  Stille is a retired USN commander and a graduate of and former faculty member at the Naval War College.

Doomed Before the Start: The Allied Intervention in Norway 1940, vol. 2

Doomed Before the Start: The Allied Intervention in Norway 1940 Volume 2 – Evacuation and Further Naval Operations By Niall Cherry, Helion & Company, Gliwice, Poland, (2017) Reviewed by Jeffrey Schultz     The final volume in Niall Cherry’s Norway 1940 campaign study, this cautionary work continues from the Narvik evacuation until the final departures.