Proceedings Magazine - May 1948 Vol. 74/5/543

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The traditional pattern has been for this country to emerge from a war with a modern, well-equipped Navy of large proportions. In the case of World War II, it was the largest and most...

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  • War-making Must Be In the Hands of Those who Hate War
    By Commander M. A. Peel, Jr., (S.C.) U. S. Navy

    The traditional pattern has been for this country to emerge from a war with a modern, well-equipped Navy of large proportions. In the case of World War II, it was the largest and most powerful Navy the world has ever known—a Navy much...

  • Remembering the Maine (Pictorial)
    By Walter Scott Meriwether

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  • Pictorial - The Spanish-American War - April 24-August 12, 1898
  • The Navy and Universal Military Training
    By Captain James E. Hamilton, U. S. Navy

    The Navy’s post-war planning has run up against a partial stop. It is imposed by a limitation on dollars and by a lack of sufficient man power. The original plan was militarily sound but it...

  • The Prodigal Son
    By Captain Alan McCracken, U. S. Navy

    The old parable of the prodigal son states that he took a journey into a far country, wasted his substance in riotous living until he fell upon evil days, then returned to his home where his...

  • "Akagi," Famous Japanese Carrier
    By Walton L. Robinson

    Few warships of World War II had as brief but spectacular a career as did His Japanese Majesty's Ship Akagi, one of the largest and finest aircraft carriers in Nippon's once proud and formidable Imperial Navy (Teikoku Kaigun...

  • For the Fleet: A More Valuable Junior Officer
    By Lieutenant Commander H. B. Seim, U. S. Navy

    The young Ensign shore patrol officer had a worried look on his face as he watched a Chief and two seamen weave down the dock. Obviously they had been drinking and, as is often the case, they were arguing among themselves. Ensign Williams...

  • Pyramid of Power
    By Commander Anthony Talerico, Jr., U. S. Navy

    The Soviet Union has been called a riddle by the foreigner who cannot solve the situation of its unfamiliar language and the unfamiliar psychology and traditions of its collection of heterogeneous peoples. And...

  • Rear Admiral George Wallace Melville As A Man and Engineer-In-Chief of the Navy
    By George W. Grupp

    Rear Admiral George Wallace Melville, U. S, Navy, was more than an Arctic explorer and hero. He was a picturesque character and great naval engineer who held the office of Engineer-in-Chief of the...

  • Let's Take Off Our Shells
    By Commander Horace V. Bird, U. S. Navy

    Two young officers were talking in the wardroom of a destroyer. “I don’t get all of this talk,” said the first, “about budget cuts in the armed forces. It seems to me that the military experts should figure out...

  • A Very Unfortunate Affair
    By William Outerson

    Ensign Shivley was not altogether happy as he paced slowly backward and forward on the quarterdeck of the flagship. This was his first watch as Junior Officer of the Deck and although he had carefully reviewed the various procedures which this...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    China’s New Navy, American Built, Starts from Scratch

    Commander Louis J. Gulliver, U. S. Navy (Retired).—A navy for China, in replacement of General Chiang Kai-shek’s small and ineffective fleet that was scuttled or...

  • 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...

  • Professional Notes

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