Proceedings Magazine - August 1918 Vol. 44/8/186

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Criticism of those in authority is an important part of the political system of a republic. The threat of public criticism is designed to keep our leaders in the straight path of integrity and...

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  • Criticism in Wartime
    By Lieutenant H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    Criticism of those in authority is an important part of the political system of a republic. The threat of public criticism is designed to keep our leaders in the straight path of integrity and efficiency. Errors or dishonesty on their part are...

  • Hints on Purchasing
    By Pay Director Frank T. Arms, U. S. Navy, Supply Officer, Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H.

    Saving half a million dollars for the government would be considered noteworthy under any conditions. Saving this sum, and at the same time obtaining production in quantities that could not be secured from any known source is more remarkable...

  • Letters on Naval Strategy: Based on the Naval Campaign of 1805 (Continued)
    By Lieutenant Holloway H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    FOURTH LETTER

     

    I. LORD BARHAM'S STRATEGY

     

    We have examined Napoleon's plan of action, the way in which its execution was begun by Ganteaume, Villeneuve...

  • The Search for Instrumental Means to Enable Navigators to Observe the Altitude of a Celestial Body When the Horizon Is Not Visible
    By G. W. Littlehales

    The necessity of seeing the horizon, in order to find the latitude and longitude of a ship at sea, has generally precluded the taking of observations of altitude at night when the number of celestial bodies shining in the firmament is the...

  • Leadership
    By Major C. A. Bach, U. S. A.

    *An address delivered to the graduating officers at Fort Sheridan.

    In a short time each of you men will control the lives of a certain number of other men. You will have in your charge loyal but untrained citizens, who look to you for...

  • Yiykaejr Gzqsywx
    By Wm. E. Beard

    *The title is written in the cipher of the Confederate Signal Corps; key-word, "Manchester Bluff."

  • The Navy and Filibustering in the Fifties (Continued)
    By Louis N. Feipel

    V. WALKER'S SURRENDER TO PAULDING IN 1857

     

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant W. B. Jupp, U. S. Navy
  • International Notes: Naval War Notes
    Lieutenant W. B. Jupp, U. S. Navy

     

    STRATEGY

     

    THE NAVAL SITUATION.—In conjunction with the German offensive by land, many believe that the Germans are ready to attempt a great naval offensive. However, there is no evidence that...

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

    FROM JUNE 18 TO JULY 20

     

    UNITED STATES

     

    PRESIDENT WILSON'S MOUNT VERNON SPEECH

     

    On July 4...

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