The United States Naval War College

Rear Admiral William S. Sims
September 1919
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 ...

Commence Destroying in War

Captain Lyman A. Cotten
September 1919
Motto: Easy methods; inconsiderable results The science of war as we know it to-day, like all other sciences, is the result of progressive development. As war implements changed by successive ...

"Unrestricted" Commerce Destroying

Captain Lyman A. Cotten
September 1919
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, ...

A Post Graduate Course in Exposition

H. C. Washburn
September 1919
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 Identification of Stars in Cloudy Weather

By Captain Armistead Rust, U.S. Navy
September 1919
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 ...

Fueling at Sea

Commander H. C. Dinger
September 1919
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 ...

Professional Notes

Prepared By Lieut. Commander Wallace L. Lind, U. S. Navy
September 1919
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 ...

Diplomatic Notes

Prepared By A. F. Westcott, Ph. D., Instructor, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1919
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 approval of the temporary appointment ...

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