Proceedings Magazine - April 1946 Vol. 72/4/518

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Some of the first midshipmen to enter the Naval Academy for its opening exercises a hundred years ago rode to Annapolis behind iron engines of midget design that alternately snorted and coasted...

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    By Walter Aamold

    Some of the first midshipmen to enter the Naval Academy for its opening exercises a hundred years ago rode to Annapolis behind iron engines of midget design that alternately snorted and coasted over the gently rolling countryside. Although the...

  • The Establishment of the Naval School at Annapolis
    By Henry Francis Sturdy

    One of the basic defects of the Navy, before the year 1845, was the absence of any effectively organized system of education for the young men who had entered the Navy to become officers. What education these candidates for commissions, who were...

  • The Selection and Procurement of Better Candidate Material for the Naval Academy
    By Captain Walter C. Ford, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant Commander J. Buroughs Stokes, U. S. Naval Reserve

    Standing on the threshold of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Naval Academy we see that there is one prob­lem today which also existed in 1845; namely, how to select and procure for the Naval...

  • The Naval Academy in Five Wars
    By Louis H. Bolander

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  • Extracurricula - Midshipmen Organizations and Activities
    By Sarah Corbin Robert

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  • The U. S. Naval Academy and Annapolis during the Civil War 1861-1865
    By P. H. Magruder, Former Secretary, U. S. Naval Academy

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  • The Naval Academy Cemetery on "Strawberry Hill."
    By Ruby R. Duval

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  • The Superintendents of the Naval Academy
    By Associate Professor Richard S. West, Jr., U. S. Naval Academy

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  • The Naval Academy Chapel- Cathedral of the Navy
    By Sarah Corbin Robert

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  • Graduates of the U. S. Naval Academy
    By Lieutenant William E. Wilson, U. S. Naval Reserve, Department of English, History, and Government, U. S. Naval Academy

    Since the establishment of the U. S. Naval Academy in 1845, the names of its graduates have become an integral part of the history of the United States. No school text in American history would be complete without inclusion of Admiral Dewey's...

  • The Naval Academy as Housekeeper
    By Sarah Corbin Robert

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  • Graduation Exercises at the Naval Academy 1854-1914
    By Lieutenant C. T. Houpt, U. S. Naval Reserve

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  • The Perpetuation of History and Tradition at the Century-Old U. S. Naval Academy
    By Ruby R. Duval

    On October 10, 1845, the United States Naval Academy was formally opened at the historic city of Annapolis on the south shore of the Severn River, not far distant from the seat of Government in Washington. The School, as the Academy was then...

  • A Hundred Years of the Naval Academy
    By Louis H. Bolander, Associate Librarian, U. S. Naval Academy Library

    The Naval Academy on October 10, 1945, celebrated the hundredth year of its existence. Due to wartime conditions the ceremonies were simple but dignified and fitting for the occasion. On May 3, President Truman approved a Congressional resolution...

  • Education and Training at the Naval Academy
    By Professor Henry Francis Sturdy, Department of English, History, and Government, United States Naval Academy

    The instruction at the United States Naval Academy is of two distinct kinds. The first consists of the purely professional subjects relating solely to the naval profession. Seamanship, navigation, marine engineering, naval ordnance, naval gunnery...

  • Naval Academy Museum - The First 100 Years
    By Captain Harry A. Baldridge, U. S. Navy (Retired), Curator

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  • Notes on Our Naval Future
    By Commander Russell H. Smith, U. S. Navy
  • The Administration of the Former Japanese Mandated Islands
    By Lieutenant Commander T. 0. Clark, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • The Rehabilitation Needs of the Returning Veteran
    By Dr. Arthur L. Benton
  • The CVL's Success Story
    By Lieutenant Commander Ashley Halsey, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve
  • Experiment in Mutual Understanding
    By Lieutenant Commander H. E. Billingsley, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • The Sea Campaign from Australia to the Philippines
    By James K. Eyre, Jr.
  • Rebuilding Guam's War-Torn Water System
    By Lieutenant W. A. Lawrence (C.E.C.), U. S. Naval Reserve
  • The Coast Guard in the Army
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) E. R. Spencer, Jr., U. S. Coast Guard Reserve
  • Minesweeping
    By Lieutenant (j.g.) A. D. Van Nostrand, U. S. Naval Reserve
  • Shall We Harken unto Fables?
    "By Vice Admiral Alexander Sharp, U. S. Navy, Lieutenant James E Palmer, Jr., U. S. Coast Guard Reserve, and Lieutenant Robert S. Mc- Knight, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve"
  • Discussions, Comments and Notes
  • Book Reviews
  • Notes on International Affairs

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  • Professional Notes

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