Naval Academy Athletics - 1845 to 1945

By Walter Aamold
April 1946
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 ...

Notes on Our Naval Future

By Commander Russell H. Smith, U. S. Navy
April 1946
"The Sea is an Endless and Timeless Highway." Introductory Now that a peace is upon us for which we are as yet unprepared, the momentous problem of the disposition ...

Professional Notes

April 1946
This html article is produced from an uncorrected text file through optical character recognition. Prior to 1940 articles all text has been corrected, but from 1940 to the present most ...

Notes on International Affairs

April 1946
FRICTION WITH RUSSIA Pressure on Iran.—The months of February and March were marked by increasing tension between the Soviet Republic and the western powers over Iran, over the broadening ...

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. McKnight, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1946
A false sense of military security may jeopardize the future well-being of the United States. It is the duty of every American citizen to keep this in mind and to ...


By Lieutenant (j.g.) A. D. Van Nostrand, U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1946
During the last four months of the Pacific war, over 300 Japanese ships, totaling more than 700,000 tons, were sunk or damaged by mines. This is more than half the ...

The Coast Guard in the Army

By Lieutenant (j.g.) E. R. Spencer, Jr., U. S. Coast Guard Reserve
April 1946
Doing a hitherto unheralded job of ferrying needed supplies to Army bases scattered on little-known atolls in the Southwest Pacific, where U. S. Coast Guard men and officers, who have ...

Rebuilding Guam's War-Torn Water System

By Lieutenant W. A. Lawrence (C.E.C.), U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1946
By utilizing battle-damaged reservoirs and water lines and by salvaging additional materials, from both pre-war American installations and captured Jap construction dumps, the 25th, 53rd, and 59th Naval Construction Battalions ...

Experiment in Mutual Understanding

By Lieutenant Commander H. E. Billingsley, U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1946
Mutual understanding among subordinates is a phrase appearing more often in the comments of analysts of the careers of high military leaders than it is as an active aim in ...

The CVL's Success Story

By Lieutenant Commander Ashley Halsey, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1946
It was a gloomy gray morning only a month and three days after Pearl Harbor. Three United States carriers, Wasp, Yorktown, and the brand-new Hornet, were hurrying ...

Naval Academy Museum - The First 100 Years

By Captain Harry A. Baldridge, U. S. Navy (Retired), Curator
April 1946
IMPORTANCE OF THE 1945 MUSEUM “Miss le hand has shown me your note, and I told her that I wanted to answer it myself. “As you know, I have been ...

Education and Training at the Naval Academy

By Professor Henry Francis Sturdy, Department of English, History, and Government, United States Naval Academy
April 1946
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 ...

A Hundred Years of the Naval Academy

By Louis H. Bolander, Associate Librarian, U. S. Naval Academy Library
April 1946
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 ...

The Naval Academy — Cathedral of the Navy

By Sarah Corbin Robert
April 1946
In commenting upon the newly enlarged Naval Academy Chapel in July, 1940, the United States Naval Institute Proceedings said that the improvements gave to the chapel a "spaciousness and grandeur ...

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
April 1946
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 ...

The Naval Academy Chapel- As Houskeeper

By Sarah Corbin Robert
April 1946
Housing problems are not new. When the Naval School moved in, one hundred years ago, to occupy Fort Severn, the “site so graciously surrendered by the War Department,” Commander Franklin ...

The Superintendents of the Naval Academy

By Associate Professor Richard S. West, Jr., U. S. Naval Academy
April 1946
Since responsibility for the successes and failures of the Naval Academy during its first century has rested on the shoulders of its thirty-two Superintendents, it may be said that the ...

The Naval Academy in Five Wars

By Louis H. Bolander
April 1946
The United States Naval Academy has furnished naval officers for service in five different wars in which our country has fought; the Mexican War, the Civil War, the War with ...

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