Proceedings Magazine - June 1925 Vol. 51/6/268


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  • Some Fundamentals of Sea Power
    By Captain Yates Stirling, Jr., U. S. Navy

    Motto: Prudens futuri


  • Length of Service Retirement vs. Age in Grade Retirement
    By Captain J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy

    Foreword.—One year ago the writer made a study of our promotion and retirement laws which was published in the April, 1924, issue of the Naval Institute Proceedings.


    The first conclusion reached was that: “It is...

  • The Line Personnel Situation at the Present Time
    By Captain R. C. Smith, U. S. Navy, Ret

    Having been on duty in connection with personnel measures during the past winter, I am presenting herewith a summary of the situation as it now exists.

  • Other Days in Kiang-Su
    By Captain Lyman A. Cotten, U. S. Navy

    Doubtless, the normally peaceful peasantry of Kiang-su think that evil days have fallen on their fair province, and well may they think so. The armies of China in revolt march and countermarch around them and spread terror amongst them, leaving a...

  • The U. S. Navy and the Japanese Earthquake
    By Lieutenant S. G. Lamb, U. S. Navy

    At noon on September 1, 1923, there occurred one of the most terrible cataclysms of history, the earthquake that destroyed Yokohama and a great part of Tokyo, killing thousands upon thousands of people and leaving more thousands injured,...

  • Joint Army and Navy Operations, Part VI
    By Captain W. S. Pye, U. S. Navy

    IN THE previous articles of this series our attention has been centered on the activities pertaining to what might be termed the preparatory phase of joint operations. In our discussion of this phase we have called attention to—

  • Corsairs
    By Dr. Ing. Wladimir V. Mendl, A.M.I.N.A.

    As is widely known, one of the great differences between war on land and on the seas lies in the fact that in the former the armed forces may obtain an advantage from the accidentation of the country, whereas the sea does not offer such...

  • Discussion

    The Rough Log

    By Captain Felix Riesenberg

    Editor’s Note: Through the courtesy of the Nautical Gazette, the following is reprinted from the issue...

  • 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


    AMERICA’S PACIFIC MANEUVERS.—By Captain Mizuno Hironori. Translated from the Chuo Koron (a Tokio monthly) for the Anglo-Japanese Weekly Chronicle of Kobe, February 19, and...

  • Book Reviews

    THE GERMAN SECRET SERVICE—By Colonel W. Nicolai, Chief of the German Intelligence Service during the War.* Published by Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., 8, Endsleigh Gardens, Upper Woburn Place, London, W. C. 1. German edition 1924. English...


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