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The U.S. Navy in World War I

Episode Summary

Dr. Tommy Sheppard, with the Naval History & Heritage Command's Documentary History, discusses the role of the U.S. Navy during World War I and its leaders.

Episode Notes

This episode mentioned the Bernard Gribble mural, "Return of the Mayflower," which is part of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum's collection.  It was prominently displayed for our special exhibit commemorating the first World War which concluded on November 11, 2018.  More photos from that exhibit can be seen here.  The painting is currently on loan to the office of the Chief of Naval Operations at the Pentagon.

For more on Admiral William Sims, we recommend "21st Century Sims: Innovation, Education, and  Leadership for a New Era" by History Department Professor Commander B.J. Armstrong.


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