December 1970 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

December 1970 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

United States Naval Institute
December 1970
Volume 96, Number 12/814

The Vulnerable Homelands 18
There is a relatively simple way—SALT negotiators should discuss it—of preventing accidental nuclear annihilation of the populations and industries of both superpowers.
Cdr. Paul H. Backus, USN (Ret.)
"Nothing to Report" A Day on the Vam Co Tay 23
A typical day in the life of the river sailor in Vietnam is often—but not always—as dull as the brown water in which he operates.
(Jr. R. L. Schreadley, USN
The Service Force in Action 28
Drawing on his own experiences as Commander, Service Force
Sixth Fleet (1967 to 1969), the author explains the services of the Navy's service forces.
Capt. Daniel M. Karcher, USN (Ret.)
Safer, Saner Seaways 38
All maritime nations will have to make vast improvements in
traffic separation if there is to be a reduction in accidents on our increasingly congested seaways.
H. Beattie
A Soviet Carrier on the Horizon 46
The Russians, pioneers in the development of naval air power, have seen the many advantages of carrier aviation in both hot and cold war situations.
Cdr. T. G. Martin, USN
Me and My Dam Neck 52
The first commanding officer of the Anti-aircraft Training and
Test Center, Dam Neck, recalls the excitement of the days
immediately after Pearl Harbor.
Rear Adm. Philip D. Gallery, USN (Ret.)
Pictorial—The French Navy: 1870-1890 58
by Henri Le Masson
Cover Departments 70 72 79 89 91 95 101 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.
"Refueling at Sea" is an oil painting by Navy Combat Artist Walter Brightwell. The Old Navy
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