Proceedings Magazine - September 1948 Vol. 74/9/547

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A sequel to Bikini, little known to the public but well remembered in the U. S. Navy, was the operation of the Ammunition Disposal Unit in the...

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  • The Lesson of the ADU
    By Commander Frank I. Winant, Jr., U. S. Navy

    A sequel to Bikini, little known to the public but well remembered in the U. S. Navy, was the operation of the Ammunition Disposal Unit in the atoll of Kwajalein.

    When the Able...

  • The Abortive Duel on Hicacal Point
    By Commodore Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    THE ABORTIVE DUEL ON HICACAL POINT

    By COMMODORE DUDLEY W. KNOX, U. S. Navy (Retired)

  • Adventures in Futility
    By Captain J. M. Sheehan, U. S. Navy (Retired)

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  • "Pro Bono Medico"
    By Captain Christopher C. Shaw (MC) U. S. Navy

    A pleasant rapport between the physician and his patient is one of the intangible, yet very real, compensations of the medical profession. The champions of organized medicine claim that such a desirable understanding can be achieved only in...

  • The Graf Spee - Why a Suicide?
    By Lieutenant Commander K. H. Donavin, U. S. Naval Reserve (Retired)

    T...

  • Safety in the Skies (Navy's Transport Flying Record)
    By Commander Harold Bradley Say, U. S. Naval Reserve

    (Author’s Note.—Although the designation NATS will have vanished before this is printed, to prevent confusion it will be used in this article. Furthermore, the Navy, in training its future transport pilots, undoubtedly...

  • The Antipodes
    By Captain Charles W. Thomas, U. S. Coast Guard

    The U. S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Northwind labored heavily in a sixty-knot blow that whipped up the sea to mountainous proportions—a condition winch is the rule rather than the exception in the world’s roughest waters,...

  • Aircraft Reconnaissance in Tropical Storms
    By Chief Aerographer's Mate Charles R. Coates, U. S. Navy

    Will it be the surface ship or the airplane? The old question has never been fully settled; but in war and weather, close cooperation between the two pays the largest dividends. Aircraft will continue as the eyes of the fleet,...

  • In Defense of the Military
    By Lieutenant (J.G.), R. J. Lauer, U. S. Navy

    It has been a common practice since the war for magazines and newspapers about the country to print articles denouncing the Army and the Navy for their many offenses against the country and...

  • Richard Somers
    By Robert W. Daley

    RICHARD SOMERS

    By ROBERT W. DALY

  • Our Submarines' Victory in the Pacific (Pictorial)
  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    Akagi, Famous Japanese Carrier

    (See page 579, May 1948 Proceedings)

    Lieutenant Colonel R. D. Heinl, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps.—Mr. Walton L. Robinson’s article,...

  • Book Reviews

     

    REBEL RAIDER—Raphael Semmes’s Cruise in the C. S. S. Sumter. Edited by Lieutenant Commander Harpur Allen Gosnell, U. S. Naval Reserve. The University of North Carolina Press,...

  • Professional Notes

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