Volume 50, Number 3 (1997) Summer
The last capture of a ship (an American slaver) by the frigate USS Constitution-the two-hundredth anniversary of whose launching, and 199th of whose first underway period, are being observed this summer, For a great deal more information about the ship and about this issue's cover painting by William Gilkerson, see Mr. Gilkerson's and Cdr. Tyrone Martin's essay in our "Set and Drift" department, The drawing of Constitution on page 6 is by John Charles Roach.
The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World
Michael N. Schmitt
The New Military in Russia: Ten Myths That Shape the Image
Brenda J. Vallance
Nelson's Battles: The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail
Peter K.H Mispelkamp