Proceedings Magazine - April 1927 Vol. 53/4/290


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  • Special Illustrations
  • The Entrance of the United States Into the World War
    By Captain T. G. Frothingham, U.S R.

    Ten years ago, on April 6, 1917, the hostile aggressions of the then existing German Imperial government brought the United States into the World War. On the present anniversary, it is fitting that the situation should be described...

  • Experiences in China During the Boxer Rebellion
    By Captain J. K. Taussig, U. S. Navy

    Wherein are related the reasons for writ­ing this narrative; the preparations made by the U.S.S. “Newark” to meet such an emergency; the arrival and landing at Taku; the progress to Tientsin and some happenings of interest at that...

  • Why This Chaos in China?
    By Captain Charles T. Hutchins, U. S. Navy

    The interest of the world is focused today on Chinese affairs. Trade in Hongkong is at a standstill, the foreign Canton concession on Shameen Island is barricaded and fortified against Chinese attack. Foreigners, including Americans...

  • Captured, Shipwrecked, and Marooned
    By Captain Edwin T. Pollock, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The American Schooner Manila and the German Raider Seeadler
    The Experience of F. J. Williams, Mate of the Manila.

    DURING any war, capture by the en­emy may be an eventuality as may be...

  • The Psychological Factor in Promotion by Selection
    By Lieutenant Commander J. H. Taylor, U. S. Navy

    IN ALL the discussion of the varying phases of promotion by selection there has been no mention of those invisible but subtly powerful factors included under the general head of human psychological re­actions. Nor can these matters be ap­...

  • A Lesson From the War
    By Commander W. P. Beehler, U. S. Navy (Retired)


  • The Naval Battle of Topolobampo, 1914
    By Commander H. E. Kays, U. S. Navy

    In 1914, units of the United States Navy “watchfully waiting” on the west coast, were witness to a naval action that had an important bearing on the struggle then being waged between the Mexican Federals and the...

  • Discussion

    Modern Methods in Sea and Air Navigation

    (See Page 17, January, 1927, Proceedings)


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




  • 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...

  • Naval Activities on the Yangtse

    The following account of the naval activities on the Yangtse has been prepared by Lieutenant Felix L. Johnson, U. S. Navy, in collaboration with the editor, and it is hoped it will prove of interest to those of our readers who have never been in...

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