Proceedings Magazine - December 1924 Vol. 50/12/262

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Editor's Note: This is the first of a series of articles to be published in the Naval Institute Proceedings on the subject, “Joint Army and Navy Operations.” The author frankly...


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  • Joint Army and Navy Operations, Part I
    By Captain W. S. Pye, U. S. Navy
    Editor's Note: This is the first of a series of articles to be published in the Naval Institute Proceedings on the subject, “Joint Army and Navy Operations.” The author frankly states that the ideas expressed herein are the...
  • Navy Day, 1924
    By Lieutenant Commander Sidney Ballou, U. S. N. R. F., Vice-President Navy League

    *Broadcasted over KPO, September 30, 1924.

    Two years ago the Navy League of the United States in­augurated the custom of the observance of Navy Day. It chose for that occasion the birthday of Theodore...

  • The Training of a Government Official
    By Rear Admiral David Potter (SC), U. S. Navy Paymaster General of the Navy

    *An address given at the University of Minnesota, July 13, 1923.

    ALEXANDER HAMILTON, in one of his Federalist pa­pers, says that government has been instituted because the _ passions of men will not conform to the dictates of...

  • Discipline in the Naval Service
    By Major E. W. Sturdevant, U. S. Marine Corps

    THERE is a proverb very frequently quoted in recent years, to the general effect that prevention is far more valuable than cure. Most articles dealing with discipline that now appear in the various service publications discuss, therefore, meth...

  • The Application of Motion Study to Naval Gunnery
    By Lieutenant John G. Cross, U. S. Navy

    THE WASHINGTON CONFERENCE for the limitation of naval armament resulted in the restriction of competitive building of certain types of ships and it placed a definite limit on the number of active personnel in the navies of the signatory powers....

  • Stephen Bleecker Luce
    By Carroll Storrs Alden, Professor, Department of English, U. S. Naval Academy


  • Navy Types of Heavier-Than-Air Craft
    By Lieutenant Commander E. E. Wilson, U. S. Navy
    A SEAGOING officer has no difficulty whatever in classify­ing surface craft and even in naming them at a distance. With aircraft, however, he finds himself in considerable difficulty due, first, to a lack of familiarity, and, secondly, to...
  • The Navy At The Battle Of New Orleans
    By Major Edwin N. McClellan, U. S. Marine °Corps



    Translated by Captain W. T. Hoadley, U. S. M. C.


  • Discussion

    The Selection of Man Power at Its Source

    (See page 1695, October, 1924 Proceedings)

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant Commander H. B. Hird, U. S. Navy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy


  • Book Reviews

    NARRATIVE OF THE BATTLE OF JUTLAND. Pub­lished by His Majesty’s Stationery Office. London. 1924. 121 pages. 5s. 6d.

    Reviewed by Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    It will be remembered that when Sir...


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