Proceedings Magazine - May 1926 Vol. 52/5/279

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“Eyes to See With and Ears to Hear With”

Editor's Note: Submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1926. Although not awarded the prize or honorable...



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  • Military Communications
    By Lieutenant Commander B. Saunders Bullard, (CC), U. S. Navy

    “Eyes to See With and Ears to Hear With”

    Editor's Note: Submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1926. Although not awarded the prize or honorable mention, the article was considered so important by the...

  • The Value of the Submarine in Naval Warfare: Based On the German Experience in the War
    By Rear Admiral Spindler, German Navy; Translated by Commander W. P. Beehler, U. S. Navy, Retired

    Editor’s Note: The author of this article, Rear Admiral Spindler, was, during the war, on duty in the Ministry of Marine in the section charged with construction and development of submarines.

  • Air Tactics and Strategy
    By Lieutenant Forrest Sherman, U. S. Navy

    "My aeroplane is nothing but a flying gun”—Georges Guynemer

    During the recent hearings before the President’s aircraft board witnesses were frequently asked whether or not they recognized air tactics as...

  • Two Dozen Books
    By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy

    Alexander, according to Plutarch, “was naturally a great lover of all kinds of learning; and Onesicritus informs us, that he constantly laid Homer’s Iliad, according to the copy corrected by Aristotle, with his dagger under...

  • The Navy and Naval Aviation
    By Lieutenant F. W. Wead, U. S. Navy

    So much has been written and said, under oath and other­wise, about aviation in general, and for and against a United Air Service specifically, that more seems superfluous. Every large newspaper in the country must feel the need of an “...

  • Diesel-Engined Warships
    By M. F. Gunning, Naval Constructor, Royal Dutch Navy

    Editor’s Note: Submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1926. Although not awarded the prize or honorable mention, the article was considered so important by the Board of Control that it was decided that it should be published in...

  • The Naval Officer as a Public Speaker
    By Lieut. Comdr. George E. Brandt, U. S. Navy

    The purpose of this paper is to make clear to the reader the essentials of successful public speaking. There are certain elementary considerations a knowledge of which is neces­sary. Neglect these and you fall short of your possibilities. Far...

  • Discussion

    Post-Treaty Naval Design

    (See p. 316, February, 1926, 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



    Strife for Council Seats Delays German Entry.—The special session of the League of Nations Assembly met at Geneva on March 8...

  • Book Reviews


    The Institute Book Department will supply any obtainable naval, pro­fessional, or scientific book at retail price, postage prepaid. The trouble saved the purchaser through having one source of supply of...

  • International Electrical Communication
    By Walter S. Rogers, Adviser to American Delegation Peace Conference, Paris, 1919

    Editor’s Note: The Naval Institute wishes to acknowledge its apprecia­tion to Mr. Rogers for his permission to publish this article.

  • Incorporation of Naval Historical Foundation

    Editor’s Note: The Naval Institute paid to the Foundation under date of April 13, $1,000 as an initial contribution to the Trust Fund.

    The organization meeting of the incorporators of the Naval Historical Foundation was held in the...

  • The Washington Treaties, 1922

    Editor’s Note: The Washington Treaties are reprinted here for the convenience of the Institute’s members and subscribers, in view of the approaching Conference at Geneva.


  • In Memoriam: Richard Wainwright, 1849-1926

    Again does the Naval Institute honor itself in rendering tribute to the memory of one who was both a former president and prize essayist, and known the world over for his distinguished professional attainments and fighting qualities.


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