The Price of Victory

By Captain Isaiah Olch, U. S. Navy
January 1948
God and the soldier, all men adore,In time of war, and nevermore;In time of peace, when all is righted,God is forgotten, and the soldier slighted.—(Etched by bayonet point on tombstone ...

Battle Stations Submerged

By Lieutenant Commander R. C. Benitez, U. S. Navy
January 1948
The tomb-like silence that reigned in the conning tower was suddenly shattered by a series of explosions. “Depth Charges! Depth Charges!” exclaimed one of the quartermasters.“Depth Charges, Hell,” said the ...

The Naval Academy and Naval Aviation

By Lieutenant Commander Frank M. Hertel, U. S. Navy
January 1948
In order to meet the ever advancing strides made in the various sciences which today form an integral part of each naval officer's education and professional knowledge, the Naval Academy, ...

The Navy Advances in Business Management

By Commander Lamar Lee, Jr., (S.C.) U. S. Navy
January 1948
If someone asked me the question, “What is the biggest contribution Reserve officers made to the Navy besides their part in actually winning World War II?” I would answer with, ...

Saga of a YMS

By Hobart Hughes
January 1948
The full history of the minesweepers in the past war would require a very large volume, if indeed it could be compressed into one book. This is merely the story ...

Soviet Seapower

By Lieutenant (jg) P. W. Rairden, Jr., U. S. Navy
January 1948
Did Stalin read Mahan?Or is Russia’s present maritime policy the outgrowth of Soviet experience added to long centuries of pre-Soviet history?In either case, the lessons taught by Mahan are still ...

When the Navy was Host to Hawaii's King

By Homer C. Votaw
January 1948
Back on the morning of November 29, 1874, the San Francisco waterfront bustled with expectancy. The Navy was bringing in a real king—the first one ever to visit the United ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

January 1948
Some Naval Missions Ashore (See page 830, July 1947 Proceedings) Officer Candidate Philip A. C. Chaplin, Royal Canadian Navy Reserve.—I have to raise an objection, more in sorrow than in ...

Book Reviews

January 1948
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 ...

Notes on International Affairs

January 1948
Aid for Europe.—To the special session of Congress which opened on Nov. 17 President Truman delivered a message calling primarily for emergency aid for Europe and concurrently for preventive measures ...

Professional Notes

January 1948
To November 23, 1947United States ......102Blandy says Navy not Obsolete—Seminole—Agate—Help for Greece—Air Warning Plan—Army on Shipping Mission—Survey Pacific Health—Study Warm Polar LakesGreat Britain......108Fleet Reductions Fleet Notes British Navy’s “Holloway Plan’’Other ...

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