Naval History Magazine - June 2005 Volume 19, Number 3

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Cover Story

Rear Admiral Clark earned his reputation as a fighter in World War II but would have to do some smart maneuvering to stay in the fight during the Cold War. Here he dons a Sioux Indian headdress...

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Highlights

  • McNamara Kills the Pilatus Porter
    By Vice-Admiral Gerald E. Miller, U.S. Navy (Retired)

    Riverine forces fighting in the Mekong Delta depended on helicopters for air support, but there weren't enough to go around. Enter the short takeoff and landing (STOL) Pilatus Porter.

  • Perry Strikes U.S. Marine
    By David Curtis Skaggs

    Most history enthusiasts are familiar with General George S. Patton Jr.'s famous "slapping incidents" during the Sicilian campaign of World War II. Few know, however, of a similar event involving a senior officer striking a subordinate...

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  • Proceedings Survey

  • Standing for Our Flag

    In the June Proceedings, Captain Eyer in his “Charting a Course” column introduced retired Navy Admiral William...

  • SURVEY RESULTS: THE TOP THREE MOST EFFECTIVE NAVAL WEAPONS EVER USED!

    # 3 The Exocet Missile 

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  • Cherokee Jocko Fights the Cold War
    By Clark G. Reynolds

    Rear Admiral Clark earned his reputation as a fighter in World War II but would have to do some smart maneuvering to stay in the fight during the Cold War. Here he dons a Sioux Indian headdress with Fleet Admiral William F. Leahy on 3 September...

  • On Our Scope
    By Fred L. Schultz, Editor-in-Chief


 
 

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