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Jun 4

Thank You

Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:57 AM

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Thank you for being a faithful reader of the Naval History Blog. As of June 1, the Naval Institute will be dedicating more resources to Naval History magazine’s digital presence, and we will be sunsetting the Naval History Blog. Posts will remain available on the blog until July 1, and after that, much of the content will eventually transfer to Naval History online. In addition, we will be updating the online magazine 2–3 times a week with more of the insightful and engaging content you love, available outside of our subscriber-only firewall. For more information about the transition, or to… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Mar 31

Steps on the Path to Gender Equality

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:01 AM

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As we near the end of Women’s History month, please enjoy a short timeline of American women’s continued journey to equality. 1781 Deborah Sampson, disguises herself as a man, enlists in the Continental Army as “Robert Shurtleff,” and becomes one of the first American women who is documented to have served in combat. 1840 Catherine Brewer becomes the first woman to earn a bachelor’s degree, graduating from Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, first women’s right convention held in the U.S. Elizabeth Cady Stanton presented the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions 1865 Mary Edwards Walker, a contract surgeon… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Jul 4

Baseball Has Marked the Time

Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:01 AM

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There are few things that define a nation like its traditions. For the United States, it’s turkey for Thanksgiving, fireworks on the 4th of July, apple pie, hot dogs, cracker jacks, and baseball. The game is not only a part of everyday life, it has also found a home in the U.S. Navy. Below are a collection of photos showing the history of sailors enjoying America’s pastime over the last 150 years.                                         займы на карту Emergency Payday Loans Online online… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Sep 14

On This Day-September 14th

Friday, September 14, 2018 7:54 AM

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On this day in 1899 during the Philippine Insurrection Campaign, the gunboat, USS Concord, and the monitor, USS Monterey, capture two insurgent schooners at Aparri, Philippine Islands. Learn more about the Philippine Insurrection and the U.S. Navy’s role from these articles featured in Proceedings. April 1904 https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/1904-10/operations-navy-and-marine-corps-philippine-archepelago-1898-1902 March 1938 https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings/1938-03/philippine-insurrection   займ онлайн Get Online Instant Cash Loans payday loans online same day no credit check easy payday loans online payday loans online no credit check instant approval online payday loans cash advances emergency loan online

 
Sep 5

On This Day-September 5th

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 12:01 AM

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On this day in 1776 the Navy adopts uniforms for officers. Enjoy this look back through naval history and the evolution of the uniform.                                             заём payday loans online payday loans online no credit check instant approval no faxing payday loans online bad credit fast payday loans online get quick online payday loan now apply for payday loan online

 
Jun 19

Today in Naval History

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:25 AM

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On this day in 1864 – During the Civil War, USS Kearsarge, commanded by Capt. J.A. Winslow, sinks CSS Alabama, commanded by Capt. R. Semmes, off Cherbourg, France, ending the career of the Souths most famous commerce raider, which included burning 55 vessels valued at $4.5 million. Read an excerpt from the USS Kearsarger‘s No. 1 gun’s sponger James Lee’s journal below.   Sunday, 19 June: This is a fine morning, cool and pleasant, holystoned decks, and put everything in apple pie order. At 8 am the word was passed to shift in clean blue mustering clothes. At 10 am… Read the rest of this entry »

 
May 29

Pieces of the Past-Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 12:01 AM

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Naval History magazine recently showcased a fascinating relic of the U.S. Navy in World War II—a relic with a celebrity vibe: the custom-made oaken case housing an array of medals from ten nations, all awarded to the classic Hollywood legend Douglas Fairbanks Jr. for his wartime service. He was one of those rare few stars who was more of a hero in real life than on the silver screen. The case and medals, now in the collection of the U.S. Naval Institute, served as an interesting photographic subject—interesting in its many angles and in its diverse content. Alas, due to… Read the rest of this entry »

 
May 10

Today in Navy History-USS Triton

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:52 PM

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On this day in 1960 – USS Triton (SSRN 586), commanded by Capt. Edward L. Beach, completes a submerged circumnavigation of the world in 84 days following many of the routes taken by Magellan. To learn more about the voyage, please enjoy this article from the June 2010 Naval History by Carl LaVO. https://www.usni.org/magazines/navalhistory/2010-06/incredible-voyage займ онлайн без отказа payday loans online installment loan online online payday loans direct lenders online payday loans emergency payday loans fast and easy payday loans online

 
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