Japan's Rising Sun

By Lieutenant Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy
July 1938
“Remember that death is lighter than a feather but duty is heavier than a mountain. I It is Japan’s destiny to become a world Power, it may be a world ...

Material Administration Aboard Ship

By Commander Robert B. Carney, U. S. Navy
July 1938
At the very outset let it be understood that this topic is presented to the reader from the viewpoint the operating personnel and not from that of designer, specially trained ...

The Merchant Marine Reserve Cruise of 1937

By Lieutenant (j.g.) Archie Horka, U. S. Naval Reserve
July 1938
A Reserve in Being Since its inception some ten years ago, the Merchant Marine Reserve has numbered among its members a steadfast group that held faithfully to the belief that ...

The San Marcos

By Lieutenant Commander Radford Moses, U. S. Naval Reserve
July 1938
A recent inquiry concerning the reason for the wreck of the San Marcos in Chesapeake Bay stirred a memory of my midshipman days. Search of a first cruise “bazoo” and ...

A Sealubber Takes the Air

By Lieutenant Commander Ray D. Tarbuck, U. S. Navy
July 1938
A woolpack fog bank is rolling into the Golden Gate. It looks heavy enough to bowl over the new bridge towers, but I suppose it will flow gently around them ...

The Naval Race?

By Lieutenant Commander James E. Hamilton, U. S. Navy
July 1938
Since the adoption of new rules of procedure by the Congress, following the passage of the Budget and Accounting Act in 1921, the process of obtaining authority for constructing naval ...

The Rebel Rams

By Fletcher Pratt
July 1938
When Lieutenant John M. Brooke of the Confederate States Navy shook hands with Constructor J. L. Porter in the Richmond office of Secretary Mallory on an unknown date in the ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

July 1938
The Merchant Reserve Cruise of 1937 (See page 975 this issue) Captain J. A. Schofield, U. S. Naval Reserve.—This article will be beneficial in arousing more widespread interest, both within ...

Book Reviews

July 1938
ROOM TO SWING A CAT. By Lieutenant Frederick J. Bell, U.S. Navy, with a Foreword by the Secretary of the Navy. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. 265 pp. 1938. ...

Notes on International Affairs

July 1938
CENTRAL EUROPE Czech Storm Center—Although the critical situation in May between Germany and Czechoslovakia was for the time being considerably relieved, the end of the month brought no assurance that ...

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