Proceedings Magazine - March 1948 Vol. 74/3/541

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"Say, Prof, what's this hot dope about the midshipmen strolling to and from classes at Annapolis?. . . What's happening at the old Navy school?"

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  • The Naval Academy as an Undergraduate College
    By Senior Professor Earl Wentworth Thomson, U. S. Naval Academy

    "Say, Prof, what's this hot dope about the midshipmen strolling to and from classes at Annapolis?. . . What's happening at the old Navy school?"

  • The Riddle of the West
    By Riley Sunderland

    The riddle of the West, more than any other, will plague future historians. How, why, did the nations of the West in a few years slide from seemingly unassailable security to the peril in which they stood...

  • Utility Uses for Airships
    By Lieutenant J. Gordon Vaeth, U. S. Naval Reserve (Inactive)

    Naval operations, regardless of their scope or extent, always require complementary services and missions of a utilitarian nature. During the war, utility services in great variety were routinely performed by U...

  • Amphibious Warfare: Naval Weapon of the Future
    By Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Cushman, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps

    The views expressed herein are the personal ones of the writer and do not reflect the views or opinions of the U. S. Marine Corps, the Marine Corps Schools, or the Navy Department in any official manner.

  • The Centennial of Pressure-Pattern Navigation
    By Lieutenant Commander John Lyman, U. S. Naval Reserve (Inactive)

    Just one hundred years ago the National Observatory (the forerunner of both the Naval Observatory and the Hydrographic Office) issued its first Track Charts for the North Atlantic. Prepared for the...

  • Factors in the Growth of the Reichsmarine (1919-1939)
    By William A. Wiedersheim, III

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  • Logical Thinking in Military Situations
    By Commander George H. Miller, U. S. Navy

    When we speak of estimating a situation we are talking about the everyday process of logical thinking. All of us size up many situations that arise in our daily lives. After we think them over and draw our...

  • Amphibious Mother Ship
    By Homer Bast

    When the first big amphibious operations in Europe were analyzed, one of the most obvious needs was a tender to specialize in replenishing the consumable supplies of small auxiliary vessels and landing ships and craft in the...

  • Yokosuka Naval Air Base and Japanese Naval Aviation
    By Sergeants C. Ray Stokes and Tad Darling, Marine Corps Correspondents
    What is presently known as the Marine Air Base at Yokosuka, Japan, was the birthplace of Japanese Naval Aviation and came into being as an air station in 1911 when an English seaplane was brought to what was then known as Oppama Naval Air Base...
  • Our Navy and South America's Greatest Earthquake
    By Homer C. Votaw

    This country can always be proud of the part our Navy played during South America’s worst earthquake, the extended one of August, 1868. For weeks our people were kept in suspense as various vessels brought in progressively more...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Chinese Money—A New Picture

    (See page 1369, November 1947 Proceedings)

    Lieutenant Leslie R. Heselton, U. S. Navy.—-I read with a great deal of interest Captain Ewald’s article “Chinese Money - A New...

  • Notes on International Affairs

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  • Book Reviews

    Book Reviews

    Book Department

    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...

  • Professional Notes

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