Letters: Mar. 8, 1968

Bear in a Boat

Sir: The "cold war" now portends to become the "wet war." Your splendid article on the spectacular growth of Russian seapower [Feb. 23] should help in bringing our own national goals into proper perspective and bring us back down to earth from the heady atmosphere of the race in outer space. Unless there is a rebirth of national leadership in the maritime field, stemming from public awareness and concern, we may find ourselves aroused from our present apathy by what the noted naval historian, Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan called: "the...

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