Eisenhower at the Naval War College

By Gen. of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower
June 1971
With a foreword by Colonel Robert M. Krone, U. S. Air Force I was fortunate to be a member of the 1961 Naval War College student body when, on 3 ...

Trends in World and Domestic Fisheries

By Cdr. J. H. Johnson, USNR
June 1971
One night soon, at about 40° North latitude, within a few miles of our Pacific coast, a commanding officer will be awakened by his watch and informed that radar contact ...

Professionalism: The Hard Choice

By Col F. C. Thayer, USAF (Ret.)
June 1971
Sooner or later, all military men must choose, as George C. Marshall and others—the Radfords and the Andersons—had to choose between “fusion,” that gray world where political and military expertise ...

The Bear That Swims Like a Fish

By Rear Adm. Kemp Tolley, USN (Ret.)
June 1971
A French cartoonist sees the Russian bear, fresh from a swim in the warm Mediterranean, contentedly sunning itself on the sands of northern Africa, a steel-shod paw within striking distance ...

Time to Change

By Lt. Cdr. E. L Frasier, USN (Ret.)
June 1971
Man, the smartest of the animals, still has a way to go, for he has yet to adopt a proper, universal system for the measurement of such basic concepts as ...

Navy Sundowner Par Excellence

By Adm. J. J. Clark, USN (Ret.)
June 1971
During the Korean War, it was my good fortune to command Task Force 77 in the Japan Sea in the fall of 1951. Our Fleet Commander was Vice Admiral Harold ...

Pictorial—The U. S. Coast Guard Academy

Text by Lt. (j.g.) R.). Pratte, USCG Photography by Chief Photographer's Mate William M. Powers, USN.
June 1971
Appropriately enough, the U. S. Coast Guard Academy, the primary source of career officers for the nation’s oldest continuous seagoing service, is located on the Thames River in New London, ...

The Old Navy: The Wreck of the Tacoma

By Rear Admiral Kendall S. Reed, U. S. Navy (Retired)
June 1971
In mid-January 1924, the protected gunboat USS Tacoma (PG-32) was ordered to proceed from Galveston to Veracruz, where an army under General de la Huerta occupied the city in rebellion ...

Comment and Discussion

June 1971
“A United States Navy for the Future" ( See R. H. Smith, p. 18-25. March 1971 PROCEEDINGS) Herbert Pendergast—It was heartening to read Captain Smith’s essay in the PROCEEDINGS. The ...

Book Reviews and Book List

June 1971
Jane’s Surface Skimmers: Hovercraft and Hydrofoils 1970-71 Roy McLeavy (ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970, 332 pp. Illus. $24.50. Reviewed by Richard F. Cross, III (Mr. Cross is a 1944 graduate ...

Professional Notes

June 1971
A New Partnership: the Helicopter and the Destroyer By Lieutenant (j.g.) Walter W. Price, II, U. S. Navy, USS Tatnall (DDG-19) Somewhere in the Mediterranean a destroyer, her bridge structure ...


June 1971
Military Personnel to Study Minority Group Cultures (Charles Mount in the Chicago Tribune , 3 March 1971) An in-depth study program [*] of black and Chicano (Mexican-American) cultures will be ...

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