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October 1956 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

October 1956 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

October 1956, Vol. No. 82, No. 10, Whole No 644

Front Cover: U. S. FRIGATE Essex. This fine painting of one of the most famous ships of the early American Navy is the work of Charles R. Patterson and was commissioned by Captain Raymond J. Toner, USN, with whose permission it is reproduced. Captain Toner's account of the research underlying this presentation of the Essex will be found in "A Page' From The Old Navy," page 1136.

Contents

BY THE SHORES OF ARABY: THE PERSIAN GULF COMMAND 1027
By William H. Hessler
BACKGROUND TO DISARMAMENT 1042
By Brigadier General Dale 0. Smith, U. S. Air Force
CAPROS NOT CONVOY: COUNTERATTACK AND DESTROY! 1047
By Captain S. W. Roskill, Royal Navy (Retired)
THE Jean Bart's ESCAPE TO SAFETY 1055
By Captain Isaiah Olch, U. S. Navy (Retired)
FISH CAN BE INTERNATIONAL 1066
By Edward W. Allen
THE FAILURE OF THE JAPANESE CONVOY ESCORT 1073
By Major Y . Horie, former Imperial Japanese Army
REFINEMENTS IN MOBILE SUPPORT 1082
By Commander John C. Busby (SC), U. S. Navy
SUNDAY PUNCH WEAPON 1088 By Edward A. Dieckmann, Sr.
MIDDLE EAST FORCE (Pictorial) 1094 DISCUSSIONS, COMMENTS, NOTES 1104 BOOK REVIEWS 1109 PROFESSIONAL NOTES 1115 ARMED SERVICES LEGISLATION, 84TH CONGRESS 1129
A PAGE FROM THE OLD NAVY 1136
SECRETARY'S NOTES 1141
The opinions or assertions in the articles are the Private ones of the writers, and are not to be
construed as official or reflecting the views of the Navy Department or the U. S. Naval Institute.
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October 1956

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