2013 “The Navy” Art Calendar

The 2013 Naval Historical Foundation “The Navy” art calendar is now available for purchase. It features artwork covering 238 years of Navy and Marine Corps action. The calendar is a tribute to the men and women who have fought to protect our nation, to deter aggression, and to maintain freedom of the seas. It also

Women’s Diversity Concert at the Navy Memorial

\Women’s Diversity Concert – free, live performance by the U.S. Navy Band held at the United States Navy Memorial in honor of Women’s History Month. The concert, featuring MU1 Shana Sullivan and the Cruisers, will tell the story of women’s growing role in the U.S. Navy through a musical performance accompanied by videos, photography and

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

BOOK REVIEW: Such Men as These – The Story of the Navy Pilots who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea

By David Sears, Da Capo Press, New York, 2010. Reviewed by Col. Curt Marsh, USMC (Ret.) The author, David Sears who is a former U.S. Navy officer and Vietnam War veteran with service aboard destroyers, has presented a well researched book that chronicles the important contribution of naval aviation to the Korean War effort.  Sears’

US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969 – 1973

Davies, Peter E. US Navy F-4 Phantom II Units of the Vietnam War 1969-1973. Osprey Publishing, UK. 2018. 96 pages. Ill. $23. Peter Davies has written many Osprey books, including quite a few dealing with the F-4 in Vietnam. This new book, no. 125 in Osprey’s Combat Aircraft series, continuing the story from No. 116

American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Easter Waters, 1865 – 1917

American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865-1917 By William N. Still Jr. Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press, (2018). Reviewed by Charles H. Bogart   This book is a paperback reissue of the original edition published in 1980, which has not only withstood the test

Ingram’s Fourth Fleet: U.S. and Royal Navy Operations Against German Runners, Raiders, and Submarines in the South Atlantic in World War II By Cdr. David D. Bruhn, USN (Ret.). Heritage Books, Berwyn Heights, MD, (2017) Reviewed by Charles Bogart   Commander Bruhn has crafted an excellent introductory book about an important but forgotten theater of

BOOK REVIEW – The U.S. Navy: A Concise History

By Craig L. Symonds, Oxford University Press, New York, NY (2016) Reviewed by Jason W. Smith, PhD It is often a pleasure to read short books, and Craig Symonds’ The U.S. Navy: A Concise History does not disappoint. Symonds, professor emeritus at the United States Naval Academy, is an eminent scholar of naval history whose