Proceedings Magazine - October 1970 Vol. 96/10/812

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As the Vietnam War moves to an uncertain conclusion, it is evident that the nation has undertaken an extensive re-examination of many heretofore unquestioned assumptions that have governed...

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  • A Doctrine for Limited War
    By Cdr. Roy Beavers, USN

    As the Vietnam War moves to an uncertain conclusion, it is evident that the nation has undertaken an extensive re-examination of many heretofore unquestioned assumptions that have governed America’s foreign policy since the Truman...

  • 1960: A Vintage Year for Submariners
    By Richard Boyle

    Historians of the future may well regard 1960 as an epochal year. For the “Year of the Polaris” was much more; it involved several other submarine accomplishments of great significance. The deepest point on the bottom of the World...

  • The Other Revolution
    By R. P. Holubouricz

    When we speak of a “revolution” in the transportation industry, our minds automatically turn to containerization and what it has done in the transportation of general cargo. An equally significant upheaval is taking place in the...

  • Vice Admiral Chuichi Hara: Unforgettable Foe
    By Cdr. D. Bartlett, USNR (Ret.)

    Rear Admiral Calvin T. Durgin, whose last wartime command had been Commander Escort Carriers Four off Okinawa, was the officer in charge of the Strategic Bomb Survey that inspected Truk immediately after the war. Early in the war, the Americans...

  • The Helicopter: Hazardous at Any Height?
    By Lt. W. H. Baker, U. S. Navy

    The Marines being transported into combat have an excellent chance of surviving the most vicious fire fight on the ground, but almost no chance of surviving if their helicopter is disabled in the air.

  • The Fine Line at the Naval Academy
    By Vice Adm. James Calvert, USN

    The contest between professionalism and academic effort figured heavily in the founding of the school and has been evident in its affairs ever since. The present Superintendent intends to see that the balance—"the balance between...

  • Pictorial—Annapolis ". . . the word is accountability"
  • Comment and Discussion

    Against All Enemies”

    (See R. J. Hanks, pp. 22-29, March; pp. 97-101, June; pp. 89-96, July; and p. 95, August 1970 PROCEEDINGS)

  • Book Reviews and Book List

    The Commodores: The U. S. Navy in the Age of Sail

    Leonard F. Guttridge and Jay D. Smith. New York: Harper & Row, 1969. 340 pp. Illus. $7.95.

    Reviewed by Commander James A. Barber, Jr., U. S. Navy...

  • Professional Notes and Notebook

    The DLGN-38 Is Born

    By Commander James K. Nunneley, U. S. Navy, Acting Assistant for Ship Design, Naval Ship Engineering Center

  • An Anglo-American in the War of 1812
    By Christopher Lloyd

    The War of 1812 figures more largely in American than in British history because it was during that conflict that the U. S. Navy came of age. Ignorance about it in England, even today, is illustrated by the story of the American...

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