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Cruise Books of the United States Navy in World War II
A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 2


Officer Training

Naval Pre-Flight School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Presenting the Activities of the United States Naval Flight Preparatory School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cover: U.S. Naval Flight Preparatory School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Anon. Philadelphia: Hollander & Feldman Studios, 1943. 16 leaves, blue softcover with view of trainees at college and black and white printing, 27.8 x 21.5 cm, photos, ports. NDL.

Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, New York, New York

Pass in Review. Anon. New York: Robert W. Kelly Publishing Co., December 1945. 157 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 27.7 x 21 cm, photos, ports. NDL.

The Side Boy. Anon. First Class United States Reserve Midshipmen's School, USS Illinois, publisher. N.p., 1940. 83 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, 27.6 x 20.2 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Side Boy. Cover (spine): Side Boy Oct. '42. R. C. Lewis, ed. Eighth Class United States Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, publisher. New York: Robert W. Kelly Publishing Corp, 1942. 148 pp. including advertising section, embossed blue hardcover, 27.5 x 20.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. No known copy location.

24th Class Administration Activities Midshipmen, United States Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, New York. Cover (spine): Side Boy July 1945. Robert W. Sedwick, ed. New York: Robert W. Kelly Publishing Corp., 1945. 223 pp. including advertising section, embossed blue hardcover with gold and silver shield on front and gold printing on spine, 27.3 x 20.4 cm, photos, ports., roster. No known copy location.

Pass In Review. Anon. New York: Robert W. Kelly Publishing Corp., December 1945. 157 pp. embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 27.7 x 21 cm, photos, ports., NDL. With souvenir books published by four classes out of at least 25 classes, it is highly probable that souvenir books exist for other classes as well.

Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, Northwestern University

Abbott Hall U.S.N.R.: The Record of the United States Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, Abbott Hall, Northwestern University, September 1940-August 1945. Cover: Abbott Hall, USNR, 1940-1945. Anon. Chicago: Abbott Hall Publications Committee, 1945. 172 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing, 24.5 x 17.2 cm, photos, ports. Dornbusch 1950: 1065. NDL.

Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, Notre Dame, Indiana

The Capstan: Midshipmen's School, U.S. Naval Reserve, Notre Dame, Indiana. Cover: Capstan. Anon. N.p., May 1943. 216 pp. plus advertising section, embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and capstan, 28 x 22 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Capstan: U.S. Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, Notre Dame, Indiana, September 1943. Cover: Capstan. Richard C. Prosch, ed. South Bend: Peerless Press, September 1943. 229 pp. plus advertising section, embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and capstan decoration, 28 x 22 cm, photos, ports., roster. Private collection.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, Duke University

The Dolphin, 1945-1946. William J. Farren, ed. N.p., 1946. 96 pp., embossed blue hardcover with white emblem, 28.6 x 22.2 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, V-12 and V-5, Marquette University

Porthole, June 1946: Presented by Marquette Naval Unit NROTC V-12, V-5. Anon. N.p., June 1946. 96 pp., embossed blue hardcover with green printing, 29 x 22.6 cm, photos, ports. NDL.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, Northwestern University

The Purple Salvo, February 1946. Anon. 19th Graduating Class of NROTC, Northwestern University, publisher. Evanston, Ill.: 1946. 68 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, 27.5 x 20.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Gopher Log: United States Navy, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis. Cover: Gopher Log USN. P. F. Koenigsberger, ed. N.p., 1943. 27 leaves plus advertising section, blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, 28.5 x 22.2 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Gopher Log: United States Navy, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis. John F. Dablow, ed. N.p., 1944. 53 leaves plus advertising section, embossed blue hardcover with emblem, 28.8 x 22.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

The 1945 Gopher Log, 1945: Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, University of Minnesota at Minneapolis. Cover: The Gopher Log, 1945. Neil Ball, ed. N.p., Lund Press, 1945. 63 leaves plus 12 leaves of advertisements, embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and gold and silver shield, 28.7 x 22.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. Private collection.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

The Drydock. Cover: The Drydock, June 1946. J. Richard Primm, ed. USNROTC University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, publisher. N.p., June 1946. 46 leaves plus advertising section, embossed black hardcover with gold printing, 22.5 x 20.2 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, University of North Carolina

The Catapult: Annual Edition, March 1944, Vol. 4, No. 4. Cover: NROTC Catapult 1944. F. G. Walt, ed. N.p., 1944. 72 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 27.5 x 20.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

