Proceedings Magazine - May 1925 Vol. 51/5/267


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  • History Repeats Or The Application Of Lessons Of History On A National Problem Of Today
    By Lieutenant Commander O. C. Badger, U. S. Navy
  • An Air Policy for the United States
    By Edward P. Warner, Professor of Aeronautical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    "Policy,” says a recent successor to Noah Webster, “is the system or measures adopted by the sovereign power of a country in the management of public affairs.” In the implication of the term in the popular mind, however,...

  • Service Since Graduation vs. Age in Grade Retirement
    By Commander J. S. McCain, U. S. N.

    Service Since Graduation Vs. Age In Grade Retirement

    Commander J. S. McCain, U.S.N.

    The estimates in this article relative to the class of 1907 are based on the following assumptions:

    First: That there will...

  • Limitations of Aircraft in Naval Warfare
    By Lieutenant Commander Sidney Ballou, U.S.N.R.F.
  • The Great Planetarium of the German Museum in Munich
    By Dr. Ing. W. Bauersfeld, Jena; (Translated by G. N. Saegmuller, Vice President, Bausch and Lomb Optical Company, Rochester, New York.)



  • Spalato, 1919
    By Lieutenant Commander Richard Stockton Field, U.S N.
    If the story of the American Navy at Spalato were written in the form of a play it would have the following cast:


    Rear Admiral Niblack

    Rear Admiral Andrews and

    Captain Boyd, of...

  • Naval Radio Progress
    By Lieutenant Harry F. Breckel, U.S.N.R.F.

    Those of the “old timers” who served with the fleet from 1915 until the end of the late war with Germany and became “past-masters” in the art of controlling the functions of the radio installations then in vogue would...

  • The Abuse of the Court of Inquiry
    By Lieutenant Commander T. L. Gatch, U. S. Navy

    “It is well if the court shall acquit thee;

    It were best hadst thou never been tried.”

    *I have referred to the Court of Inquiry only in this article; the Board of Investigation is analogous...

  • Discussion

    Blood Is Thicker than Water


    (See page 91, January, 1925, Proceedings)


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





  • Book Reviews

    THE MERCHANT NAVY. By Archibald Hurd. Longmans, Green and Company, New York. Vol. I, 1921, $7.50. Vol. II, 1924, $7.50.

    Reviewed by Rear Admiral Albert Cleaves, U. S. Navy, Ret.

    Many years ago a navy poet, deploring...


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