Our Crowded Skies

By Cdr. R. J. Koch, Jr., USN
September 1970
“A midair collision can spoil your whole day” are words of wisdom preached to naval aviators from the beginning of flight training. The intent is to enjoin pilots to keep ...

Dust and Mud and the Viet Cong

By Lieutenant David L. Browne, CEC, U. S. Navy
September 1970
The British Army’s testy observation that "New weapons, tactics grace the ancient game, but dust and mud are much the bloody same” has special meaning for those who serve under ...

The Navy Founds a Nation

By Commander Marvin L. Duke, U. S. Navy
September 1970
It is not generally known that as early as 2 March 1807, the United States passed a law which prohibited the African slave trade. President Thomas Jefferson stated that this ...

Comment and Discussion

September 1970
“ASW vs. AAW: A Question of Direction” (See I. D. C. Pearson, pp. 64-69, March 1970 PROCEEDINGS) Captain Thomas H. Suddath, U. S. Navy (Retired)—The statement which I cannot agree ...

Book Reviews and Book List

September 1970
Jane’s Weapon Systems, 1969-1970 R. T. Pretty and D. H. R. Archer (eds.). New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970. 639 pp. Illus. $49.50. Reviewed by Richard F. Cross, III ( Mr. Cross ...

Professional Notes and Notebook

September 1970
Pass the Word—Well By William C. Boggess, Associate Professor of Speech, U. S. Naval Postgraduate School In the days of wooden ships and iron men, officers were known to have ...

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