The Navy Has a Heart

By Lieutenant Commander Beverley L. Britton, U. S. Naval Reserve
October 1948
Last September, in ancient Egypt's teeming Delta provinces, an outbreak of deadly cholera presented an ominous challenge to that nation's already overburdened Institute of Public Health. Public meeting places were ...

The Dark Side of Sanitation

By Rear Admiral Lucius W. Johnson, (MC), U. S. Navy (Retired)
October 1948
THE DARK SIDE OF SANITATION By REAR ADMIRAL LUCIUS W. JOHNSON, (MC) U. S. Navy (Retired) The opinions or assertions in this article are the private ones of the writer, ...

The Big Bear Wets His Paws

By Lieutenant Commander J. Burke Wilkinson, U. S. N. R. (Inactive)
October 1948
ONE day back in early 1944 an aging U. S. cruiser was submarine hunting in the South Atlantic. A friendly plane circled her, plumped into the drink nearby. Two couriers ...

Propaganda De Luxe

By Captain Alan McCracken, U. S. Navy
October 1948
The real difference between education and propaganda is generally accepted to be simply this: Education is what you want the other fellow to believe; propaganda is what he wants you ...

Sidelights on Mahan

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)
October 1948
In the middle eighties nearly all professional talk was about “The Influence of Sea Power upon History” by Captain A. T. Mahan. It had inspired the naval powers of Europe ...

Seventy-five Years of Progressive Naval Thinking

By Lieutenant Commander W. H. Russell, U. S. Naval Reserve (Inactive)
October 1948
SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE NAVAL THINKING (A Review of Some Outstanding Articles Published in the PROCEEDINGS) By LIEUTENANT COMMANDER W. H. RUSSELL U. S. Naval Reserve ( Inactive ) Every ...

The Navy and Civil Liberty

By Captain William B. Prendergast, U. S. Army Reserve
October 1948
THE NAVY AND CIVIL LIBERTY By CAPTAIN WILLIAM B. PRENDERGAST, U. S. Army Reserve American political theorists have little to say about the Navy. They treat it in parentheses and ...

Do You Vote?

By Lieutenant Howard A. Patrick
October 1948
DO YOU VOTE? By Lieutenant Howard A. Patrick, SDO, U.S. Navy With three major political conventions and several satellite caucuses having assembled, paraded, deliberated, nominated, and adjourned, we are again ...

Truk - South Sea Mystery Base

By Lieutenant Howard Patrick (SDO), U. S. Navy
October 1948
TRUK—SOUTH SEA MYSTERY BASE By BERTRAM VOGEL When two unescorted Marine PB4Y’s took off on 4 February 1944 on a daring 2,000-mile reconnaissance mission over Truk, United States military leaders ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

October 1948
Discussions, Comments, Notes “Homer Clark Poundstone and the All-Big-Gun Battleship” (See Page 707, June 1948 Proceedings) Rear Admiral Henry Williams, U.S. Navy (Retired).—Ensign Morris’s study of Commander Poundstone contains state­ments ...

Book Reviews

October 1948
MEN AGAINST FIRE. By Colonel S. L. A. Marshall. AUS. Washington: Infantry Journal, Inc.; New York: William Morrow & Company; and Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, Limited. 1947. 211 pages, 4 ...

Professional Notes

October 1948
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