Proceedings Magazine - December 1972 Vol. 98/12/838

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  • When Am I Committed to Collision?
    By Lieutenant Jotham M. Myers, U. S. Naval Reserve

    "No officer, whatever his rank and experience, should flatter himself that he is immune to the inexplicable lapses in judgment, calculation and memory, or slips of the tongue in giving orders which have so often brought disaster to men...

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  • The Lessons of an Undeclared War
    By Lieutenant General Masatake Okumiya, Japanese Air Self Defense Force (Retired)

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  • I Remember Pearl Harbor
    By Captain Joseph K Taussig, Jr., U. S. Navy (Retired)

    On the morning of 7 December 1941, I was awakened by the Assistant Quartermaster of the Watch of the USS Nevada (BB-36).

  • Modern Realities in Naval and Foreign Affairs
    By Captain Howard C. Bucknell, III, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The traditional interdependence of the military and the State Department—as was smilingly reflected in the faces of Robert McNamara and Dean Rusk in a 1962 meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees—has...

  • Oil Pollution-Carelessness or Crime?
    By Ensign A. R. Butler, U. S. Coast Guard

    When oil is spilled, as it was by the thousands of gallons when the tanker Ocean Eagle broke in half off San Juan in 1968, the legal complications are almost inexhaustible. Who is responsible? Who pays? Has a crime been committed or has an...

  • To Use the Sea
    By Lane C. Kendall

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  • Japanese Naval Aviation
    By Captain Toshikazu Ohmae (formerly with the Imperial Japanese Navy), and Captain Roger Pineau, U.S. Naval Reserve

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  • Sea Trials for South Africa
    By Commander Ivor C. Little, South African Navy

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  • The Ship That Sank from Fright
    By Maurice Featherman

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  • Comment and Discussion

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  • Book Reviews and Book List

    The Naval Aristocracy

    Peter Karsten. New York: The Free Press, 1972. 462 pp. Illus. $10.95.

    Reviewed by Captain Paolo E. Coletta, U. S. Naval Reserve-R

  • Professional Notes

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  • Notebook

    Three Jacks

    (Vermont Royster in The Wall Street Journal, 6 September 1972)

    At Pearl Harbor the other day, the Navy turned out for a bit of ceremony—the usual sort of thing, bands playing,...

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