The Lessons of an Undeclared War

By Lieutenant General Masatake Okumiya, Japanese Air Self Defense Force (Retired)
December 1972
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I Remember Pearl Harbor

By Captain Joseph K Taussig, Jr., U. S. Navy (Retired)
December 1972
On the morning of 7 December 1941, I was awakened by the Assistant Quartermaster of the Watch of the USS Nevada (BB-36). "Mr. Taussig, it's 0700. You have the forenoon ...

Modern Realities in Naval and Foreign Affairs

By Captain Howard C. Bucknell, III, U. S. Navy (Retired)
December 1972
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 ...

When Am I Committed to Collision?

By Lieutenant Jotham M. Myers, U. S. Naval Reserve
December 1972
"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 ...

Oil Pollution-Carelessness or Crime?

By Ensign A. R. Butler, U. S. Coast Guard
December 1972
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 ...

To Use the Sea

By Lane C. Kendall
December 1972
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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
December 1972
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Sea Trials for South Africa

By Commander Ivor C. Little, South African Navy
December 1972
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The Ship That Sank from Fright

By Maurice Featherman
December 1972
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Comment and Discussion

December 1972
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Book Reviews and Book List

December 1972
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 ( After receiving a Ph.D. ...

Professional Notes

December 1972
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Notebook

December 1972
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 ...

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