Military Communications

By Lieutenant Commander B. Saunders Bullard, (CC), U. S. Navy
May 1926
“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 ...

Air Tactics and Strategy

By Lieutenant Forrest Sherman, U. S. Navy
May 1926
"My aeroplane is nothing but a flying gun”—Georges GuynemerDuring the recent hearings before the President’s aircraft board witnesses were frequently asked whether or not they recognized air tactics ...

Two Dozen Books

By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
May 1926
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 ...

The Navy and Naval Aviation

By Lieutenant F. W. Wead, U. S. Navy
May 1926
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 ...

Diesel-Engined Warships

By M. F. Gunning, Naval Constructor, Royal Dutch Navy
May 1926
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 ...

The Naval Officer as a Public Speaker

By Lieut. Comdr. George E. Brandt, U. S. Navy
May 1926
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 ...


May 1926
Post-Treaty Naval Design(See p. 316, February, 1926, Proceedings)Hector C. Bywater and Maurice Prendergast.—Our essay was written with no other purpose than to present the characteristics of a French design, which ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
May 1926
FROM 3 MARCH TO 3 APRILGERMANY AND THE LEAGUE OF NATIONSStrife for Council Seats Delays German Entry.—The special session of the League of Nations Assembly met at Geneva on March ...

Book Reviews

May 1926
BOOK DEPARTMENTThe 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 ...

International Electrical Communication

By Walter S. Rogers, Adviser to American Delegation Peace Conference, Paris, 1919
May 1926
Editor’s Note: The Naval Institute wishes to acknowledge its apprecia­tion to Mr. Rogers for his permission to publish this article.My interest in trans-Pacific communication dates from the winter of ...

The Washington Treaties, 1922

May 1926
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.CHAPTER IGENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO ...

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