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March 1969 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

March 1969 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute


MARCH 1969 NO. 3 VOL. 95. NO. Ten

UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE

Proceedings

COVER The distinguished artist, Carl Evers, worked from dozens of photographs to ensure accuracy of detail in the magnificent tempera painting of the USS New Jersey (BB-62) as she is presently configured for her latest assignment. For a firsthand report of the New Jersey's initial combat appearance in Vietnam, turn to Colonel Robert Heinl's "Welcome to the War," beginning on page 58.

A special notice on page 110 provides information for those wishing to order 22"X29" full-color prints of the New Jersey.

ARTICLES
26 Prize Essay—The Encircling Sea

The Russians seem to be learning, and Americans should not forget, the unique advantages of a maritime strategy.

by John J. Clark
36 Collective Security and the Defense of Shipping

The Free World cannot hope to counter, simultaneously in every area, the threat to shipping which Russia is capable of mounting. What, then, must be done?

by Vice Adm. B. B. Schofield, Royal Navy (Ret.)
42 Military Aid and Comfort to Dictatorships

Is it now—is it ever—in our national interest to contribute, through various assistance programs, to the perpetuation of undemocratic regimes?

by Colonel A. H. Victor, Jr., USA
The Vietnamese Naval Academy

Unlike Annapolis, whose alumni are always a minority in the U. S. Navy, Vietnam's Naval Academy is practically the sole source of that country's naval officers.

by Lieutenant Commander R. L. Madouse, USN
58 Welcome to the War

The author was on board when the battleship New Jersey fired her first shot in anger off the shore of North Vietnam.

by Colonel Robert D. Heinl, Jr., USMC (Ret.)

63 The Two Voyages of the Wasa

Unique problems attend the restoration of a Swedish warship that was entombed in Stockholm's harbor for 331 years.

by Lieutenant Eric L. Westberg, USN
78 Public Affairs in the Instant World

All officers—but particularly flag officers—should be conscious of the pitfalls inherent in public affairs.

by Albert E. Eastman

84 Pictorial—The Basic School, Quantico, Core of the Corps

by 1st Lt. Barry M. Broman, USMC

DEPARTMENTS
24 Secretary's Notes

99 Comment and Discussion 113 Book Reviews

127 Professional Reading 132 Professional Notes
149 The Old Navy
152 Progress
154 Notebook
162 Book List

The opinions or assertions in the articles are the personal ones of the authors and are not to be construed as official. They do not necessarily reflect the views of either the Navy Department or the U. S. Naval Institute.

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