Proceedings Magazine - February 1956 Vol. 82/2/636

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The exploits of midget assault craft in World War II provided what is perhaps the brightest chapter in the whole of Italy’s Naval Annals. This magnificent effort was devoted primarily to...

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  • The Italian Attack on the Alexandria Naval Base
    By Commander Luigi Durand de la Penne, Italian Navy as told to Captain Virgilio Spigai, Italian Navy

    The exploits of midget assault craft in World War II provided what is perhaps the brightest chapter in the whole of Italy’s Naval Annals. This magnificent effort was devoted primarily to attack by means of slow speed piloted torpedoes...

  • Grow the Green Grass Here
    By Lieutenant G. H. Gardner, Jr., U.S. Navy

    The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. A cliché, yes, but also one way of expressing the motivation behind the departure of alarming numbers of men from the Armed Forces.

  • Best Position to Be In
    By Wesley R. Harkins

    During World War II there were a number of the small Canadian St. Lawrence Canal and Great Lakes freighters pressed into emergency service on the Atlantic Ocean. The ships for the most part were engaged in carrying bauxite from the Guianas on the...

  • The Three Wars That Face Us
    By Commander Albert T. Church, Jr., U. S. Navy

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  • Mogmog Revisited
    By Lieutenant Commander J. C. Meredith, U. S. Navy

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  • The General Staff Of The German Army
    By Carey Brewer

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  • The Navy Of The Signal Corps
    By Commander C. Alphonso Smith, U. S. Naval Reserve

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  • "Hot Foot" - The Story Of A Ship
    By John Carroll Carrothers

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  • Three More Seats At The Table
    By Captain Stephen E. Jones, U. S. Naval Reserve

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  • It's Your Congress
    By John R. Blandford

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  • Italy's World War II Navy—Part II (Pictorial Section)
    Prepared by Commander E. H. Clark, Jr., U. S. Naval Reserve; Photographs by Courtesy of Lieutenant Aldo Fraccaroli, Italian Naval Reserve

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  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

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  • Book Reviews

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  • Professional Notes

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  • USS Virginia, Wheelhorse of the Fleet
    By Commander Neville T. Kirk, U.S. Naval Reserve

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