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... In September 1952, NATO held its first major naval exercise, Operation Mainbrace, commanded jointly by McCormick and SACEUR Matthew B ... Operation Mainbrace involved 160 allied ships of all types and tested SACLANT's ability to "provide northern flank support for a European land battle." The exercise assumed that Soviet forces had already swept through ... is merely a beginning." The next year, NATO conducted a follow-up exercise, Operation Mariner, from September 16 to October 4, 1953 ...
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