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Shifley Lecture - CDR (Ph.D.) B.J. Armstrong

April 09, 2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Midshipman Public
Preble Hall

The USNA Museum invites you to the second Shifley Lecture of the spring series. CDR (Ph.D.)  B.J. Armstrong of the History Department will present a talk on his forthcoming book, "Small Boats and Daring Men: Maritime Raiding, Irregular Warfare, and the Early American Navy," which will be released later this month.

This lecture series is funded by the USNA Class of 1950 Museum Endowment in recognition of the significant contribution made to the Endowment by the Shifley Trust. VADM Ralph Shifley, a graduate of the Naval Academy Class of 1933, was designated a naval aviator in 1937. He participated in WWII operations against the Japanese at New Guinea, Saipan, Guam, the Palaus, and the Philippines. He was awarded the Navy Cross and the Distinguished Flying Cross.

The talk will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, April 9th, from 1230-1315 in the lecture room on the 2nd deck of Preble Hall.  It will end with plenty of time for midshipmen and faculty to make 5th period.

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