Proceedings Magazine - August 1919 Vol. 45/8/198

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There is an ancient Chinese proverb, born out of countless ages of human experience, which says "Though all the world be at peace, if the art of war be forgot there is peril." To-day the...



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  • Our Post-War Mission
    Captain D. W. Knox

    There is an ancient Chinese proverb, born out of countless ages of human experience, which says "Though all the world be at peace, if the art of war be forgot there is peril." To-day the example of China, herself, is a striking...

  • Letters on Staff Duty
    Lieut. Commander Holloway H. Frost


    1. No commander can be successful whose time is occupied with administrative details.

    2. Proper delegation of initiative to subordinates is the secret of successful command. E. A. Anderson.


  • An Easy Method of Getting the Greenwhich Mean Time
    Lieut. Comdr. Franklin Van Valkenburgh

    Graphical methods of obtaining data for so many engineering problems are in use and have proven so satisfactory that one is impelled to wonder why an exact science like navigation does not find use for more such methods. The solution of sights of...

  • The Navy's First Airships
    Commander J. C. Hunsaker

    During the summer of 1916, German submarine activities made it very, clear that the pre-war methods of coping with such craft were astonishingly ineffective. It did not then appear that the United States would become involved in the war, but the...

  • The Opposition to Sane Sport in American Colleges
    Frank Angell

    In a fete number of the Naval Institute Proceedings ' Medical Inspector Taylor, U.S.N., has drawn up a vigorous indictment of the system of sport carried on, or suffered, in most American universities, and that no one may, from the start,...

  • Trajectories and Their Corrections
    By Lieut. Commander A. G. Kirk, U.S. Navy

    In the Naval Institute issue for January, 1919, whole No. 191, is published an article by Captain E. F. Eggert, Construction Corps, U. S. Navy, descriptive of a method of computing trajectories by mechanical integration. The method is essentially...

  • The Electric Plant of the Battleship Tennessee
    Ensign R. L. Weber

    Purpose.—It is intended to describe the electric plant of a battleship and, because of the fact that it embodies the highest developments to date and marks another step in the adoption of electric propelling machinery, the particular plant...

  • Discussion

    The Torpedoplane


    (SEE PAGE 743, WHOLE No. 195)


  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieut. Commander Wallace L. Lind, U. S. Navy

    This complete issue of Proceedings is provided for your use in its original format only at this time.  The editorial team is currently reviewing the text version for possible errors introduced during the OCR phase of our...

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



    German Assembly Votes to Sign Treaty.—On Sunday, June 22, the German National Assembly voted 237 to 138 to sign the Peace Treaty, but without accepting the...

  • The Roosevelt Memorial
    By Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, U. S. Navy


    By Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske, U.S. Navy


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