Proceedings Magazine - June 2006 Vol. 132/6/1,240

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Lest We Forget: Fire and Sword; VC-10

Fire and Sword

On 24 October 1776, the Continental Congress issued secret orders to Lambert Wickes, captain of...

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The New Meaning of War
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Another View
Firing On The Up Roll
Nobody Asked Me, But...
Crossing Swords: "The Generals’ RevoIt"
Around the Horn
A New Role for the Trident Fleet
Polaris: A True Revolution
No Glass Jaw
The Peril of Power: Navigating the Natural Gas Infrastructure
In the Dark and Out In the Cold
Masters of None
Jutland: A Battle in One Dimension

The May 1916 clash of battle fleets at Jutland during World War I proved that the best laid pre-war plans often come to naught in the fog of...

Midway Is Our Trafalgar
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Lest We Forget
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A New Role for the Trident Fleet

The U.S. Navy's strategic submarines such as USS Alaska (SSBN-732) have...

In the Dark and Out In the Cold

Depleted Arctic ice, evident in satellite images from 1979 (left) and 2005 (right), is opening lanes for shipping in...

Midway Is Our Trafalgar

It's time for the U.S. Navy and all Americans to give the Battle of Midway its due. Frozen in time in this image, "Pawn...

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From Our Archive: Regulus I on board USS Hancock

Years before the Polaris missile went to sea (See "Polaris," page 30), the Navy had the Regulus, what would today be...

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