Loyal Initiative

By Commander R. A. Theobald, U. S. Navy
January 1926
The efficiency of a military force is an exact measure of the professional attainments of its commanders. Public attack on these officers is a two-edged evil. First, it destroys the ...

Gallagher Makes an Estimate of the Situation

By Rear Admiral H. O. Dunn, U. S. Navy, Retired
January 1926
Foreword It is commonly held by the younger officers, that the old Navy has little to offer of technical or practical value that would be of any benefit to the ...

Report of President's Aircraft Board

January 1926
Editor’s Note: The recommendations of the Lampert Aircraft Com­mittee will be found in this issue following the report of the President’s Board. Both reports are from the N. Y. Times. ...

Book Reviews

January 1926
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD WAR—The Stress of Sea Power, 1915-16. Vol. II. Thomas G. Frothing- ham, Captain, U. S. Reserve. Harvard University Press, 1925. $3.75. Reviewed by Rear ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1926
FROM 3 NOVEMBER TO 3 DECEMBER LOCARNO TREATIES RATIFIED Treaties Signed in London.—On December 1 at the British Foreign Office in London, the foreign ministers of Great Britain, France, Italy, ...


January 1926
Our Vanishing History and Traditions (See page 15, January, 1926, Proceedings) Rear Admiral Joseph Strauss, U. S. Navy, Retired.—Captain Knox’s essay is an appeal to all Americans who may possess, ...

Board of Control's Special Notice

January 1926
The Board of Control is so impressed with the timeliness and importance of the subject matter of Captain Knox's article in this issue, entitled "Our Vanishing History and Traditions," that ...


By Major Edwin N. McClellan, U. S. Marine Corps
January 1926
Editor’s Note: Another article by the same author is added at the end of this article. ASHOT rang out sharply and echoed back from the green western hills beyond Peking ...

Our Vanishing History and Traditions

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy, Retired
January 1926
The early history of any great nation is not only of especial interest to succeeding generations, but also of vital constructive value to the progress of the world, because the ...

The Naval Aircraft Factory

By Lieutenant Commander S. J. Zeigler, Jr. (CC), U.S.N.
January 1926
The devotion by the press recently of so much space to in­formation and misinformation about the country’s air forces has, at least, served to arouse general interest in the wings ...

The Evolution of an Aircraft Engine

By Commander E. E. Wilson, U. S. Navy
January 1926
The purpose of this paper is to describe, from a purely non­technical standpoint, the evolution of one of the latest American aviation engines, with a view to pointing out the ...

Air Warfare

By Lieutenant Forrest Sherman , U. S. Navy
January 1926
War has been defined as the weighing of the national capac­ity to exert and resist pressure against that of the enemy nation or nations. To that definition we might add ...

A New Deal for the Naval Reserve

By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
January 1926
No great corporation in preparing to begin operations would arrange its personnel in advance in groups so or­ganized that at the commencement of business it would be necessary to form ...

Historic Ships of the Navy

By Robert W. Neeser
January 1926
(“THE BON HOMME RICHARD,” “THE PROVI­DENCE,” “THE RANDOLPH”) “Bon Homme Richard” The first Bon Homme Richard was a forty-gun ship placed at the disposal of Commodore John Paul Jones by ...

Report of Lampert Aircraft Committee

January 1926
The report signed by all of nine members of the committee, Represent­atives Lampert of Wisconsin, Chairman; Vestal of Indiana Perkins of New Jersey Faust of Missouri and Reid of Illinois, ...

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