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Navy History Matters – July 28, 2020

Compiled by Naval History and Heritage Command’s Communication and Outreach Division Welcome to Navy History Matters—our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we’ll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you to related …

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Claim to Fame on Korean Armistice Day

From Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Mutis A. Capizzi, Naval History and Heritage Command July 27, 1953, 158 meetings spread out over two years and 19 days finally came to an end with the signatures of United States Lt. Gen. William K. Harrison and General Nam Il, a Soviet-born …

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Navy History Matters – July 21, 2020

Compiled by Brent Hunt, Naval History and Heritage Command’s Communication and Outreach Division. Welcome to Navy History Matters—our weekly compilation of articles, commentaries, and blogs related to history and heritage. Every week we’ll gather the top-interest items from a variety of media and social media sources and then link you …

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Victory in Europe: Honoring Those Who Served

Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division May 8th is Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day, which marks the day the Allies officially accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany, thus ending World War II in Europe. This year’s theme, “A Hard-Won Homecoming,” highlights the courage and sacrifice …

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