Preface

May 1970
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 ...

Marine Corps Operations in Vietnam, 1968

By Edwin H. Simmons, Brigadier General, U. S. Marine Corps
May 1970
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 ...

Doctors and Dentists, Nurses and Corpsmen in Vietnam

By Commander F. O. McClendon, Jr., Medical Service Corps, U. S. Navy
May 1970
"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 ...

Biographies of Authors

May 1970
Problems and Developments in Arctic Alaskan TransportationJ. W. MoreauCaptain, U. S. Coast GuardCaptain Moreau was a member of the Department of Transportation’s Polar Transportation Requirements Study group from 1965 ...

Civil Engineers, Seabees, and Bases in Vietnam

By Captain Charles J. Merdinger, Civil Engineer Corps, U. S. Navy
May 1970
"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.”Unplanned, unwanted, undeclared, ...

The Indian Ocean as Seen By an Indian

By A. P. S. Bindra, Captain, Indian Navy
May 1970
“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 ...

The United States Effective Control Fleet

By Sidney W. Emery, Jr., Lieutenant (junior grade), U. S. Nall,
May 1970
“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.” Shipping ...
A PBR, downstream from Saigon, heads for home at the end of her patrol.

River Patrol Relearned

By Commander S. A. Swarztrauber, U. S. Navy
May 1970
We certainly have learned one thing: not having a river patrol force is no guarantee that we will not have to fight a river war.

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
May 1970
July 1968 1 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 ...

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