September 1958 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

September 1958 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

Front Cover, “The Mississinewa Refuels the Saratoga” was especially painted for the Proceedings by Colonel Phillips Melville, USAF (Ret.). Ships specialists may note certain changes in the appearance of the Mississinewa resulting from work done during her yard overhaul last year. Launched in 1955, she is one of the Navy’s largest oilers. For further details, see A Page From the New Navy in this issue. With the appearance of the Saratoga on the cover, each of the Forrestai-class carriers has now had its por- trait painted and presented in color to Naval Institute members. The scene shown is imaginary. To the best of our knowledge, the Mississinewa has never actually refueled the Saratoga. United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 84, No. 9, Whole No. 667, September 1958. GGA Image ID # 1709e82331

Contents

The Strategic Importance of the Baltic Sea
By Commander T. Gerhard Bidlingmaier, Federal German Navy

Technical Experts Are Not Enough
By Lieutenant T. P. Henrikson, USN

The Guerrilla War in Malaya
By James E. Dougherty

Carbon, Oxygen, and a Rising Sea
By Philip B. Teager

The Pakistan Navy
By Major General Hayaud Din, Pakistan Army

Italian Strategy in the Mediterranean, 1940-43
By Vice Admiral Giuseppe Fioravanzo, Italian Navy

United States Alliance Policy
By Hollis W. Barber

Oiler-Command, a Rewarding “Deep Draft” Experience
By Captain Harold G. Bowen, Jr., USN

Oiler Parade (Pictorial)

Comment and Discussion

Book Reviews

Professional Notes

A Page from the New Navy

Secretary’s Notes

{All photographs, unless otherwise credited, are Official Department of Defense releases.)

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 United States Naval Institute.

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Published monthly by the United States Naval Institute. Entered as second-class matter at the post office at Menasha, Wisconsin, April 4, 1922, and the post office at Annapolis, Maryland, April 22, 1925, under act of August 24, 1912. Acceptance for mailing at the special rate of postage provided for in section 1103, Act of October 3, 1917, authorized March 13, 1922.

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