Executing the National Policy

By Lieutenant Colonel Howard N. Kenyon, U. S. Marine Corps
August 1943
“Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide” Leadership must have conviction that its cause is justified. Conviction in the belief of the ever present need for ...

The Battle of the Java Sea

By Lieutenant Commander William P. Mack, U. S. Navy
August 1943
In December of 1941, Japan began her campaign of conquest in the Far East. Her eager armies moved through the Philippines, pausing only to trap and contain the American and ...

When Japan’s Relapse Began

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1943
“Knox,” said President Taft to his Secretary of State, Philander Knox, as they were leaving the golf links at Chevy Chase one Friday afternoon in August, 1912, “we must send ...

The Navy Waves the Rules

By Ensign Mary E. Heckathorn, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1943
Did Old Commodore Joe Fyffe live a hundred years before his time? It appears that he may have started something, when he wrote: U.S.S. Monocacy, 3RD RATE, WUSUNG, CHINA. (1875) ...

A Department of War

By Admiral H. E. Yarnell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1943
When the war ends, one of the major domestic problems will be the demobilization of the great military forces and the disposition of the vast amounts of armament—ships, guns, tanks, ...

Time of Sunrise and Sunset

By Lieutenant Commander Henry W. Dusinberre, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1943
For those who prefer plotting to mathematical calculation, the times of sunrise and sunset may be estimated readily by drawing lines across the chart representing, for various times, the points ...

Book Reviews

August 1943
FROM PERRY TO PEARL HARBOR. By Edwin A. Falk. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. 1943. 362 pages. $3.00. Reviewed by Commander L. J. Gulliver, U. S. Navy (Retired) ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy
August 1943
UNITED STATES AND THE WAR Changed Views in Policy.—In his noteworthy new book on U. S. Foreign Policy: Shield of the Republic, Mr. Walter Lippmann frankly admits the mistaken view ...

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