Proceedings Magazine - October 1950 Vol. 76/10/572

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Marching to the sound of Korea’s gunfire, as Marines have marched in every American war from 1775 to 1950, the United States Marine Corps, military anomaly par excellence, has again...

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  • The Marine Corps – Here to Stay
    By Lieutenant Colonel Robert D. Heinl, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps

    Marching to the sound of Korea’s gunfire, as Marines have marched in every American war from 1775 to 1950, the United States Marine Corps, military anomaly par excellence, has again highlighted itself, not only as stormy petrel...

  • They Were All Giants at Peleliu
    By Lieutenant Commander C. M. Blackford U. S. Coast Guard Reserve (Inactive)

    Of the many tough little actions that have been overshadowed by greater events, one was Peleliu.  The invasion of the Philippines, of which it was a preliminary, Iwo Jima, and the rest that followed it have left it a footnote in the Pacific...

  • Re-estimate of the Situation: The Tortoise Boat of 1950
    By Major Guy Richards, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve
  • Sea Power in a War with Russia
    By Admiral Sir Gerald Dickens, Royal Navy (Retired)
  • Struck by Lightning
    By Captain P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • Struck by Lightning
    By Captain P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • Yellow Jack, Master of Strategy
    By Rear Admiral Lucius W. Johnson (MC), U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • Dogs and Sailors Keep Off!
    By Lieutenant Leon B. Blair, U. S. Navy
  • Petty Officers - Old and New
    By Chief Boatswain Mate J. M. Spring, U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • NAPS Comes of Age
    By Commander William P. Mack, U. S. Navy, and Commander H. F. Rommel, U. S. Navy
  • The Combat Rifle Sling
    By Lieutenant Commander Melville K. Short, U. S. Coast Guard Reserve
  • Transport Aircraft for the Armed Forces (Pictorial)
  • Discussions, Comments and Notes
  • Book Reviews
  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs & Illustrations

 
 

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