Doing Naval History
he following paper was presented by Rear Admiral James Goldrick at the 2019 Symposium, Expanding Naval History.
Swan Song: British Maritime Operations in WWII
Mawdsley discusses the British Royal Navy during World War II. After two hundred years, the supremacy of the Royal Navy ended with World War II. As a consequence the actual contribution of British maritime power to the Allied victory is sometimes underestimated.
Four Victories December 1941 in the Mediterranean
O'Hara examines an engagement between the British and Italian navies during the night of December 18-19 1941 and argues that it transformed the campaign and prolonged the fighting in North Africa.
The USMC and the Dawn of Amphibious Operations
Ulbrich explores the development of the United States Marine Corps and its development of amphibious operation doctrine.
Aircraft Carriers Versus Battleships in War and Myth
FitzSimonds argues against the popular myth of aircraft carrier dominance that emerged during World War II.
Fuchida and the Flight Deck Myth
Jonathan Parshall, author of "Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway," discusses what his research challenging Mitsuo Fuchida's account of Midway.