US Naval Institute Proceedings - March 1969
Front Cover, U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 95/3/793, March 1969. GGA Image ID # 1d1610589c
On the Front 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 New Jersey's initial combat appearance in Vietnam, turn to Colonel Robert Heinl's "Welcome to the War," beginning on page 58.
Expanded Front Cover, March 1969 Proceedings, Showing the USS New Jersey (BB-62), by C. G. Evers. GGA Image ID # 1d161bb2ae
A special notice on page 110 provides information for those wishing to order 22" x 29" full-color prints of the New Jersey.
The March 1969 issue articles include a Prize Essay—The Encircling Sea, Collective Security and the Defense of Shipping, Military Aid and Comfort to Dictatorships, The Vietnamese Naval Academy, Welcome to the War, and more.
Table of Contents
- Prize Essay—The Encircling Sea
by John J. Clark
The Russians seem to be learning, and Americans should not forget, the unique advantages of a maritime strategy.
- Collective Security and the Defense of Shipping
by Vice Adm. B. B. Schofield, Royal Navy (Ret.)
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?
- Military Aid and Comfort to Dictatorships
by Colonel A. H. Victor, Jr., USA
Is it now—is it ever—in our national interest to contribute, through various assistance programs, to the perpetuation of undemocratic regimes?
- The Vietnamese Naval Academy
by Lieutenant Commander R. L. Madouse, USN
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.
- Welcome to the War
by Colonel Robert D. Heinl, Jr., USMC (Ret.)
The author was on board when the battleship New Jersey fired her first shot in anger off the shore of North Vietnam.
- The Two Voyages of the Wasa
by Lieutenant Eric L. Westberg, USN
Unique problems attend the restoration of a Swedish warship that was entombed in Stockholm's harbor for 331 years.
- Public Affairs in the Instant World
by Albert E. Eastman
All officers—but particularly flag officers—should be conscious of the pitfalls inherent in public affairs.
- Pictorial—The Basic School, Quantico, Core of the Corps
by 1st Lt. Barry M. Broman, USMC
- Secretary's Notes
- Comment and Discussion
- Book Reviews
- Professional Reading
- Professional Notes
- The Old Navy
- 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.