ARMED FORCES: Punishment

In war & peace, at Annapolis, Tripoli, Mobile Bay, Santiago, the Philippine Sea, Norfolk and San Diego, the pride of the Navy grew. In intense patriotism, dedicated Navy officers held two words to be all but synonymous—the Navy and the Nation. They upheld one to defend the other—and, after the disaster at Pearl Harbor, fought the biggest, most imaginative and magnificent sea war in history. When peace was won, and they were asked to mothball most of the great and glorious fleet and surrender power and prerogatives, minds shaped by the Navy's...

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