Proceedings Magazine - April 1943 Vol. 69/4/482

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“He that will not adopt new remedies must expect new evils.”Bacon




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  • The Impact of Aviation on Sea Power (Prize Essay, 1943)
    By Captain William D. Puleston, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    “He that will not adopt new remedies must expect new evils.”Bacon


  • The Navy Education System and the Education Officer
    By Captain William D. Puleston, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    One of the biggest behind-the-scenes battles that is and has been underway in Washington for many months is the battle to speedily obtain and train one million or more new men; to take the normal complement of our peace-time Navy and effectively...

  • Pioneer Party—Wake Island
    By Captain Ross A. Dierdorff, U. S. Navy


  • Our Greatest Resource
    By Lieutenant D. Lee Hamilton, U. S. Naval Reserve

    In these days when total war is hammering out the shape of the world to come, our vision is obscured by the swirl of battles. We find it difficult to see the broad significance of events and to appraise the full meaning of our own position in the...

  • Java Sea: A Memorable Naval Battle
    By James K. Eyre, Jr.

    The present global war, embracing a number of far-flung battlefronts, and involving millions of men in the field, has produced many notable events. By the very manner in which we were attacked, much of our most intense fighting has taken place in...

  • The Monitor in War Today
    By Lieutenant Hartley E. Howe, U. S. Naval Reserve

    “The trident of Neptune is the sceptre of the world.”


  • One of the Many Personal Adventures in the Solomons
    By Lieutenant J. J. Southerland, U. S. Navy

    Our attack on the Solomons began just before dawn on August 7. My squadron was assigned the tasks of strafing at Guadalcanal, patrolling over the carriers, and protecting the transports and screening vessels. My first flight, launched just before...

  • Navigation By Christian Science
    By Captain A. C. Stott, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The log of the U.S.S. ________ for Tuesday, April 13, 1909, contains the following record:

  • Censorship
    By Commander Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy

    As individuals, members of our fighting forces require certain well-established elements to keep their morale at a high pitch.

    The first is food. Man being an engine, he must have fuel to operate. Reduce the ration and you reduce fighting...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Overboard—Cocked Hat and Epaulets

    (See page 1100, August, 1942, Proceedings)

    Commander J. F. Meigs, U. S. Navy (Retired).—The Navy is now changing from the old-style uniform...

  • Book Reviews


    By Captain Melvin M. Johnson, Jr., and Charles T. Haven.

    New York: William Morrow and Co. 1942. 246 pages. $2.50.

  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy


  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs


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