Proceedings Magazine - December 1954 Vol. 80/12/622

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The most important river-warfare since the operations of the Federal Navy against New Orleans and Vicksburg has been carried on during the past eight years in Indochina. Even the so-called “...

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  • The River War in Indochina
    By Robert McClintock

    The most important river-warfare since the operations of the Federal Navy against New Orleans and Vicksburg has been carried on during the past eight years in Indochina. Even the so-called “Riv­er War” of Winston Churchill—...

  • "What! Me Ship Over!"—Enlisted Prize Essay, 1954
    By Chief Quartermaster W. J. Miller, U. S. Navy

    The cooks had been in rare form that day and the steaks were done to perfection. Topping off that fine Sunday dinner were double rations of strawberry shortcake. “Shipping over chow,” the crew called it.

    In the early afternoon...

  • In Hoc Signo—Victory!
    By 1st Lieutenant William V. Kennedy, U. S. Air Force

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  • The Japanese Decision for War
    By Louis Morton

    In the fall of 1941, Japan was truly at the crossroad of her fate. Relations with the United States had deteriorated to the point where war, the Japanese leaders believed, could only be avoided by the renunciation of national...

  • A Naval Lesson Of The Korean Conflict
    By Lieutenant Colonel Harry W. Edwards, U. S. Marine Corps

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  • Civilian Control Of The Armed Forces
    By Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Wermuth, U. S. Army

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  • Plymouth Colony Beachhead
    By Rear Admiral S. E. Morison, U. S. Naval Reserve (Retired)

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  • Okinawa: A Key To The Western Pacific
    By Hyman Kublin

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  • A Commander For China
    By Captain Richard O. Patterson, U. S. Naval Reserve

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  • Helicopters In Review (Pictorial Section)
    By Lieutenant D. L. Small, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

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  • Book Reviews

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  • Professional Notes

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