Gibraltar: Monument to Seapower

By Jac Weller
October 1971
For most post-World War II Navymen of the Sixth Fleet, the image of Gibraltar probably is comprised of equal parts of gun-gallery tours and Rock ape photography, bargains in English ...

Survival of the Fittest in Naval Aviation

By Lt.Cdr. John E. Burgess, USN
October 1971
Three-quarters of our rear admirals in naval aviation come from backgrounds in attack carrier aviation, yet only 36% of aviator commanders and captains are associated with this specialty.How has this ...

Midshipmen’s Foreign Exchange Cruises

By Ens. H. L B. Wilder, USN
October 1971
During the winter of 1969-1970, I was one of about 100 Naval Academy and NROTC midshipmen who were screened as candidates for the Foreign Exchange program which involves the U. ...

Physical Fitness in the Sea Services

By Capt. Paul Morosky, USCGR
October 1971
Life at sea has always been more rigorous than life ashore. Fighting the sea, the elements, and a wartime enemy from a fragile craft demanded shrewd, determined, and physically fit ...

Comment and Discussion

October 1971
The Origin of Navy DayMrs. Mary Paolozzi—The idea of a special day to honor the Navy and naval personnel was conceived by Mrs. William H. Hamilton of New ...

Book Reviews and Book List

October 1971
Strategy for TomorrowHanson W. Baldwin. New York: Harper & Row, 1970. 377 pp. Illus. $12.50.Reviewed by Rear Admiral Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy (Retired)(A graduate ...

Professional Notes

October 1971
Containerization and the Ports: The Load Center ConceptBy Lieutenant (j.g.) Sidney W. Emery, Jr., U. S. NavyWith the advent of full container vessels, those ships built with cellular holds ...


October 1971
Defense Department Weighs New Anti-ship Missile Sub(Rudy Abramson, in The New York Times, 6 June 1971)Defense Secretary Melvin R. Laird said that the Pentagon was considering building a ...

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