The American Blind Spot

By H. C. Washburn
January 1917
Motto: None are so blind as those who will not see. INTRODUCTION In the following article, a brief is held for the growing conviction among Americans that our military and ...

Ayesha (Continued)

By Lieutenant Hellmuth Von Mucke, I. G. N.
January 1917
AYESHA (Continued)By Lieutenant Hellmuth von Mucke, Imperial German NavyFree translation by Lieutenant J.H. Klein, Jr., U.S. Navy VI. Padang On the morning of November 23, we "cleared" ship. We were ...

The Training Of Recruits

By Lieutenant Ernest Durr, U. S. Navy
January 1917
THE TRAINING OF RECRUITSBy Lieutenant Ernest Durr, U.S. Navy Motto: "Good men with poor ships are better than poor men with good ships."—Mahan. Introductory Knowledge of many of the finer ...

Kapok

By Naval Constructor A. B. Court, U. S. Navy
January 1917
KAPOK By Naval Constructor A.B. Court, U.S. Navy The vegetable fiber commonly known as "kapok" has, during the past few years, come into very general use in the navy as ...

Discussion, Battleships

By Naval Constructor I. I. Yates, U. S. Navy
January 1917
DISCUSSIONBattleships(See Page 1413, Whole No. 165) Naval Constructor I.I. Yates, U.S. Navy.—The following discussion is offered on above mentioned reference, which I would like to see published to correct certain ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant R. S. Edwards, U. S. Navy
January 1917
PROFESSIONAL NOTES Prepared by Lieutenant R.S. Edwards, U.S. Navy AUSTRIA Vessels Building.—Nothing is known about the ships now building in Austria. FRANCE Vessels Building.—Nothing is known about the ships now ...

International Notes: Naval War Notes

Prepared By Lieutenant R. S. Edwards, U. S. Navy
January 1917
NAVAL WAR NOTESPrepared by Lieutenant R.S. Edwards, U.S. Navy BRITISH NAVAL STRATEGY AND THE POLICY OF THE ADMIRALTY The following discussion of the war policy of the Admiralty by Mr. ...

International Notes : Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1917
DIPLOMATIC NOTES Prepared by A.F. Westcott, Ph.D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy CENTRAL POWERS MOVE FOR PEACE Chancellor von Bethmann-Hollweg on December 12 read in the Reichstag a Note prepared ...

Review Of Books

January 1917
REVIEW OF BOOKS ON SUBJECTS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST "Stresses in Wire-Wrapped Guns and in Gun Carriages." By Lieutenant Colonel Colden L'H. Ruggles, U. S. Army. $3.00 net. (New York: John ...

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