Proceedings Magazine - September 1919 Vol. 45/9/199

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Let us at the reopening of the college course begin by making sure that we have a clear understanding of why we are here, and particularly a clear understanding of the nature of the Naval War...

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  • The United States Naval War College
    Rear Admiral William S. Sims

    Let us at the reopening of the college course begin by making sure that we have a clear understanding of why we are here, and particularly a clear understanding of the nature of the Naval War College and its functions.

     

    It is...

  • Commence Destroying in War
    Captain Lyman A. Cotten

    Motto: Easy methods; inconsiderable results

     

  • "Unrestricted" Commerce Destroying
    Captain Lyman A. Cotten

    That it was highly precarious to discuss war-history in the making was clearly understood when the foregoing essay on Commerce Destroying in War was written in the autumn of 1916, and it was so stated therein. This was emphasized a few months...

  • Design and Construction of the NC Flying Boats
    Commander G. C. Westervelt

    In June, 19 17, two months after the entry of the United States into the World War, no definite air policy or program had been adopted by this country. This condition was due to the lack of any conclusive information regarding the work of the...

  • A Post Graduate Course in Exposition
    H. C. Washburn

    Introduction

     

    In 1916, at the request of the Secretary of the Navy, the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education appointed a committee to inspect the Post Graduate School of the Naval...

  • The Identification of Stars in Cloudy Weather
    By Captain Armistead Rust, U.S. Navy

    I. An unknown star may be readily identified by means of the Star Identification Tables (H. O. Publication No. 127) when its altitude and azimuth have been observed. In cloudy weather, however, at night, when there is much motion on the ship and...

  • Fueling at Sea
    Commander H. C. Dinger

    In time of war the question of fuel supply for patrol, convoy, and scouting vessels, and for all men of war operating on extensive overseas operations becomes most important. It is unhandy, dangerous, and sometimes impossible to go to a port to...

  • 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

    TREATY RATIFICATION DELAYED

     

    No Appointment on Reparation Commission.—On July 18, President Wilson wrote to Senator Lodge, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, requesting...


 
 

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