COURAGE in a HOSTILE LACE
- Among Other Things. // Saturday Evening Post;6/14/1941, Vol. 213 Issue 50, p4
Offers information on the link between the article "Enemy Sighted," by Alec Hudson published in previous issues of "The Saturday Evening Post" and the destruction of an armed raider and the interception of a Nazi supply ship and a tanker by two Allied cruisers in the Indian Ocean in June 1941.
- SHEPHERDS OF THE SEA. Sheean, Vincent // Saturday Evening Post;7/12/1941, Vol. 214 Issue 2, p9
Focuses on the issue on whether sea power can maintain its lines of communication and supply it throughout the world against new forms of attack during World War II. Challenges facing navy men in guarding sea lanes; Approaches taken by the British navy to protect merchant ships and transports...
- U.S. Naval Battle Force Changes. Morison, Samuel Loring // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2005, Vol. 131 Issue 5, p166
The article presents a list of dates related to the U.S. Naval battle force. The dates include the official date of commissioning and when the ship enters the force-level structure. Also the date on which the ship's birthday falls. This status was created to ferry the ship in question from its...
- Liaoning -- First Step to Building China's Carrier Battle Group. HALI, SULTAN M. // Defence Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p17
The author discusses the implications of China's first step in forming a carrier battle group for People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) with its aircraft carrier Liaoning. He explores the maritime history of the country to explain the importance to develop the group. Also investigated is the...
- 'I WAS A Navy Misfit'. Corona, Al // Naval History;Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p46
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience working in the U.S. Navy during Word War II at its base on the Exmouth Gulf, Australia.
- CEO NOTES. Daly, Peter H. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2011, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p6
A personal narrative is presented in which the author explores his experiences as chief executive at the U.S. Naval Institute.
- Fate of NELSON'S FLAGSHIP. Coats, Ann // Naval History;Oct2005, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p23
The article focuses on the Battle of Trafalgar. Central to the story of the Battle of Trafalgar and Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is his flagship--HMS Victory. The survival of this ship for 240 years could never have been predicted. The Victors might have been destroyed through battle,...
- INSPIRING 'ENERGY & ACTIVITY. White, Colin // Naval History;Oct2005, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p26
The article focuses on the Battle of Trafalgar. On January 19, 1805, the Mediterranean Fleet, under the command of Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, was taking on stores in Agincourt Sound, a fine deep-water anchorage at La Maddalena off the north coast of Sardinia. Suddenly two frigates...
- Say What? // Cobblestone;Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p48
The article discusses the origins of the phrase "take the wind out of his sails," noting that it was originally a nautical term and discussing a tactic used in naval battles with sailing ships in which a warship would sail between the enemy's ship and the wind, preventing the enemy ship from moving.