Proceedings Magazine - December 2001 Vol. 127/12/1,186

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  • The Pendelton Rescue
    By Captain W. Russell Webster, U.S. Coast Guard

    It has been 50 years since First Class Boatswain's Mate (BM1) Bernard Webber and his volunteer crew of three took their 36-foot wooden motorized lifeboat out over the Chatham, Massachusetts, bar in 60-foot seas and 70-knot winds and rescued...

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  • Transformation Is an Old Game
    by Terry J. McKearney
  • World Naval Developments: Fighting Far from the Sea
    by Norman Friedman
  • Publisher's Page
    by Tom Marfiak
  • Comment and Discussion
  • Are We Really at War?
    by Lieutenant Colonel Gary D. Solis, USMC (Ret.)
  • If It's War, Treat It that Way
    by Captain Michael C. Farkas, USAR
  • Keep the Pressure on the Bad Guys
    by Captain Dan Moore Jr., USN
  • This Afghan War Is Different
    by Michael Radu
  • They Underestimated the Americans
    by Augustine H. Kobayashi
  • Nobody Asked Me, But ... Pentagon versus the Media: Still at War?
    by Lieutenant Colonel Richard Seamon, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)
  • Kamikazes, Q-Ships & Carrier Defense
    by Colonel Martin N. Stanton, USA
  • The Need for Big Speed
    by Commander Jim Howe, USCG
  • Too Tired to Tell?
    by Captain W. Russell Webster, USCG
  • Unless There Was a Death
    by Dr. Dennis L. Noble, SCMST, USCG (Ret.)
  • The Pendelton Rescue
    by Captain W. Russell Webster, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Interview: John Lehman
  • Air Defenses After Kosovo
    by James Hasik
  • On Condition of Anonymity
    by Lieutenant Commander Bill Hamblet, USN
  • Stealth Means Survivability
    by James H. King
  • Pearl Harbor's Lost Hero
    by Thomas O'Brien
  • A Terrible Resolve
    by Lawrence H. Suid
  • Professional Notes
  • The USO Still Serves
  • Book Reviews
  • U.S. Navy: What Happened to DD-21?
    by Norman Polmar
  • Oceans: Commission on Ocean Policy: Just Another Committee?
    by Don Walsh
  • Points of Interest: Bank's Refusal to Drop Loan Rate Seen as Violating Reservist's Rights
    by Tom Philpott
  • Combat Fleets
    by A. D. Baker III
  • Lest We Forget: USS Sheridan
    by Eric Wertheim
  • Always Test History for Relevancy
  • Notebook
  • Advertisements
  • The Need for Big Speed
    By Commander Jim Howe, USCG

  • Are We Really at War?
    By Lieutenant Colonel Gary D. Solis, USMC (Ret.)

    President George Bush declared that the United States is at war in his 20 September address to Congress. This "war on terrorism" in response to the 11 September attacks raises questions about the meaning of the term...

  • If Its War, Treat It That Way
    By Captain Michael C. Farkas, USAR

    From the moment we were subjected to the horrors of 11 September, few have disagreed with President George Bush's call for swift and decisive "justice." It is perhaps safe to assume that most Americans—myself included—...

  • Kamikazes, Q-Ships & Carrier Defense
    By Colonel Martin N. Stanton, USA

    Lacking a significant blue-water capability with which to counter U.S. striking power, potential opponents might turn to unconventional means. Protecting U.S. naval combatants in port, at sea, and in restricted waters will...

  • Lest We Forget: Attack Transport Sheridan (APA-51)
    By Eric Wertheim

    Attack Transport Sheridan (APA-51)

  • Cowinner, Marine Corps Essay Contest Legion: Lessons for Today's Marines
    By Major William J. Bowers, USMC


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