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USS Kirk: Leadership Amidst Chaos, A Legacy of Survival

Abigail¬†Wiest Sacred Heart Catholic School Hattiesburg, MS I chose my topic of the U.S.S. Kirk because I had a deep interest in the fall of Saigon.¬† I had heard about this topic in class, and it instantly grabbed my attention. … Continue reading

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View from the Quarterdeck: July 2014

Have you ever wondered why it is that some individuals seem to be almost innately curious about the study of history? I vividly recall my mentor at the University of Washington, Professor Wilton B. Fowler, saying at the beginning of … Continue reading

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National History Day 2014 Documentary: “Vietnam POWs Taking Responsibility when Deprived of All Rights”

A National History Day documentary by Jethro Abatayo and Logan Gibert Pleasant Valley Middle School, Vancouver, WA Editor’s Note: Established in 1974, National History Day (NHD) is an award winning, non-profit education organization offering year-long academic programs that engage over … Continue reading

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