Proceedings Magazine - July 1934 Vol. 60/7/377

Cover Story

With malice toward none; with charity for all

Editor’s Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-Essay Contest, 1934.

In a recent address,...


Open Content

The Loss of the Akron

In the setting sun of April 3, 1933, the U.S.S. Akron rose majestically into the sky as she had done more than 70 times before. Below the control...

Member Only Content

National Policies and Defense

With malice toward none; with charity for all

Editor’s Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-...

A Noise Annoys

When the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world they founded a glorious tradition. This occasion is further memorable...

An Inexpensive Handmade Sextant

Somewhere this very moment there may be a naval reserve instructor attempting to instruct a group of reservists in the construction and operation...

The German Naval Mutiny

After a 3-month course of theory and infantry drilling at the Naval Academy at Flensburg, Muerwick, followed by a 3-month term of practical naval...

Background of Coronel and Falklands

History tells us that on November 1, 1914, a British naval force under Admiral Cradock was crushingly defeated by a similar German force under...

Physical Prowess and Leadership

If the Farnese Hercules should come to life and step down from its pedestal into a made-to-measure naval officer's uniform (and perhaps have...

The Influence of Public Opinion upon War

Editor's Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-Essay Contest, 1934.

It is a condition, not a theory,...

Vanished Ships

From time to time in the history of our Navy one of its ships has vanished at sea without trace. Impenetrable mystery shrouds their disappearance...

A New Formula for Azimuth

The table of haversines has brought to the navigator the best practical means for solving, irrespective of troublesome algebraic signs, certain...

Ship-Model Building as a Naval Officer's Hobby

It is unlikely that the problem of finding new interests to absorb the increased leisure of a changing economic world will ever be a serious...


A Landsman’s Model of the U.S.S. Texas

(See page 1819, December, 1933, Proceedings, and also pages 974...

Notes on International Affairs

From May 3 to June 3

United States and Latin America

Book Reviews

INFANTRY IN BATTLE. Prepared by the Military History and Publication Section of the Infantry School. Washington: The...

Professional Notes


Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Tue, 2016-08-09

  You are cordially invited to Maritime Security Dialogue A discussion with General Robert B. Neller, USMC Commandant, U.S....

2016 Naval History Conference

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Meet the Authors & Book Signing

Fri, 2016-08-05

Guest Speaker

Mon, 2016-08-08

CDR Youssef H. Aboul-Enein, USN

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