Proceedings Magazine - January 1986 Vol. 112/1/995

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The Achilles’ Heel

Equal Rights, Equal Risks Northern Flank Maritime...

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    Comment and Discussion

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    The Achilles’ Heel

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    By Colonel Richard L. Upchurch, USMC (Ret.)

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  • Wearing the ‘Red Rope’
    By Chief Petty Officer Ray CoIvard, USN (Ret.)

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  • Righting the Atlantic Tilt
    By Lieutenant Commander Joseph A. Sestak, Jr., USN

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    By Dennis Chamberland

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    By Norman Polmar

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    By Commander Richard H. Purnell, U. S. Naval Reserve

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  • Special: Soviet Military Science and the Falklands Conflict
    By Major Ralph M. Bruner, U. S. Army

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    By Admiral James D. Watkins, U. S. Navy

    The goal of the overall Maritime Strategy is to use maritime power, in combination with the efforts of our sister services and forces of our allies, to bring about war termination on favorable terms.

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    The development and application of maritime strategy profoundly affect today’s Navy in many ways. Perhaps the most important of these is the way in which our revitalized emphasis on strategy provides a focus for substantial reform of the...

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    By General P. X. Kelley, Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Major Hugh K. O’Donnell, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps

    Marine air-ground task forces, operating with supporting battleship surface action groups, could land on the North Cape, the eastern Baltic or Black Sea coasts, in the Kuriles, or on Sakhalin Island—thereby adding a crucial measure of...

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    By John F. Lehman, Jr.

    Geography, alliances, and the Soviet threat combine to dictate the actual numbers of ships—the "size of the Navy"—required to fulfill our commitments in each of our maritime theaters. And this...

  • Contemporary U. S. Naval Strategy: A Bibliography
    By Captain Peter M. Swartz, U. S. Navy

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