Merchant Shipping

  • Military History

    Red, White and Blue Over China

    Amid the Second Opium War in 1856 a U.S. Navy commander violated his nation’s neutrality to defend the honor of the American flag...

  • MHQ Magazine

    Undefended Shore

    In 1942 American merchant ships up and down the Atlantic Coast were being relentlessly attacked by German U-boats. Why did the U.S. Navy secretly decide to leave them unprotected?...