Proceedings Magazine - September 1928 Vol. 54/9/307

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Something more than one dollar in every seven spent in the Navy, and approximately ten per cent of our total commissioned and enlisted strength, is devoted to aeronautical activities. We have all...

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  • The Relation of Aircraft to Sea-Power
    By Lieutenant Commander Bruce G. Leighton, U. S. Navy

    Something more than one dollar in every seven spent in the Navy, and approximately ten per cent of our total commissioned and enlisted strength, is devoted to aeronautical activities. We have all seen the airplane in the short period of ten years...

  • The Level of the Sea
    By H. A. Marmer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

    That the undisturbed surface of a body of water, large or small, constitutes a level surface is almost axiomatic. As a matter of course, we reckon heights on land and depths in the sea from the level of the sea, expressing these as so many feet...

  • When an Eagle Falls on the Water
    By Lieutenant Russell M. Ihrig, U. S. Navy

    A True Episode of the Army ’Round-the-World Flight

  • The Sumner Bisectrix
    By Lieutenant Commander L. V. Kielhorn, U. S. Coast Guard

    One morning early in June, some eight years ago, while en route to San Juan, Porto Rico, and when about sixty miles north of that port, I, as navigating officer, obtained observations of two stars just before sunrise, both bodies being on the...

  • Some Memorable Shipwrecks
    By Herman F. Krafft
  • Historic Ships of the Navy
    By Robert W. Neeser

    Brooklyn

  • War College and Recreational Reading Courses for Officers
    By Lieutenant Commander A. S. Wotherspoon, U. S. Navy

    Today American and foreign publishers are flooding the country with such a deluge of books that the average reader stands awed and puzzled before this bewildering literary torrent. There is little opportunity for serious reading, and time is...

  • Commodore Jesse D. Elliott: A Stormy Petrel of the Navy
    By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    His Connection with the Perry-Elliott Controversy, the Decatur-Barron Duel, the Figurehead of the “Constitution,” and a Cargo of Jackasses

    IN THE summer of 1815 an American naval...

  • Discussion

    The Relation of Aircraft to Sea-Power

    (See page 731 this issue)

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Commander F. W. Rockwell, U. S. Navy, Lieutenant Commander A. C. McFall, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    FROM JULY 3 TO AUGUST 3

    PROGRESS OF ANTI-WAR TREATY

  • Book Reviews

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