Proceedings Magazine - January 1944 Vol. 70/1/491

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From a hilltop on the Santa Barbara Rincon I look out into fog as impene­trable as that which contributed to the operational difficulties of the conduct of the war in Alaska during the last...

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  • One Way Is Through Alaska
    By Commander H. B. Hutchinson, U. S. Navy

    From a hilltop on the Santa Barbara Rincon I look out into fog as impene­trable as that which contributed to the operational difficulties of the conduct of the war in Alaska during the last two years. The sight of this gloomy stuff causes a...

  • Search for the Bodies
    By Captain Damon E. Cummings, U. S. Navy

    In a recent issue of Fortune appeared the statement that “Practically no modern weapon has been accepted except over the dead bodies of military men. As recently as 1939, for instance, an able, scholarly Navy research report found FM radio...

  • Celestial Landfall by a Single Position Line
    By Mary Tornich Janislawski

    In a recent issue of Fortune appeared the statement that “Practically no modern weapon has been accepted except over the dead bodies of military men. As recently as 1939, for instance, an able, scholarly Navy research report found FM radio...

  • The Case for the Open Bridge
    By Lieutenant Sheldon H. Kinney, U. S. Navy

    The destroyer escort vessel has caught the Navy’s eye. That eye is quick to detect the radical appearance of the bridge structure. Instead of the tradi­tional pilot-house flanked by wings that con­stitute destroyer bridges you...

  • Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act a New Supreme Court Interpretation
    By Lieutenant Robert E. Dowling, U. S. Naval Reserve

    A decision of profound importance to members of the armed forces has recently been handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Boone v. Lightner 63 S. Ct. 1223. This case relates to the right of a person in military...

  • The Tide at Annapolis
    By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

    The feature of the tide that makes the most marked impression is undoubt­edly that relating to the extent of rise and fall or range of tide. Ranges of 10 feet or more occur in various regions throughout the world; ranges of as much as 20 to...

  • Shore Patrol
    By Commander Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy

    The present war is replete with situa­tions requiring co-operative Army and Navy control, among them being disciplinary surveillance over military and naval personnel in common assemblage, par­ticularly in places of recreation. On Novem...

  • Estimating Time of L.A.N.
    By Lieutenant Commander Henry W. Dusinberre, U. S. Naval Reserve

    For those who prefer plotting to mathematical calculation, the ac­companying diagram will be of assistance in determining the time of Local Apparent Noon.

    The method consists of plotting one line representing the local zone time of the...

  • We Remembered the "Maine"
    By Ed (Guncotton) Murphy as Told to Sam M. Hawkins

    Sixty of us awed, green kid bluejackets from inland Chicago lined up on the wharf at Key West May 24, 1898, wearing the Navy’s wide, flat, blue pancake hats with jack-knives dangling from halyard strings around our necks under broad uni...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Navigating North of Sixty
    (See page 957, July, 1943, Proceedings)

  • Book Reviews

    Men in Motion. By Henry J. Taylor. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc. 1943. 308 pages. $3.00.

    Reviewed by Richard S. West, Jr., Associate Professor, U. S. Naval Academy

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

    Meetings of Allied Leaders

  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs & Illustrations

 
 

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