The Lesson of the ADU

By Commander Frank I. Winant, Jr., U. S. Navy
September 1948
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 Abortive Duel on Hicacal Point

By Commodore Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1948
THE ABORTIVE DUEL ON HICACAL POINTBy COMMODORE DUDLEY W. KNOX, U. S. Navy (Retired)That affair of honor on Hicacal Point in July, 1898, just missed being notable as the 99th ...

Adventures in Futility

By Captain J. M. Sheehan, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1948
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"Pro Bono Medico"

By Captain Christopher C. Shaw (MC) U. S. Navy
September 1948
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 ...

The Graf Spee - Why a Suicide?

By Lieutenant Commander K. H. Donavin, U. S. Naval Reserve (Retired)
September 1948
This contribution does not attempt to answer the above question, but perhaps to shed some light on this interesting subject, by relating a few incidents which occurred before and after ...

Safety in the Skies (Navy's Transport Flying Record)

By Commander Harold Bradley Say, U. S. Naval Reserve
September 1948
(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 ...

The Antipodes

By Captain Charles W. Thomas, U. S. Coast Guard
September 1948
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 ...

Aircraft Reconnaissance in Tropical Storms

By Chief Aerographer's Mate Charles R. Coates, U. S. Navy
September 1948
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 ...

In Defense of the Military

By Lieutenant (J.G.), R. J. Lauer, U. S. Navy
September 1948
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 ...

Richard Somers

By Robert W. Daley
September 1948
RICHARD SOMERSBy ROBERT W. DALYAside from his famous duel when seconded by Decatur, and the glory of his mysterious death in the exploding Intrepid, very little attention had been paid ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

September 1948
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, “Akagi, Famous Japanese Carrier,” in the ...

Book Reviews

September 1948
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, Chapel Hill, N. ...

Professional Notes

September 1948
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