Proceedings Magazine - April 1962 Vol. 88/4/710

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Honorable Mention Prize Essay

When Americans think of the Pentagon, they are sure of at least four things: its immense size, staggering cost of operation, brass-encrusted inhabitants, and...

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  • Lone Carrier … Fact or Fancy?

    A decade from now, naval history may well mark 25 November 1961 as a most significant date. It was on that day that USS Enterprise was commissioned as a unit of the U. S. Navy's operating forces. The future importance of this event...

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  • Balanced Forces or Counterforce—Does It Make a Difference?
    By George E. Lowe

    Honorable Mention Prize Essay

    When Americans think of the Pentagon, they are sure of at least four things: its immense size, staggering cost of operation, brass-encrusted inhabitants, and fantastic propensity for bickering and inter-...

  • Guerrilla Warfare Is Different
    By William H. Hessler

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  • Lone Carrier—Fact or Fancy?
    By Cdr. A. H. Vito, Jr., USN

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  • The Titanic Disaster
    By John Carroll Carrothers

    Fifty years ago this month a great new ship was rushing westward through the night at 23 knots. Suddenly a lookout cried, "Iceberg dead ahead, Sir!" Ironically, had the watch been less alert, the Titanic might not have sunk...

  • Let's Anchor Our Trained Technicians!
    By Cdr. Carl Durtche, Jr., USN

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  • The Fall of New Orleans
    By H. O. Werner

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  • Comment and Discussion

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  • Book Reviews & Book List

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  • Professional Notes, Notebook and Progress

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  • Forward Area Air Station
    By Harold L. Gordon, Commander, U. S. Navy

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  • Remarks by Admiral George Anderson upon acceptance of the Office of President of the U. S. Naval Institute

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