Against All Enemies

By Capt. Robert J. Hank, USN
March 1970
“For it’s Tommy this an’ Tommy that, an’ ‘Chuck him out, the brute!’But it’s 'Savior of ’is country’ when the guns begin to shoot;”When Rudyard Kipling penned these words nearly ...

Arms for the Love of Allah

By Wynfred Joshua
March 1970
How did the Soviet Union achieve such inroads in the Middle East which by virtue of its cultural and religious heritage should be sharply opposed to the extension of Communist ...

Combat Readiness Training

By Lt. Col. J. B. Kusewitt, USA (Rel.) and Cdr. W. A. Speer, SC, USN (Ret.)
March 1970
A 14-month study, which had been conducted for the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air), was completed in the summer of 1968. The study had investigated whether the Navy’s Combat ...

Deep Freeze Diary, 1968

By Commander James S. McNeely, U. S. Navy (Retired)
March 1970
"BUPERS ORDERS ... CDR JAMES S. MC NEELY ... DIRDET ... AS CO ANTARCTICSUPPACT DET ALFA ..." Me! The Bureau of Personnel had ordered me to duty in Antarctica as ...

The Road To Wisdom

By Ens. Richard L Berkman, USNR
March 1970
“The Road to wisdom?—well, it’s plain and simple to express:Errand errand err againbut lessand lessand less.”Piet HeinHistory influences men as much as men influence history. The process of history ...

ASW vs. AAW: A Question of Direction

By Lt. Cdr. I. D. C. Pearson, RN
March 1970
In the good old days the only way to wage war at sea was by a surface action, followed perhaps by boarding and capture. The battle, though bloody, was simple. ...

Pictorial—Salute to a Queen

Photography by Barrett Gallagher Text by Frank O. Braynard
March 1970
Salute to a QueenPhotography by Barrett GallagherText by Frank O. BraynardThe decision, in November 1969, that the world’s fastest ocean liner, the SS United States, would be laid up ...

The Mystery of the L-8

By Irwin Ross
March 1970
On a calm but overcast Sunday in August 1942, two experienced officers took off on an antisubmarine patrol flight in the U. S. Navy blimp, L-8. They left the small ...

Comment and Discussion

March 1970
“Aftermath of the Elath (See R. D. Colvin, pp. 60-67, October 1969 PROCEEDINGS) Vice Admiral B. B. Schofield, Royal Navy (Retired)—Commander Colvin very rightly draws attention to the threat ...

Book Reviews and Book List

March 1970
Paullin’s History of Naval Administration 1773-1911By Charles Oscar Paullin, Annapolis, Md.: U. S. Naval Institute, 1968, 485 pp. $8.50.Reviewed by Professor Theodore Ropp(Professor Ropp has been a ...

Professional Notes, Notebook and Progress

March 1970
The Missile-armed Fast Patrol Boat By Lieutenant Commander Henry J. Lenton, Royal Navy Reserve (Retired), Editor, Naval Record A newly designed fast patrol boat (FPB), intended for employment in those ...

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