Naval Strategy

By Rear Admiral Frank H. Schofield, U. S. Navy
September 1924
I WISH to talk to you today about naval strategy. Before plunging too boldly into the subject, let us consider two or three related ideas. We frequently hear the phrase ...

The Proposal for a United Air Service

By Captain A. W. Johnson, U. S. Navy
September 1924
THE SUBJECT of a united air service or of a department of the air or of some other form of amalgamation of the present air services of the United States ...

Naval Intelligence

By Captain Luke McNamee, U. S. Navy
September 1924
*Lecture delivered on board U. S. S. Henderson, March 9, 1923. ALL INTELLIGENT human action is based on information. Whether we deal with our private business or with public affairs ...

The U. S. Naval Reserve Force

By Commander J. A. Schofield, U. S. N. R. F.
September 1924
WHY IT IS. WHAT IT IS. WHAT IT OUGHT TO BE There was a time not so very long ago, when there was no great difference between the man-of-war and ...

The Naval Officer in Diplomacy

By The Late Rear Admiral H. S. Knapp, U. S. Navy
September 1924
*A lecture delivered to the 1923 War College class. Thanks to Kipling the characterization of the seaman as "The Handy Man" has become permanent in literature. Whether or not Kipling ...

Danger of Disarming America

By Captain L. M. Overstreet, U. S. Navy
September 1924
From a Naval Officer’s Viewpoint AS A CONGREGATIONALIST, as well as a naval officer of many years’ service, I feel it not inappropriate to discuss with churchmen the great question ...

The Peace Time Services and Costs of the Navy

By Captain H. E. Yarnell, U. S. Navy
September 1924
*An address delivered before the West Virginia Manufacturers’ Asso­ciation at Huntington, W. Va., November 1, 1923 Mr. President and Gentlemen: Before beginning my remarks I desire to express to you ...

Conditions of the American Navy

By Lieutenant Commander Sidney Ballou, U. S. N. R. F.
September 1924
THE RECENT agitation over the Navy has left the average citizen in a state of bewilderment. He is not quite certain whether our fleet is the pride of the ocean ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Allan Westcott, Professor, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1924
FROM JUNE 23 TO JULY 23 LONDON CONFERENCE ON DAWES PLAN Interallied Conference in London.—An interallied conference met in London on July 16 to consider the plan of dealing with ...

Book Reviews

September 1924
SEA POWER IN ANCIENT HISTORY—The Story of the Navies of Classic Greece and Rome. By Arthur MacCartney Shepard, with a Foreword by Rear Admiral William A. Mof­fett, U. S. N. ...

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