Review of Sun Tzu: The Art of War

Sun Tzu: The Art of War is translated by Samuel B. Griffith. This short book is a long read about some Chinese history and a translation of military knowledge by Sun Tzu. To begin with, we find out that a majority of the history is educated assumptions. The winner in battle writes the history so …

Review of Tin Can Sailor

Tin Can Sailor is written by C. Raymond Calhoun, once the executive officer of the USS Sterett. Calhoun describes life about the USS Sterett from 1939 to 1945. He was onboard ship most of that time. The book is a collection of many accounts of the life and activities onboard from many shipmates as well …

USS Dace (SS-247)

The USS Dace at the beginning of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. Just after midnight on October 23, Japanese Admiral Kurita‚Äôs First Attack Force (Japanese Center Force)was discovered off Palawan, Philippines by the U.S. submarines USS Darter and USS Dace. For the nextseveral hours, the two submarines shadowed the Japanese armada and radioed vital information …