Proceedings Magazine - June 1943 Vol. 69/6/484


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  • Post-War Problems and the Navy
    By Commander H. H. Smith-Hutton, U. S. Navy

    “Be Prepared”

  • They Wanted to Rescue Napoleon
    By David Whittet Thomson

    Napoleon had been shut up at Longwood House for more than five years before Barry O’Meara,1 Tom Johnson, and another Englishman whose name has not been recorded hit upon the idea of engineering his escape from St. Helena by means...

  • The Norwegian Navy in Action
    By Walton L. Robinson

    EARLY ON THE morning of April 9, 1940, Germany attacked Norway. The invasion, launched with amazing speed and efficiency, caught the Norwegians almost completely by surprise, and within a few hours all of Norway's principal seaports had been...

  • Battle of Bali
    By Lieutenant William P. Mack, U. S. Navy

    Bali is the Mecca of every Asiatic tourist, certainly a “must” on the cruise itinerary of every naval officer. I passed by the Island of Bali twelve times, but never landed on it nor even saw it by daylight. I even fought a...

  • Women's Royal Naval Service
    By Hazel Hunkins Hallinan

    As American participation grows in every theater of the war, the call is for man power. That ultimately means woman power. The extent to which the woman power of America can be mobilized and utilized will determine to a large degree the number of...

  • Forgotten Island—An Episode of the Philippines
    By Lieutenant Commander Francis E. Cross, U. S. Naval Reserve (Retired)

    AFTER THE acquisition of the Philippine Islands by the United States, in 1899, the small island of Las Palmas, situated near the southeastern boundary of the archipelago, became almost forgotten by the Government at Manila for a period of 17...

  • The Microphone Is Yours
    By Fred Henry

    Today, probably more than ever before, naval officers are faced with radio broadcasting assignments. Officers from the battle area are interviewed and make speeches in bond selling drives and on behalf of the war effort. Recruiting officers...

  • The Sailing Ship Is Not Yet Extinct
    By Lieutenant John Lyman, U. S. Naval Reserve

    That there is still a place for the sailing ship in the midst of a mechanized civilization was emphasized again recently with the announcement that the Portuguese four-masted bark Foz Do Douro had been chartered by the Red Cross for two voyages...

  • The Task Before Us
    By Lieutenant Commander Richard C. Drum Hunt, Jr., U. S. Navy

    One morning recently, across the wardroom table, a usually undemonstrative classmate of mine put down his newspaper with an imprecation, to observe: “I see that the Japs are building themselves an empire!” The simple announcement...

  • Our Navy in the Pacific and the Far East Long Ago
    By Professor Charles Lee Lewis, U. S. Naval Academy

    Many people have the mistaken idea that our maritime and commercial interests in the Pacific and the Far East are of comparatively recent date. The Pacifists indeed not long since were inclined to regard us as late interlopers in this part of the...

  • Book Reviews

    German Psychological Warfare

    Edited by Ladislas Farago for the Committee of National Morale.

    New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons. 1-942. 302 pp. $3.00.

  • Notes on International Affairs


  • Professional Notes
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