British artist John Hamilton was one of the world’s leading painters of World War II naval operations. In an era before digital photography and photo manipulation, Hamilton’s paintings expertly capture the realism of combat at sea. Part historian and part artist, John Hamilton was a major contributor to the history and memory of World War
NHF Executive Director CAPT Todd Creekman, USN (Ret.) recalls an interesting vignette about the upcoming Pearl Harbor anniversary from one of our members. The story begins back in 2000. Ms. June Ferren got in touch with Captain Creekman to ask for help in tracking down the story of her close friend who died during World
The following interview is an excerpt from the oral history of Captain Douglas G. Phillips, USN (Retired), recorded in December 2010. Captain Phillips graduated from the New York State Merchant Marine Academy in 1937, and later obtained a commission with the U.S. Navy. His first Navy assignment was aboard USS Castor, and he later reported
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