Latest "USS Wasp" stories
Norfolk sailor dies of COVID-19 complications
The sailor is the third active-duty sailor to die this month after contracting the novel coronavirus
Alfred Thayer Mahan and his vain quest to keep ships straight
He was one of the world's greatest maritime strategists. A gifted seaman? Not so much.
By Donald Lankiewicz, American History Magazine
Sayonara, Japan! Wasp bound for Norfolk
Navy Personnel Command announced in early 2018 that Wasp was expected to return to Virginia around Sept. 20.
By Navy Times staff
Torpedo Junction: The South Pacific’s brutal underwater war
To beat back or blunt the first Allied offensive in the Pacific, Japan needed to cut the supply lifeline. They failed.
By John Prados, HistoryNet.com
The Operation Dragoon drama of Douglas Fairbanks
Famed for his heroics on screen, a Hollywood idol topped himself at war as leader of a band of seaborne deception specialists
By David Sears, World War II Magazine