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Editor's Page

By Robert Timberg, Editor-in-Chief
November 2007
Let the Debate Begin!The long-awaited Maritime Strategy, in the works since then-CNO Admiral Mike Mullen set it in motion in June 2006, leads off this month's Proceedings. Punctuating the ...

Comment & Discussion

November 2007
Naval Academy . . . A Crucible for Warriors(See J. Fowler, pp. 14-18, October 2007 Proceedings) Lieutenant Commander Andrew M. Biehn, U.S. Navy—As a former Naval Academy instructor ...
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Now Hear This: Contracts of Marque

By Lieutenant Claude Berube, U.S. Navy Reserve
November 2007
The 100th anniversary of the signing of the Hague Convention was on 18 October. Its many provisions included limiting the use of privately armed vessels in war. The anniversary coincided ...

U.S. Marine Corps (as of October 2007)

November 2007
Jump to: Lieutenant Generals / Major Generals / Brigadier GeneralsU.S. Marine Corps Senior Enlisted Leadership / Info Source / Organizational ChartsGeneralsLieutenant GeneralsJohn W. BergmanCommander, Marine Forces Reserve, Marine Forces North(6/05)4Joseph ...

End the Backyard Brawl

By Lieutenant Colonel Kelly P. Houlgate, U.S. Marine Corps
November 2007
The Navy and Marine Corps must rise above their mutual distrust and work together. The result is greater than the sum of the parts.
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A Bravura Performance

By The Honorable John Lehman
November 2007
The Secretary of the Navy who was the force behind The Maritime Strategy in 1986 evaluates strengths and weaknesses of the new one.

Lion of Fallujah

By Bradley Olson
November 2007
The bravery, integrity, and sacrifice of the late Marine Major Doug Zembiec, bona fide war hero, continues to be an inspiration.
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Guadalcanal: A Real Hot Potato

By Lieutenant Colonel Merrill L. Bartlett, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
November 2007
Marines in the first great land battle of World War II issued an irreverent jab at Navy commanders. But did they deserve it?

Book Reviews

November 2007
The Suicide of Reason: Radical Islam's Threat to the WestLee Harris. New York: Basic Books, 2007. 290 pp. Index. $26.Reviewed by Major Andrew J. Bergen, U.S Marine CorpsLee Harris ...
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Professional Notes

November 2007
Make the Military Justice System Fairer By Jonathan F. KeilerAn April 2007 Army report criticized the Marines' handling of an incident in Haditha, Iraq, where civilians were shot during ...

Royal Navy: Two New Big Decks

By Norman Polmar
November 2007
After lengthy delays, the British government has signed contracts for the construction of two large aircraft carriers-the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy. Given the designationCVF for aircraft ...

A Voyage to the Real North Pole

By Don Walsh
November 2007
The North Pole became accessible to ordinary tourists in 1991 through the use of nuclear-powered icebreakers operated by the Murmansk Shipping Company, with representatives of the Russian Academy of Sciences ...

Combat Fleets

By Eric Wertheim
November 2007
The Type 404 multi-purpose tender Main recently completed modernization to become Germany's newest submarine tender and supply vessel. The modifications made at Elsflether Shipyard took approximately one year. Improvements ...
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Midwatch in Surigao Strait

By Lieutenant Commander Thomas J. Cutler, U.S. Navy (Retired)
November 2007
On the night of 24-25 October 1944, Torpedoman's Mate Third Class Roy West and the other men manning a torpedo mount on the destroyer USS McDermut (DD-677) did not know ...

Naval Institute Foundation

November 2007
Clarence E. LeggettIn a rambling handwritten four-page will notarized two years before he died, Clarence Eugene "Gene" Leggett of Kins-ton, North Carolina, dished out editorial comments to his friends and ...
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From Our Archive

November 2007
'Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.' -Pythagoras (582 BC—507 BC) One can only surmise that these two Marines are taking a ...

Books in Brief

By Colonel Gordon W. Keiser, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)
November 2007
A Soul On Trial: A Marine Corps Mystery at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Robin R. Cutler. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007. 371 pp. Illus. Notes ...

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