Naval War College Review

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Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale holds a unique position in the roster of dis- tinguished American naval officers of the last century. In “Reflections on the Stockdale Legacy,” Martin L. Cook, current holder of the Stockdale Chair of Professional Military Ethics at the Naval War College, vividly recalls the extraor- dinary moral courage and leadership displayed by Stockdale during his nearly eight years of captivity in a North Vietnamese prison camp.