Tag: Navy

The Battle of Midway: the US Navy’s Greatest Victory

Diorama by Norman Bel Geddes, depicting the attack by American “Dauntless” dive bombers on the Japanese aircraft carriers Soryu, Akagi and Kaga in the morning of 4 June 1942. Source: http://www.history.navy.mil “The most stunning and decisive blow in the history of naval warfare” — John Keegan, Miltary Historian “They had no right to win. Yet they…

Coming Home

Born on the Navy circuit, moving every 2 years. Home was an elusive concept at best. As life would have it we occasionally doubled back and that place was San Diego. Living there in the’ 60s and ’70s  was a magical experience. Simple, clean, fun, and just right for starting my love affair with the ocean.…