One Way Is Through Alaska

By Commander H. B. Hutchinson, U. S. Navy
January 1944
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 ...

Search for the Bodies

By Captain Damon E. Cummings, U. S. Navy
January 1944
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 ...

The Case for the Open Bridge

By Lieutenant Sheldon H. Kinney, U. S. Navy
January 1944
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 ...

The Tide at Annapolis

By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
January 1944
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 ...

Shore Patrol

By Commander Frederick J. Nelson, U. S. Navy
January 1944
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 ...

Estimating Time of L.A.N.

By Lieutenant Commander Henry W. Dusinberre, U. S. Naval Reserve
January 1944
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 ...

We Remembered the "Maine"

By Ed (Guncotton) Murphy as Told to Sam M. Hawkins
January 1944
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 ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

January 1944
Navigating North of Sixty(See page 957, July, 1943, Proceedings)E. B. Collins, Nautical Expert.— Commander J. C. Lester has supplied some very useful and interesting information in those couple of pages ...

Book Reviews

January 1944
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 AcademyIn ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy
January 1944
Meetings of Allied LeadersCairo Conference.—At their conference in Cairo, extending from November 22 to 26, President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and President Chiang Kai-shek met for the primary purpose of ...

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