A Geopolitics for America (Prize Essay, 1944)

By Lieutenant William H. Hessler, U. S. Naval Reserve
March 1944
“It is later than you think.”In the period of World War II, men every­where have been fascinated by the no­tion of geopolitics, conceived as a scien­tific but shrewd set ...

California's Little Known Channel Islands

By Lieutenant Commander Stanley A. Wheeler, U. S. Naval Reserve
March 1944
Pictured on a chart of the coast of Southern California, the Channel Is­lands suggest deliberate formation rather than the geological phenomenon which sent ancient mountain tops piercing up through the ...

Foreign Languages at the Naval Academy

By Captain Harley Cope, U. S. Navy
March 1944
To further the liberal education of midshipmen and to provide the Naval service with officer transla­tors and interpreters,” is the prescribed mission of the Department of Foreign Lan­guages at the ...

The Netherlands Navy Fights On

By Walton L. Robinson
March 1944
At dawn of May 10, 1940, the German attack on Holland was loosed in all its fury. After live days of bitter fighting, the Dutch Army, terribly outnum­bered, had to ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

March 1944
Star Altitude and Azimuth Tables, or Tables of Computed Star Altitudes and AzimuthsBy Captain Radler de Aquino, Brazil­ian Navy.—It is curious to observe that the first sets of tables giving ...

Book Reviews

March 1944
One Hundred And Seventy-Five Battles, By Land, Sea And Air —From Marathon To The Marne And After. By Roger Shaw, edited by S. C. Vestal. Harris­burg: The Military Service Publishing ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy
March 1944
America and the WarPersian Gulf Pipe Line. In early Feb­ruary Secretary of the Interior Ickes an­nounced plans of the United States Govern­ment to build a 1 200-mile crude oil pipe ...

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