For an officer of the U.S. Navy, and an Annapolis man at that, Lieut, (j.g.) William H. Evans was an odd shipmate. To the men on board the radar picket destroyer Rogers, patrolling Korean waters, he would frequently sound off against the kind of war they were in. He was a bitter partisan in shipboard bull sessions.

A 1948 Academy graduate (last in his class of 410), Evans had resigned his commission after a year to concentrate on a master's degree in foreign relations at the University of Maryland, had returned to duty...

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