Cagey Civil War Commando Laid Groundwork for Naval Special Warfare

Winkler, David F.
May 2005
Sea Power;May2005, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p46
Details the attack of Navy Lieutenant William B. Cushing during the U.S. Civil War. Accounts of Cushing's attack using a specially constructed steam launch; Recommendation sent by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln to Congress urging a vote of thanks to Cushing.


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