Proceedings Magazine - November 1969 Vol. 95/11/801

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In November 1915, a month after Lieutenant (j.g.) Marc Mitscher reported to Pensacola for flight training, the first shipboard catapult was tried on board the North Carolina. After four...

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  • Pete Mitscher and Armored Cruiser Aviation
    By Rear Admiral George van Deurs, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    In November 1915, a month after Lieutenant (j.g.) Marc Mitscher reported to Pensacola for flight training, the first shipboard catapult was tried on board the North Carolina. After four live shots it was dismantled.In July 1916, the...

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    by Francis J. West, Jr.

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    By Richard A. Long and Colonel Don P. Wyckoff, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired)

    It is typical of the tradition-conscious Marines that the official car of their Commandant bears District of Columbia license number 1775—the year the Continental Marines were organized.

    Other officials in Washington display their...

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    by Cdr. David K. Hankinson, RN (Ret.)

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    by John C. Ausland

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    by Capt. Frank M. Murphy, USN

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    by John B. Wolf

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    "Photography by Byron S. Whitehead, Jr., JOC, USN Text by Capt. Edward F. Oliver, USCG"

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  • Comment and Discussion

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