Proceedings Magazine - November 1919 Vol. 45/11/201

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"Indoctrination makes effective co-ordination possible.

Effective co-ordination makes concentration possible.

Effective concentration combined with the spirit of...



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  • A Description of the Battle of Jutland
    Lieut. Commander Holloway H. Frost


    "Indoctrination makes effective co-ordination possible.

    Effective co-ordination makes concentration possible.

    Effective concentration combined with the spirit of

    the offensive makes victory probable....

  • The Freedom of the Seas
    Admiral Sir Reginald Custance

    When the secretary to the society did me the honor to suggest reading a paper on the Freedom of the Seas, I was reluctant to do so until it occurred to me that it might be useful to set forth its military aspect. The wishes of the society will...

  • Mining Operations in the War
    Lieut. Commander Norman Van der Veer

    From the very beginning of the war, Germany adopted a policy, and vigorously pursued a campaign of mine laying in the vicinity of the English coast; apparently she lost no opportunity of laying floating mines, where the water is too deep for...

  • The Study of Naval History
    Associate Professor H. J. Fenton

    Mahan says that the study of history is not theoretical but practical because it ends, not in speculation, but in action. If this be true of history in general, it must be peculiarly so of military history since the greater must always include...

  • The Economic Development of Guam
    Captain Roy C. Smith

    Periodically there appears in the pages of the Proceedings an article on the possibilities of Guam. One of the last, and a most interesting and valuable article, was by Paymaster K. C. McIntosh, U.S. Navy, under the title of "War Provisions...

  • Chart Study and Preparation
    Lieut. Commander R. R. Mann

    Officers spend much time in perfecting themselves in deep sea navigation where the ship is not endangered, but do not always acquire the maximum knowledge available before piloting into port where the danger really exists. Recent courts-martial...

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



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



    French Chambers Ratify Treaty.—Following the ratification of the Peace Treaty by the French Chamber of Deputies, the French Senate opened debate on the...

  • A Handy Guide To The Naval History Of The World War, 1914 To 1918, As Found In The United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Especially The Naval War Notes
    By Walter B. Norris, Associate Professor Of English, U. S. Naval Academy
  • Minutes Of The Annual Meeting, 1919
  • Review Of Books
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