Proceedings Magazine - September 1944 Vol. 70/9/499


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  • Sea Power In Global War
    By Lieutenant William H. Hessler, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • Medical Pioneering In The Marshalls
    By Commander Anselm C. Ho/in, (M.C.), U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant Frank S. Ashburn, (M.G.), U. S. Navy

    The setting.—The military occupation of strategic atolls of the Marshall group provided the newspapers with headlines in the early months of 1944. Strategical lessons provided by the earlier campaigns in...

  • Technologic Warfare
    By Captain Wendell P. Roop, U. S. Navy


    War is the means of international coercion, the channel through which national wishes seek expres­sion when the means of accommodation have been exhausted. Regardless of its...

  • Night Raid On Vila
    By Foster Hailey

    A fter the great night surface battles of

    /A November, the heavier units of the -L A. Japanese fleet were withdrawn from the Solomons, those that were still floating, and the Japanese...

  • A Standard Naval Program Suitable For Small Maritime Nations
    By Captain Louis H. Roddis, (M.C.), U. S. Navy

    While it may seem a somewhat am­bitious idea to attempt to devise a standard naval program for a num­ber of countries differing so much in geo­graphical location, racial peculiarities, and...

  • The Beach Patrol and a Great Tradition
    By John W. McCain, Jr., B.M.1/c, U. S. Coast Guard Reserve

    Under the Act approved January 28, 1915, the Coast Guard is now a part of the Navy. Autonomous in its personnel, the Coast Guard is responsive to naval command in all defense operations in the current war. As a part of the Navy, our Coast Guard...

  • The Swedish Navy
    By Captain John A. Gade, U. S. Naval Reserve

    “Hard reality around us has made it clear to one and all that national defense is a question of life and death for a country.”—From a speech by Foreign Minister C. E. Gunther....

  • A Practical Approach To The Pacific Problem
    By Captain Burrell C. Allen, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    Whatever we may consider the rela­tive importance of the Atlantic and Pacific basins to our future peace and prosperity...

  • The Air Almanac Refraction Tables
    By Samuel Herrick
  • The Saga Of The Scharnhorst
    By Walton L. Robinson

    The day was October 3, 1936. The scene was Germany’s great Wilhelmshaven Navy Yard. The occasion was a not­able...

  • Book Reviews

    the WAR: FOURTH YEAR. By Edgar Mclnnis. With an Introduction by Vis­count Wavell. New York: Oxford Uni­versity Press. 1944. 409 pages. $2.50.

    Reviewed by Professor Allan Westcoxt

  • Notes on International Affairs


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