Proceedings Magazine - August 1928 Vol. 54/8/306

Cover Story

Someone has said that novelty is a mental stimulant not tolerated by single cylinder minds; all exponents of new ideas in warfare can testify to the truth of this statement. Although twelve years...

Overlay

Highlights

Members Only

  • Some Naval Aspects of Chemical Warfare
    By Major General Amos A. Fries, U. S. Army, Chief of Chemical Warfare

    Someone has said that novelty is a mental stimulant not tolerated by single cylinder minds; all exponents of new ideas in warfare can testify to the truth of this statement. Although twelve years have passed since the first German gas attack at...

  • A Brief for the Submarine
    By Midshipman (now Ensign) Albert C. Burrows, U. S. Navy

    Editor’s Note: This article was adjudged the winner for 1928 of the gold watch presented by Dr. Henry van Dyke to the member of the graduating class who submits the best original article or theme on any naval or equally...

  • Scraps From Old Sea Bags
    By William E. Beard

    Recruiting Aboard the Old Jersey

  • The Squadron of Admiral Cervera
    By Lieutenant Harpur Allen Gosnell, U.S.N.R.

    An Account of the Insurmountable Handicaps Imposed Upon a Noble Body of Men

  • The Gloucester at Santiago
    By Commander L. J. Gulliver, U. S. Navy

    “After the torpedo boat—what?”—English newspaper, July 4, 1898.

    “The Gloucester of course.”—New York newspaper, July 5, 1898

  • Experimental High Frequency Radio Tests for Aircraft
    By Lieutenant W. H. Hoffman, U.S.N.R., and Lieutenant Commander F. H. Schnell, U.S.N.R (C. F. Burgess Laboratories, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin)

    Early in April, 1927, we decided to make a small practical radio receiver for use in an airplane. The idea was to make tests on short wave lengths to see just how badly the ignition would interfere without shielded ignition leads from the magneto...

  • Cylindrical Slide Rules for Aviators and Navigators
    By Captain Armistead Rust, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    Fig. 1 shows Rule I for computing the zenith distance for the “Marcq Saint-Hilaire” method, and consists of seven parts:

    ...

    1.

  • Characteristics and Uses of Aluminum Alloys
    By Lieutenant Commander Homer N. Wallin (CC), U. S. Navy and Mr. Floyd B. Olcott, Materials Engineer, Bureau C. & R., Navy Dept.

    Its Increasing Importance

  • Discussion

    Submarine Sizes

    (See page 1292, December, 1927, Proceedings)

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Commander F. W. Rockwell, U. S. Navy, Lieutenant Commander A. C. McFall, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    FROM JUNE 4 TO JULY 3

    ANTI-WAR TREATY SUBMITTED TO POWERS

  • Book Reviews

    BOOK DEPARTMENT

    Save money by placing your orders for all books, whether professional or not, with the Institute Book Department, which will supply any obtainable naval, professional or scientific book, and not...

  • Photographs

 
 

Conferences and Events

2016 Naval History Conference

Thu, 2016-09-08 - Fri, 2016-09-09

Join us for the 2016 Naval History Conference on 8 and 9 September at Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy. The Athena...

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Author Talk & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-08-28

Guest Speaker

Fri, 2016-09-09

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership