Proceedings Magazine - September 1971 Vol. 97/9/823

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The U. S. Navy must rethink the ordering of its ASW mission priorities for, with the emergence of a significant Soviet sea-launched ballistic missile capability, the survival...



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  • ASW—Now or Never
    By Captain James A. Winnefeld, U. S. Navy and Carl H. Builder

    The U. S. Navy must rethink the ordering of its ASW mission priorities for, with the emergence of a significant Soviet sea-launched ballistic missile capability, the survival of essential elements of all our nuclear forces is...

  • Containers and Contingencies
    By Claude O. Lanciano, Jr.

    The battle of Guadalcanal wasn’t won on Wellington, New Zealand’s Aotea Quay, but it was very nearly lost there as tons of supplies were dumped on the open, rain-swept quay awaiting combat-loading by the Marines themselves....

  • The Israeli Navy
    By Lieutenant Commander Reuben Porath, I.D.F. Navy

    Among the arms of Israel’s Defense Forces, it is probably the Navy that has undergone the greatest changes since the Six Day War of 1967.*

  • Sailors as Scholars
    By Frederick H. Hartmann

    Founded in 1884, the Naval War College has had a rich and varied history. While many of the changes instituted during the past five years were built on solid foundations laid in earlier administrations, there is no question but that the period...

  • Andrea Doria: Soldier of the Sea
    By Captain Brown Taylor, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    In the summer of 1512, Andrea Doria was invited by the Doge (Governor) of the maritime city state of Genoa, to come and advise on the defenses of the city. Andrea was a member of a minor branch of the great Doria family of Genoa,...

  • Retention: The Talk and the Deeds
    By Commander Charles McIntosh, U. S. Naval Reserve (R)

    It is instantly recognizable to all—that shining moment of ultimate rapport between the true leader and the man who would cheerfully follow him into the mouth of Hell. Yet, too many of today’s leaders, beset by their everyday problems...

  • Pictorial—A Great Port of the World: The Port of London Authority
    By Lieutenant Commander Robert D. Wells, U. S. Navy

    Possibly the oldest port in the world, and certainly the longest, the Port of London, seen here at the left as viewed seaward from the famed Tower Bridge, stretches 92 miles from the North Sea to the end of the tidal Thames River. Home to...

  • Comment and Discussion

    “The Frustration Factor”

    (See F. B. Shemanski, pp. 27-33, April 1971 Proceedings)

  • The Old Navy: When Smallpox Struck

    What was it really like for a man to be seriously ill in the Navy of 1829? What sort of facilities and care were available to him in the years before the establishment of the Navy Medical Corps?

    From the...

  • Book Reviews and Book List

    Book Reviews

    Schlachtschiffe und Schlachtkreuzer, 1905-1970

    Siegfried Breyer. Munich, Germany: J. F. Lehmanns, 1970. 508 pp. Illus. About $35.00.


  • Professional Notes

    View From the Bridge—1980

    By Captain Fred A. Hill, III, U. S. Naval Reserve-R

  • Notebook

    Details Are Discussed By CNO On Sea Control Ship Of Future

    (Navy Times, 9 June 1971)

    The first details on the “air capable ship,” which is now in the...

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