The Naval Historical Foundation is dedicating this “Second Saturday” to the heroic actions of American Sailors who fought a rather unconventional naval war on the rivers and canals of the Mekong Delta during our involvement in the Vietnam War. Join with historians John Sherwood and Tom Cutler as they provide historical overviews of the U.S.
Nearly 58 years ago the nuclear-powered submarine Thresher submerged east of Cape Cod never to surface. In recent months the Navy has released hundreds of pages from the Navy Court of Inquiry hearings held subsequent to the tragic loss of Thresher and her crew. Join us for our March Second Saturday with retired Captain James
Recorded on January 16, 2021, this installment of the Naval Historical Foundation’s ‘Second Saturday Webinar Series’ covers the role of the United States Navy in Operation Desert Storm. Featuring remarks from RADM Sam J. Cox, CAPT Daniel D. Thompson, and CAPT Peter D. Haynes, enjoy this fascinating conversation on the Navy in recent historical events.
The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: The Current National Strategic Implications – SECOND SATURDAY WEBINAR
Published in 1890, Alfred Thayer Mahan’s ‘The Influence of Sea Power Upon History’ catalyzed a wave of strategic realignment around the world and the naval arms race of World War one. Mahan’s book is still required reading in military history courses today and has been studied by historians, scholars, and sailors for over a century.
For this installment of the Naval Historical Foundation’s Second Saturday Webinar Series, we examine Captain Edward L. “Ned” Beach and the impact of his legendary book, Run Silent Run Deep. Our program will open with presentations by Ned’s bride of many decades, Ingrid Beach, Captain James Bryant, and Dr. David Alan Rosenberg who will offer
Check out our previous installments of Second Saturday on YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5u1TB-0zEE&list=PLGY0pBAKlmsw7-CNeYQUb55Lk_eSmfhWR
On the occasion of Vice Admiral John Mustin’s promotion and assumption of Command of the Navy Reserve, the Naval Historical Foundation is pleased to host another ‘Second Saturday’ Webinar at 11:00am (EDT) August 8: “The Mustin Family and the Navy Reserve: A Thirteen Decade Legacy” This webinar will feature dueling authors with NHF’s Dave Winkler
The Naval Historical Foundation’s new monthly Naval history program featuring presenters and topics you will want to make time for! Following in the wake of the Annual Meeting’s Leighton Lecture, “Hollywood and History in the Battle of the Atlantic,” (link to youtube site) we were heartened not only by Dr. Craig Symonds’ quality presentation, but
On Saturday, June 13, the Naval Historical Foundation hosted its Annual Meeting. Our agenda included: Remarks from Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite Battle of Midway author Dr. Craig Symonds’ exclusive talk on “Hollywood and History in the Battle of the Atlantic” and the upcoming feature film “GREYHOUND” Our distinguished Board of Directors Executive
Overview In 2004, Admiral James Holloway III and the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF) hosted a symposium on the 60th anniversary of the largest naval battle in history. Fifteen years later the Naval Historical Foundation returns to the historic Decatur House, formerly the Truxtun-Decatur Naval Museum, to host The Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary Symposium.
After the overwhelming success of the Naval Historical Foundation’s inaugural mess night last year, NHF hosted its second annual Five-Star Mess Night on June 8th. Guests joined the Foundation in the National Museum of the U. S. Navy in celebration of the pivotal historical milestone of the 75th anniversary of World War II’s Allied invasion
Admiral Fallon convened the 94th Annual meeting of the Naval Historical Foundation on Saturday June 8, 2019 at 1217 in the main space of the Navy Museum under the Fighting Top following a BBQ lunch provided at the largess of Board Member Dr. J.P. “Jack” London. Following the approval of the minutes for the 2017, Adm.