To hear the whole story, one is advised to visit Annapolis, park oneself in the Rotunda of Bancroft Hall, and listen. The pugilists? One knows more about Ollie North. James Webb, when he graduated from the Academy in 1968, had been a Brigade Honor Committee member for 4 years and was given a special citation for outstanding leadership contributions. He went into the Marine Corps, where he became one of the most highly decorated Marines of the Vietnam era. He has written four best-selling books, the latest being The Emperor’s General.