United States Navy and the University of North Carolina Present the Catapult, The Senior Edition, February 1945--Vol. 5, No. 5. Cover: Catapult 1945, NROTC. Albert Jacobson, ed. N.p., 59 leaves plus advertising section, embossed black hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 27.5 x 20.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps and V-12 Unit, Harvard University

Navy R.O.T.C. and V-12 Unit, Harvard University, U.S. Naval Training Schools (cover). Anon. Baton Rouge: Army & Navy Publishing Co., [1945?]. 68 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 30.9 x 23.3 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

Naval Training School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

United States Naval Training School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 15-September 8, 1942. Cover: United States Naval Training School. Anon. N.p., 1942. 78 pp., blue softcover with gold printing, 27.8 x 21.7 cm, ports., roster. NDL.

Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Presenting the Activities of the United States Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1942þ1943. Cover: U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Anon. Philadelphia: Merin Baliban Studios, 1943. 18 leaves, brown and white softcover with white printing and view of scout plane in clouds, 26.8 x 19.8 cm, photos, ports. PNAM.

Navy Pre-Flight School, St. Mary's College, California

The History of U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, St. Mary's, California. Anon. Berkeley: Lederer Street & Zeus Co., [1946?]. 216 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing and decoration, 22.9 x 30.5 cm, photos, ports. NDL.

Navy Pre-Flight School, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Cadet Life at United States Navy Pre-Flight School at Athens, Georgia. Second edition. Cover: U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, Athens, Georgia: Tomorrow We Fly. Anon. Philadelphia: Merin-Baliban Studios, [1944?]. 18 leaves, multicolor paper cover showing planes on carrier deck, 26.6 x 19.6 cm, photos, ports. PNAM, SCM.

Navy V-12 Program, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey

The Nineteen Forty-four Link. Cover: The Nineteen Forty-four Link: Stevens Institute of Technology. Donald R. Yennie, et al., eds. Junior Class, Stevens Institute of Technology, publisher. N.p., 1944. 176 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold printing and emblem, 31.2 x 23.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL.

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland

Lucky Bag: The Annual of the Regiment of Midshipmen. Cover: The Lucky Bag, Nineteen Forty. William D. Lanier, Jr., ed. N.p.: Baker Jones and Hausauer, 1940. 562 pp., gray hardcover with picture of academy grounds and buildings in gray and green, 30.5 x 22.9 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, USNA.

The Lucky Bag of the Class of 1941. Cover: Lucky Bag Annapolis. John Landreth, ed. N.p.: Edwards and Broughton Co., 1941. 416 pp., royal blue hardcover with sailboat and seagull in white, 35.6 x 27.9 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, USNA.

The 1942 Lucky Bag: The Annual of the Regiment of Midshipmen. Cover: The Lucky Bag 1942. Richard W. Arey, ed. N.p.: Baker Jones and Hausauer, 1942. 519 pp., beige hardcover with black printing and photo of ship in black and white, 30.5 x 22.9 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, USNA.

Lucky Bag 1943: The Day by Day Story of the Regiment of Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Cover: Lucky Bag. Anon. Raleigh: Edwards and Broughton Co., 1943. 446 pp., blue hardcover with embossed red printing, 36.6 x 28.8 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, USNA.

The 1944 Lucky Bag: The Annual of the Regiment. Cover: The 1944 Lucky Bag. George Downes Prestwich, ed. N.p.: Leo Hart Co., 1944. 516 pp., blue hardcover with gold printing and gold sea goddess, 35.6 x 27.9 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, USNA.

Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Five Lucky Bag: Centennial Edition. Cover: U.S. Naval Academy Seal with 1845-1945. Thomas Weir Johnston ed. 1945 class of the Regiment of Midshipmen of USNA, publisher. N.p.: Leo Hart Co., 1945. 608 pp., embossed wine hardcover with gold numbers and Naval Academy Seal, 36.3 x 29.5 cm, photos, ports., roster. PNAM, USNA.

The 1946 Lucky Bag: The Yearbook of the Regiment of Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy. Cover: 1946 Lucky Bag. Donald Grote, ed. The Regiment of Midshipmen, USNA, publisher. N.p.: Thomsen-Ellis-Hutton Co., 1946. 599 pp., embossed blue hardcover with gold eagle, 36.3 x 28.9 cm, photos, ports., roster. NDL, USNA.