Archive for June, 2014

Jun 5

D-Day invasion of Normandy Q & A

Thursday, June 5, 2014 9:34 PM

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Capt. Henry Hendrix, (Ph.D) Naval History and Heritage Command director and Robert Cressman, NHHC historian answer questions about the D-Day invasion of Normandy, codenamed Operation Neptune in this four part series.   Question 1: How important was the element of surprise during D-Day operations? Question 2: How does D-Day compare to how we conduct joint partnership/ combined operations today? Question 3: In terms of logistics what did it take to pull off the D-Day invasion? Question 4: How important was naval gunfire support during D-Day – the invasion of Normandy? Question 5: What could the Navy have done differently during… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Jun 3

Battle of Midway Q & A’s

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 9:43 PM

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Capt. Henry Hendrix (Ph.D), Naval History and Heritage Command director and Robert Cressman, NHHC historian answer questions about the Battle of Midway in this five part series. Question 1: What were the four most critical minutes of the Battle of Midway? Question 2: Intelligence played a large part in the U.S. victory at Midway. How does that compare to the Intel/Cyber warfare today? Question 3: How was the Battle of Midway the last WWII battle of the “Regular Navy?” Question 4: Why should the Battle of Midway be important to Sailors today? Question 5: How was the Navy different after… Read the rest of this entry »

 
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