Proceedings Magazine - June 1948 Vol. 74/6/544

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Let us build strength today that tomorrow we may be free” ought to be the unceasing thought of every American. With that thought must go the...

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  • Leadership In The Navy and Industry
    By Captain Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy

    Let us build strength today that tomorrow we may be free” ought to be the unceasing thought of every American. With that thought must go the realization that a house divided cannot stand and that...

  • The U.S.S. Newcomb (DD-586) - Victim of the Kamikazes
    By Commander I. E. McMillian, U. S. Navy

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  • The South Atlantic - A Diplomatic Campaign
    By Fletcher Pratt

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  • Our Vanishing Petty Officers
    By Lieutenant (JG) G. P. Steele, II, U. S. Navy

    How many really competent petty officers do you have in your ship? I don’t mean competent technicians; I mean leaders who can take charge and get results without supervision. Your answer will probably be that there are disappoint­ingly...

  • Homer Clark Poundstone and the All-Big-Gun Ship
    By Midshipman D. R. Morris, U. S. Navy

    Homer Clark Poundstone was virtually a charter member of that little group of iconoclastic naval officers known as the "Insurgents." Under the leadership of William Sowden Sims they worked independently for the most part and attacked...

  • Military Lessons and Not Learned
    By Bertram Vogel

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  • Arlington National Cemetery
    By Major C. A. Phillips, U. S. Marine Corps

    Situated there in the wooded hills of Northern Virginia, across from Washington, D. C., is Arlington National Cemetery. Visitors often wonder what makes up the air of tranquility, so simple and yet sublime. Is it the pleasant setting—...

  • Early Amphibious Training Experiences
    By Captain James E. Hamilton, U. S. Navy

    Recent discussions of the development and successful trial of the Fleet Marine Force recalls a narrow segment of the travails which marked the early growth of the idea. My contribution to this subject is based...

  • History as a Guide to Naval Policy (Pictorial)
    By Loring W. Batten, III

    Since the 1930’s the United States has replaced Great Britain as the leading naval power of the world. This nation having achieved such a position, there remains the problem of maintaining first rank through a wise use of the strength...

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  • Book Reviews

    THE MARINE’S WAR. By Fletcher Pratt, New York, N. Y.: William Sloan Associates. 1948. 456 pages including indices. $5.00.

    Reviewed by Lieutenant Colonel R. D. Heinl, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps

  • Professional Notes

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