February 1969 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

February 1969 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

FEBRUARY 1969 NO. 2 VOL. 95, NO. 792
COVER From an original collection of naval aviation art presented to the Navy by Abbott Laboratories, this painting, "Free Ballooning," by Adolf Dehn, offers a glimpse of the vanished era of lighterthan-air operations which is also the subject of this month's pictorial.
Courtesy of the U. S. Navy Com. bat Art Collection
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.
26 The Military in the Free Society
Has the time at last come when the United States should create a truly professional force to rid its citizens of onerous military obligations?
by Col. S. H. Hays, USA,
and Lt. Col. Thomas A. Rehm, USA
37 A Master's Degree Program for Student Naval Aviators The need for more advanced higher education for student naval aviators was apparent, but unattainable, until the University of West Florida joined forces with the Navy.
by Rear Adm. D. H. Guinn, USN
42 Space Oceanography, The Logical Paradox
From aloft in his spacecraft, man is obtaining hitherto unobtainable information about his ancient adversary and ally—the sea.
by Cdr. Don Walsh, USN
50 The Newsman in Vietnam
Only by understanding journalism and journalists can
military men appraise the work of the press in Vietnam.
by Lt. Cdr. Ralph Blanchard, USN
58 Our Russian War of 1918-1919
Few Americans ever heard of this war; but many Russians will never forget or forgive our part in it.
by Rear Adm. Kemp Tolley, USN (Ret.)
73 Finnish Icebreakers
The Managing Director of Finland's largest icebreaker building shipyard confides some trade secrets.
by Christian Landtman
82 Mission to Murmansk
The passing of a half century has not dimmed the memory of a bluejacket who was among the first armed Americans to land in European Russia.
by Lt. Chester V. Jackson, USN (Ret.)
90 Pictorial—They Sailed the Skies
by Lt. J. Gordon Vaeth, USNR (Ret.)
24 Secretary's Notes
102 Comment and Discussion
118 Book Reviews
123 Professional Reading
130 Professional Notes 147 The Old Navy
150 Progress
152 Notebook
160 Book List

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