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May 1956 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

May 1956 Proceedings Magazine: United States Naval Institute

May 1956, Vol. No. 82, No. 5, Whole No. 639

Front Cover: USS Forrestal (CVA 59) The Naval Institute commissioned Mr. Fred J. Hoertz to make a paint- Cover Painting ing of the Forrestal especially that it might be reproduced as the cover picture of this number of the PROCEEDINGS. The Naval Institute has also arranged to reproduce six other paintings by Mr. Hoertz as PROCEEDINGS covers in the future.

Known for his paintings of modern merchantmen and warships, as well as those of historic ships of the past, Mr. Hoertz expressed particular pleasure in having an opportunity to see his work in the PROCEEDINGS. The Forrestal painting has also been used on the cover of the special reprint of the March pictorial section on new construction and conversions, which may be purchased by Naval Institute members at the nominal price of twenty-five cotrits a copy.

Contents


SPECIAL TRUST AND CONFIDENCE 463
By Lieutenant Colonel R. D. Heinl, Jr., U. S. Marine Corps
THE BIRTH OF THE FLAT-TOP 475
By Ernest Watson
A QUESTION OF ARTERIES 483
By Major Reginald Hargreaves, M.C.
INTERNATIONAL LAW IS No DEAD LETTER 491
By Rear Admiral Thomas H. Robbins, U. S. Navy
A WORLD WITH BULK CARGO AIRCRAFT 497
By Rear Admiral John D. Hayes, U. S. Navy (Retired)
AN OLD WEAPON FOR A NEW PROBLEM 504
By Lieutenant Raymond A. Komorowski, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant (J.G.) John W. Weiser, U. S. Navy
HITLER AND THE GERMAN OFFICER CORPS 509
By Vice Admiral Kurt Assmann, German Navy (Retired)
THE "HAMMERLOCK" MOOR 521
By Captain Howard R. Prince, U. S. Navy
JET AGE CARRIER (Pictorial) 529
By Lieutenant (J.G.) W. J. Aston, U. S. Navy
DISCUSSIONS, COMMENTS, NOTES 541
BOOK REVIEWS 547
PROFESSIONAL NOTES 553 A PAGE FROM THE OLD NAVY 569 SECRETARY'S NOTES 571 NAVAL HISTORICAL FOUNDATION 572
The opinions or assertions in the articles are the private ones of the writers, and are not to be
construed as official or reflecting the views of the Navy Department or the U. S. Naval Institute.
Published monthly by the United States Naval Institute. Entered as second-class matter at the post office at Menasha, Wis., April 4, 1922, and the post office at Annapolis, Md., April 22, 1925, under act of August 24, 1912. Acceptance for mailing at the special rate of postage provided for in section 1103, Act of October 3, 1917, authorized March 13, 1922.
Membership dues (including PROCEEDINGS), $3.00 a year.
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UNITED STATES
NAVAL INSTITUTE
PROCEEDINGS
For the advancement of professional, literary, and
scientific knowledge in the Navy
May 1956
United States Naval Institute
Editorial and Business Offices: Annapolis, Maryland
Copyright, © 1956, by U. S. Naval Institute

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