Proceedings Magazine - January 1918 Vol. 44/1/179

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This article is part of a paper written in 1913 at the Naval War College. Newport, R. I., as a study of the qualities of military character, with special reference to our navy. It is not official...

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  • Military Character
    By Captain Reginald R. Belknap, U. S. Navy

    This article is part of a paper written in 1913 at the Naval War College. Newport, R. I., as a study of the qualities of military character, with special reference to our navy. It is not official in any sense, being only one officer's...

  • The War Cruises of H. M. S. "Karlsruhe": Extracts From My War-Diary
    By Lieutenant Aust; Free Translation by Lieutenant J.H. Klein, Jr., U.S. Navy

    INTRODUCTION

     

    An eventful period lay behind Commander Erich Köhler at the outbreak of the war—weeks of heavy work of responsibility, but rich in success and honor.

     

    On 21 January, 1914...

  • Lieutenant William Howard Allen, U. S. N. A.
    By Howard Russell Butler

    A SKETCH

    References: "A Retrospect of Forty Years," by William Allen Butler, and "Our Navy and the West Indian Pirates," by C. F. Goodrich.

  • Diagram for Graphical Correction to Be Applied to Ex-Meridian Altitudes
    By Commander E. B. Fenner, U. S. Navy

    The construction of the accompanying diagram is based on the geometrical principle that a perpendicular dropped from the rectangular vertex of a right triangle upon the hypothenuse is a mean proportional between the segments of the hypothenuse so...

  • Emergency Repairs to a Battleship
    By Lieutenant E. E. Wilson, U. S. Navy

    The details of the work involved in the substitution by the ship's force of the Arkansas, of an electric motor for the wrecked starboard main circulating pump, have been here assembled for the reason that, while they demonstrate...

  • Democracy in Retrospect
    By Lieutenant P. V. H. Weems

    The unprecedented state of international politics attracts our interest to the history of the human race, past and present. We look about us and find that this great country is united in purpose and opinion, perhaps as never before. Its citizens...

  • Arctic Duty with the Crocker Land Expedition (Continued)
    By Lieutenant Fitzhugh Green, U. S. Navy

    UPERNIVIK TO COPENHAGEN

     

    I was in a hole. I hate to get in a hole because my first thought—if I have time to think—always is that it is so foolish for a man to get into a hole, so exasperatingly...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant G. M. Ravenscroft, U. S. Navy
  • International Notes: Naval War Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant G. M. Ravenscroft, U. S. Navy

    STRATEGY

     

  • International Notes: Diplomatic Notes
    Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy

     

     

    FROM NOVEMBER 18 TO DECEMBER 18

     

    NATIONS AT WAR

     

    [Revised from U. S. Official Bulletin...

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