Proceedings Magazine - August 1944 Vol. 70/8/498


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  • Pioneers Of The Pacific
    By Commander R. S. McIver, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • Laboratory for the Battleship
    By Walmer E. Strope
    . . . it is too late to prepare for war when the time of peace has passed.”—Theodore Roosevelt


    Upon the conclusion of the Spanish- American War of 1898, the United States of America,...

  • The Post-War Navy
    By W. I. Denny, CRT, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Today we have the largest Navy of our history. This Navy is not only large, it is powerful. One needs only to glance at the daily newspaper to determine that it is an effective Navy. What sort of officers and men are winning victories? They are...

  • Drinking Water from Sea Water
    By Lieutenant Commander W. V. Consolazio, U. S. Naval Reserve, Lieutenant N. Pace, U. S. Naval Reserve, and A. C. Ivy, Ph.D., M.D.

    Early in the winter of 1942 the Naval Medical Research Institute became interested in the problem of prolonging survival after shipwreck. At this time the Problem of procuring drinking water on life rafts was in a confused state. Several...

  • Yellow Is the Color
    By Commander Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy

    Somewhere in the blue above the clouds and high over a convoy zigzagging along the coast line, some Lightnings shot down a German “snooper.” The Convoy commodore knew that there were enemy planes in the vicinity but he had no...

  • Get the Most Out of Your Navy Yard
    By Lieutenant Commander J. Rix Carmichael, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve

    Today it is much simpler, though not necessarily easier, to get overhaul and repair work done in navy yards than it was during the more leisurely times of peace, but questions concerning how to get jobs done, who to see about jobs, the...

  • A PC Attacks
    By Morton Vicker, Seaman 1/c, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Submarine attack!

    The long black pennant streaming from the yardarm of the pitching, Plunging PC boat, a large submarine-chaser, shrieked this warning to the rest of the convoy. Battle stations were manned on the double. The hopes and...

  • Defenses Against Naval Discipline In War Time
    By Vice Admiral J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy

    In a previous issue of the Proceedings we discussed the methods and proce­dures of naval courts. This concerned only fhat phase of our discipline problem embod­...

  • Horizon Sights
    By Captain P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant (J.G.) P. H Willkie, U. S. Naval Reserve


    By CAPTAIN P. V. H. WEEMS, U. S. Navy {Retired), and LIEUTEN­ANT (J.G.) P. H. WILLKIE, U. S. Naval Reserve


  • The Greek Navy Fights On
    By Walton L. Robinson

    At dawn of October 28, 1940, Italy at- r\ tacked Greece. The Fascist aggres- ■f" ■*- sion followed a period of tense rela- jons which had begun on August 15 when ...

  • Book Reviews

    War as A SOCIAL INSTITUTION: THE HISTORIAN’S PERSPECTIVE. Edited for the American Historical As­sociation by Jesse D. Clarkson and Thomas C. Cochran. New York: Colum­bia University Press. 1941. 333 pages...

  • Notes on International Affairs

    Monetary Conference Problems.— though still in session when these Notes went to press, the United Nations Monetary 3-...

  • Professional Notes
  • Photographs & Illustrations


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