Followship (Honorable Mention, 1943)

By Captain G. V. Stewart, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1943
“I light my candle from their torches.” . . . Robert Burton. When the twelfth century was nearing its end, a kurultai in the city of Karakorum came to its ...

Wind Rules Again

By Lieutenant Commander William C. Chambliss, U. S. Naval Reserve
May 1943
When the late Robert Fulton successfully harnessed steam to the job of propelling ships through the water, it was generally assumed that mariners were freed from the tyranny of fickle ...

The Second Battle of Manila Bay

By Lieutenant Commander T. W. Davison, U. S. Navy
May 1943
This war has brought out two uses of the word “battle.” One has broad implications of time and space, as the Battle of the Atlantic, or the Battle of Russia. ...

Wanted: A New Naval Development Policy

By Lieutenant Franklin G. Percival, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1943
“What is the problem?”—Foch AFTER THE clear-cut victories scored in the Coral Sea, near Midway, and repeatedly off the Solomon Islands, any discussion of unsolved problems or needed improvements might ...

Macassar Merry-Go-Round

By Lieutenant William P. Mack, U. S. Navy
May 1943
I felt as though we had jumped on a merry-go-round, grabbed a handful of brass rings, and then had jumped off without paying for our ride. It was hard to ...

An American Way of Peace or War

By Charles A. Weil
May 1943
La Politique Des Etats Est Dans Leur Geographie.”Napoleon There have been so far few practical suggestions made as to the way in which the peace for ...

The Aero-Amphibious Phase of the Present War

By Captain Logan C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy
May 1943
THE PRIMITIVE form of warfare had a very simple pattern; readily comprehended in its entirety, by even the limited understanding of prehistoric man. When another human made a hostile gesture, ...

Labor Relations and the Navy

By Lieutenant John J. Collins, U. S. Naval Reserve
May 1943
“E Pluribus Unum” We expect all representatives of Navy Management to meet at all times representatives of labor on an all-out basis of open-mindedness, friendship, tolerance, and mutual good will. ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

May 1943
A Proposed Method of Selecting Candidates for the Naval Academy(See page 1679, December, 1942, Proceedings)Lieutenant Franklin G. Percival, U. S. Navy (Retired).Although Lieutenant Taussig’s plan should produce ...

Book Reviews

May 1943
AMERICA AT WAR.By Samuel Van Valkenburg (editor), Ellsworth Huntington, W. W. Atwood, Jr., W. Elmer Ekblaw, Clarence F. Jones, and Earl B. Shaw.New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1942. 284 pages. $2.50.Reviewed ...

Notes on International Affairs

May 1943
AMERICA AND THE WARConference Plans.—At the close of March the United States Government extended invitations to 38 countries, including all the United Nations, to send delegates to a conference ...

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