Proceedings Magazine - February 1948 Vol. 74/2/540

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The American Merchant Marine has had a past, a glorious history, but so did the Dodo. What of the future? Probably all of the Dodoes saw a brilliant future for...



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  • The American Merchant Marine - It Had a Past; Has It A Future?
    By Captain E. B. Perry, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The American Merchant Marine has had a past, a glorious history, but so did the Dodo. What of the future? Probably all of the Dodoes saw a brilliant future for Dodoes, with Dodoes multiplying and spreading...

  • Seron Ten
    By Commodore W. R. Carter, U. S. Navy (Retired)
  • Tin Can Gold Rush
    By Lieutenant Commander Sheldon Kinney, U. S. Navy



  • Japan's Homeland Aerial Defense
    By Bertram Vogel

    During the early summer of 1928, Japan’s officials, keenly militaristic and critically aware of the road their country was shortly to take, staged a huge mock air raid against the city of Osaka....

  • The Navy's Stake In The Future
    By Major Guy Richards, U. S. Marine Corps Reserve

    Two unhappy years of peace have brought full shares of confusion to civilians, statesmen, and members of the military and naval professions. Perhaps more than any other years in history, they placed new uncertainties over the future of...

  • The Korean Expedition of 1871
    By K. Jack Bauer

    We read much about the current American intervention in Korea, but little has been written about our first intervention there seventy-six years ago. This interests us today not only as the first American intervention in Korea but also as...

  • The Legal Specialist
    By Lieutenant Howard A. Patrick (SDO), U. S. Navy

    Reformation the various branches of the military is a natural aftermath of a war of any duration. None is more drastic and progressive than that proposed for the naval judicial system. At the conclusion of...

  • The Influence of Weather, Combat Status and Overcrowding on the Incidence and Accidents Aboard Naval Vessels
    By Lieutenant (jg) Manuel Morales, H(S), U. S. Naval Reserve, and Lieutenant (jg) Eugenia Tarver H(W), U. S. Naval Reserve


  • Discussions, Comments and Notes


    Pathfinder of the Seas

    Lieutenant Commander G. Rawson, Royal Australian Navy.—The big ships are back on their seasonal North Atlantic tracks again. Right through the fall and winter Atlantic...

  • Book Reviews

    Book Reviews

    Members of the Institute, both regular and associate, may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per cent is allowed on books published by the...

  • Notes on International Affairs

    Aid for Europe Voted.—Congress on Dec. 15 completed passage of the measure authorizing emergency aid for Europe. The authorization granted the full $597,000,000 called for by the Administration, but...

  • Professional Notes

    To December 24, 1947

    United States......240

    No Air Force Academy—New Panama Canal—Supplies for Pacific Island Natives—Retain Bases in Japan—Fewer BB—Icebreakers—Navy Cuts Opposed—Various...

  • Photographs & Illustrations
  • The Marine Corps in 1948
    By General Alexander A. Vandegrift, U. S. Marine Corps

    As the Pacific war recedes into history, together with many of us who waged it, the time seems appropriate for an appraisal of the Marine Corps as it now stands. This appraisal, be it understood, is of the Marine Corps now, not of the Corps which...


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