Proceedings Magazine - December 1942 Vol. 68/12/478

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The Aircraft Carrier - The Backbone of Aero-Sea Warfare


An aircraft carrier is a ship whose main battery (the air group) can fire 150 to 200 miles with devastating accuracy and whose...

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Some Selective Service Aspects Of Interest To The Navy
A Proposed Method of Selecting Candidates for the Naval Academy

It has been variously estimated that it costs between $8,000 and $12,000 to put a midshipman through the Naval Academy. Besides the $87.50 each...

Poland's Navy Fights On
The Mexican Escuela Naval Militar Del Pacifico
The Tactically Logical Cruiser For Modern War
Three Years Of Warfare At Sea
Direction, Course, And Bearing
The Revenue Cutters in the Quasi-War with France

In 1798, the United States drifted into an undeclared war with the Republic of France. The necessity to fight found us ill-prepared. Such naval...

An Unknown Naval Hero - Frank Abney Hastings
The Aircraft Carrier - The Backbone Of Aero-Sea Warfare
The Coast Guard In The War
Suggested Attack On Seasickness
Miniature Art Groups
Discussions, Comments and Notes
Book Reviews
Notes On International Affairs
Professional Notes


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