The Nuclear Carrier and Modern War

By Capt. Paul Schratz, USN (Rel.)
August 1972
Prize Essay 1972FIRST HONORABLE MENTIONFittingly, the men of the Enterprise spell out Einstein’s theory about mass and energy being two sides of the same coin; for the nuclear-powered ...

The Adriatic: Soviet Seaway Someday?

By Lieutenant Eugene P. Sullivan, SC, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1972
Few aspects of Soviet foreign policy in recent years have attracted as much attention as the enormous increase in both the quantity and quality of Soviet naval activity in the ...

"Canada Must Face Reality . . ."

By Cdr. W. G. Kinsman, Canadian Forces (Ret.)
August 1972
Bound up in a defense-of-homeland strategy, Canadian Maritime forces appear equally ill-suited to meet seaborne threats or to demonstrate naval presence in “show-the-flag” appearances.In a recent Soviet maritime exercise, ...

The State of Health of Navy Medicine

By Cdr. Peter A. Flynn, MC, USN
August 1972
While 50,000 dissatisfied corpsmen leave the Services each year, a rising flood of dissatisfied patients threatens to engulf the clinics, dispensaries, and emergency rooms as more and more conditions become ...

Russia’s Ancient Ally: the Sea

By Robert W. Daly
August 1972
All too often, Western writers blithely—and inaccurately—use the word “never” when describing Russia’s relationship to the sea. “Never under the Tsars,” we are told, “did the Russian Navy penetrate the ...

Pictorial—"Tidewater Navy"—The Norfolk Naval Complex

By Combat Camera Group, Atlantic Fleet
August 1972
Oldest, largest, busiest—any one-sentence description of the Norfolk naval complex must include a number of Service-oriented superlatives well- founded in more than two centuries of naval and maritime history.For U. ...

Comment and Discussion

August 1972
“ASW—The Crucial Naval Challenge”(See R. H. Smith, pp. 126-141, May 1972 Proceedings, Naval Review Issue)Captain Frank C. Collins, U. S. Navy—Captain Smith’s essay on what ...

Book Reviews and Book List

August 1972
The Amphibians Came To ConquerVice Admiral George C. Dyer, U.S.N. (Ret.), Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1972. 1,298 pp. Two volumes. Illus. $14.50 per set.Reviewed by ...

Professional Notes

August 1972
Colombia’s Riverine Welfare [sic] By Vice Admiral Jamie Parra Ramirez, Colombian Navy, Commander of the Navy Colombia is a land of sharp geographic and demographic contrasts. Three branches ...


August 1972
Japanese Self-Defense Forces To Be Stationed On Okinawa(Flight International, 4 April 1972)The Japanese government has approved plans of the National Defense Council to base Japanese Self-Defense forces in ...

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