Robert Debs Heinl Jr.

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A native of Washington, D.C., and a fire buff of long standing, Colonel HeM witnessed the fire at the White House in 1929, when he was thirteen years old. After twenty-seven years in the Marine Corps, he retired in 1964 to become an author and lecturer and is currently defense correspondent of the Detroit News . Colonel Heinl’s Victory at High Tide: the Inchon-Seoul Campaign (Lippmcott, 1968) won the Navy League’s Alfred Thayer Mahan Award in 1968.

Articles by this Contributor

February 1962

The Cuban situation was confused, but the Marines were ready. They landed, and our first overseas base was soon well in hand

December 1970

When up on the roof there arose such a clatter That Herbert rushed out to see what was the matter