Proceedings Magazine - May 1970 Vol. 96/5/807

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Early last year the Board of Control of the U. S. Naval Institute decided that Naval Review, which has been published annually since 1962, should be distributed to all the...

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  • Marine Corps Operations in Vietnam, 1968
    By Edwin H. Simmons, Brigadier General, U. S. Marine Corps

    Third in a series of accounts, by General Simmons, of the Marine Corps in action in Vietnam, this article picks up the narrative from last year’s Naval Review at Christmas 1967, when the threat of greatly expanded enemy offensives loomed...

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  • Preface

    Early last year the Board of Control of the U. S. Naval Institute decided that Naval Review, which has been published annually since 1962, should be distributed to all the members of the Institute.

  • Biographies of Authors

    Problems and Developments in Arctic Alaskan Transportation

    J. W. Moreau

    Captain, U. S. Coast Guard

  • Naval and Maritime Events, 1 July 1968-31 December 1969
    By D. L Strole, Lieutenant, U. S. Navy and W E. Dutcher, Lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

    July 1968

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    The nation’s third Naval Training Center was commissioned at Orlando, Florida. Principal speaker was Hon. Charles F. Baird, Under Secretary of the Navy. It will supplement the recruit...

  • Problems and Developments in Arctic Alaskan Transportation
    By J. W. Moreau, Captain, U. S. Coast Guard

    “The air system is now, and will continue to be, the principal means for extending transportation into Arctic Alaska.”

  • River Patrol Relearned
    By Commander S. A. Swarztrauber, U. S. Navy

    "Then, during Tet 1968, PBRs found themselves in fire fights at point blank range, defending villages and outposts on narrow waterways. They did so well that they have been on the narrow waterways ever since."

  • The United States Effective Control Fleet
    By Sidney W. Emery, Jr., Lieutenant (junior grade), U. S. Nall,

    “Throughout the EUSC fleet, whether working directly for the U. S. Government, or for private contractors, not a single crew has ever protested against sailing its ship to Vietnam.”

  • The Indian Ocean as Seen By an Indian
    By A. P. S. Bindra, Captain, Indian Navy

    “Major power conflicts will range across the Arctic, the Pacific, the Atlantic, or in Central Asia; only residual warfare forces may be deployed to the Indian Ocean, which is remote from the major powers and, to reach it by sea,...

  • The Development of Navy Strategic Offensive and Defensive Systems
    By Dominic A. Paolucci, Captain, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    “There was Burke’s statement to Raborn at the time of the initial directive which promised complete support. But Burke also said: ‘If you reach the stage where you cannot do this thing, we will kill the project.’ Not...

  • Developments and Problems in Carrier-Based Fighter Aircraft
    By C. O. Holmquist, Captain, U. S. Navy

    “With our present system, too much money is spent on paper studies that are largely worthless.”

  • Civil Engineers, Seabees, and Bases in Vietnam
    By Captain Charles J. Merdinger, Civil Engineer Corps, U. S. Navy

    "By the time the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese did move in strength, the fundamental facilities from which to move American troops, planes, and ships were in place.”

  • Doctors and Dentists, Nurses and Corpsmen in Vietnam
    By Commander F. O. McClendon, Jr., Medical Service Corps, U. S. Navy

    "On the other hand, both the Repose and Sanctuary were converted to hospital ships during World War II and their effectiveness is limited by obsolete hull configuration...the last ship to be planned and constructed from the keel up as a...

  • Naval and Maritime Prize Photography 1970
  • Patterns of American Sea Power, 1945-1956: Their Portenrt for the Seventies
    By John D. Hayes, Rear Admiral, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    Sea Power: A Commentary

    Patterns of American Sea Power, 1945-1956: Their Portents for the Seventies

    By Rear Admiral John D. Hayes, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    Introduction...

  • President Richard M. Nixon’s Message to Congress on the United States Merchant Marine

    Presidential Merchant Marine Program

    ...
  • The 1970 Defense Budget and Defense Program for Fiscal Years 1970-74: A Statement by Secretary of Defense Clark M. Clifford

    The 1970 Defense Budget and Defense Program for Fiscal Years 1970-74
    A Statement by Secretary of Defense Clark A. Clifford

    PART 1

    Introduction

  • Supplemental Statements before Congress by Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird

    Defense Report

    Statement of Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird Before the Senate Committee on Armed Services Amendments to the FY 1969 Supplemental and FY 1970 Defense Budget

    March 19, 1969

    Mr....

  • Summary of Major Naval, Maritime, and Military Forces
  • Flag and General Officers of the Naval Services

    Flag Officers of the U. S. Navy and U. S. Coast Guard and General Officers of the U. S. Marine Corps on active duty as of 1 February 1970.

    Numbers following titles indicate: Navy: Lineal number   Marine Corps:...

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