Proceedings Magazine - February 1970 Vol. 96/2/804

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The events of the past three weeks have caused shock and disbelief. Despite a consciousness that the continuing presence of U. S. forces in South Vietnam could lead to a resumption of hostilities...



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    By Rear Adm. Worth H. Bagley, USN

    The events of the past three weeks have caused shock and disbelief. Despite a consciousness that the continuing presence of U. S. forces in South Vietnam could lead to a resumption of hostilities by the other side, there had grown within our...

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    By Capt. D. P. Ryan, RCN (Ret.)

    Destroyermen, pay attention; this article is for you. Others may read provided they are prepared to be provoked. It concerns antisubmarine warfare, but no time will be wasted either on philosophy or on the comparative merits of various ASW...

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    "On the sea there is a tradition older even than the tradition of the country itself . . . It is the tradition that with responsibility goes authority and with them goes accountability . . . The captain of a ship, like the captain of...

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    By Col. Ralph L Giddings, jr., USA

    In an age when, rightly or wrongly, many see the specter of nuclear annihilation lurking behind every military action, however trivial, arms control has become an inescapable fact of political life, and strategic thinking that neglects the facts...

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    By Robert McClintock

    Millions of television viewers around the world must have seen above the head of President Richard M. Nixon, as he was sworn into office on 20 January 1969, three allegorical figures on the pediment of the Capitol. These figures, sculptured...

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    By Maj. W. Geoffrey Moore, 0.B.E., D.S.C.

    At the amphibious operations in Sicily and...

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    By Maj. John Alger, AUS (Ret.)

    In 1946, the U. S. armed forces were...

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    Photography by Robert deGast

    In the nuclear and space age, squaresails still belly to the wind, wooden blocks still creak, halyards slap against tall masts and the quarterdeck is an honest location. For many bluewater sailors, one of the finest examples of this fast-...

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    By Lieutenant Commander M. D. Giambattista, U. S. Navy
  • Comment and Discussion

    “Effective Writing, Navy or Civilian”

    (See C. Blair, pp. 131-134, July; and p. 110, December 1968; pp. 116-117, February; pp. 113-114, April; and pp. 105-106, July 1969 PROCEEDINGS)

    Commander Roger C....

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    This html article is produced from an uncorrected text file through optical character recognition. Prior to 1940 articles all text has been corrected, but from 1940 to the present most still remain uncorrected.  Artifacts of the scans...

  • Professional Notes, Notebook and Progress

    Words, Words, Words

    By Lieutenant George W. Reiger, former Chief Naval Representative at the Paris Peace Talks.

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