ASW—Now or Never

By Captain James A. Winnefeld, U. S. Navy and Carl H. Builder
September 1971
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 ...

Containers and Contingencies

By Claude O. Lanciano, Jr.
September 1971
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 ...

The Israeli Navy

By Lieutenant Commander Reuben Porath, I.D.F. Navy
September 1971
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.* Whereas, prior to 1967, the ...

Sailors as Scholars

By Frederick H. Hartmann
September 1971
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 ...

Andrea Doria: Soldier of the Sea

By Captain Brown Taylor, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1971
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. ...

Retention: The Talk and the Deeds

By Commander Charles McIntosh, U. S. Naval Reserve (R)
September 1971
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 ...

Comment and Discussion

September 1971
“The Frustration Factor” (See F. B. Shemanski, pp. 27-33, April 1971 Proceedings) Captain Edward L. Beach, U. S. Navy (Retired)—The Navy has many things right with it, but, unfortunately, some ...

Book Reviews and Book List

September 1971
Book Reviews Schlachtschiffe und Schlachtkreuzer, 1905-1970 Siegfried Breyer. Munich, Germany: J. F. Lehmanns, 1970. 508 pp. Illus. About $35.00. Reviewed by Arthur D. Baker, III ( Mr. Baker graduated in ...

Professional Notes

September 1971
View From the Bridge—1980 By Captain Fred A. Hill, III, U. S. Naval Reserve-R Some exciting new concepts in naval strategy and tactics will dictate significant changes in structure of ...


September 1971
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 ...

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