Proceedings Magazine - May 1944 Vol. 70/5/495

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You must know that, in time of war, ... it is lawful for the one party to intercept the assistance and succors sent to the other.... ”—Queen’ Elizabeth....


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  • The Role of the United States Navy in the Post-War World
    By Captain William D. Puleston, U. S. Navy (Retired)
    You must know that, in time of war, ... it is lawful for the one party to intercept the assistance and succors sent to the other.... ”—Queen’ Elizabeth.

    Already the...

  • Japanese Naval Strategy
    By Dr. Stefan T. Possony, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey

    Japanese thinking and particularly Japa­nese naval strategy have recently come into the limelight of attention. Two pioneering studies by Mr. Alexander Kiralfy have attempted-to outline the specific con­cepts and doctrines by which...

  • The Link Celestial Navigation Trainer
    By Lieutenant Douglas B. Whiting, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The crew of a patrol plane faced a sit­uation that many such crews had faced before and many would face again— they were lost at sea and their gas supply nearly exhausted. While the pilot flew the latest heading given him by the...

  • A Reserve Looks at the Navy
    By Lieutenant Dan O. Root, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The career of being a regular naval officer is a profession, just as truly as is the career of being a physician, a surgeon, an engineer, or an attorney. And the training necessary for being a successful me officer in the Navy is more rigid and...

  • The Beginning of Pearl Harbor
    By David Kanakeawe Richards

    July, 1909 to December 7, 1941


    It’s been two years since that fateful Sunday morning when war at last made the full circle of the world and...

  • Effect of Daylight Saving Time on the War Effort
    By Rear Admiral Felix Gygax, U. S. Navy
    Daylight saving time affects the interests and lives of individuals and communities in a number of ways. Popular reaction is largely dependent on in­dividual and local circumstances—the nature of one’s industry or occupation,...
  • A Field Decontamination Station
    By Major Robert D. Heinl, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps

    Since so much of the Navy now oper­ates ashore in advance bases, the con­ditions and location of which render necessary the most thoroughgoing measures of combat-security, many new situations lave arisen to puzzle officers and men who...

  • Industrial War Power
    By Commander J. C. Ten Eyck, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Victory in modern warfare will come most surely and quickly when domi­nance on the fields of combat in all the arms of triphibious warfare, land, air, and sea, has been achieved.

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Recruit to Man-O’-War’s Man
    (See page 1561, December, 1943, Proceedings)

  • Book Reviews

    The International Law of the Sea. By A. P. Higgins and C. J. Colombos. New York: Longmans, Green & Co., Inc. 1943. 647 pages. $12.50.

    Reviewed by Commander W. S. Mayer, Jr., U. S. Navy

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

    Secretary Hull on Foreign Policy.— In an address over the radio on April 9, Secretary of State Hull responded in some Measure to the very general call for a more concrete and definite application of the prin­ciples and ideals...

  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs & Illustrations


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