Paul Stillwell joined the staff of the U.S. Naval Institute in 1974 and is now director of the organization's history division. Among his publications are USS South Dakota: The Story of Battleship X; Battleship New Jersey: An Illustrated History; and Air Raid: Pearl Harbor!
Battleship Commander explores Lee's life from boyhood in Kentucky through his eventual service as commander of the fast battleships from 1942 to 1945. Said to be down to earth, modest, forgiving, friendly, and with a wry sense of humor, Lee eschewed the m... SEE MORE