Proceedings Magazine - November 1928 Vol. 54/11/309

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From its very establishment, the Marine Corps has constituted an integral part of the Navy. It has played its part with the Navy in all of its achievements, both ashore and afloat. And it has...

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  • Foreword
    By Major General Commandant John A. Lejeune, U. S. Marine Corps

    From its very establishment, the Marine Corps has constituted an integral part of the Navy. It has played its part with the Navy in all of its achievements, both ashore and afloat. And it has never failed to receive expressions of appreciation of...

  • The Battles for the Possession of Belleau Woods, June, 1918
    By Lieutenant Colonel Ernst Otto, German Army (Retired)

    Translated from the German. See Secretary’s Notes, Page 1029.

  • The Marine Brigade
    By Captain John W. Thomason, U. S. Marine Corps

    The war with Germany was an anonymous sort of war, fought obscurely by unnamed battalions behind a veil of censorship. In other wars, the patriotic citizenry back home, eating corn bread and enduring meatless days, might find spice for such...

  • Why Quantico?
    By Colonel J. C. Breckinridge, U. S. Marine Corps, Commanding Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Va.

    Researches in this direction took me first into the files at Quantico because, when this paper was started, I was serving as chief of staff to the commanding general of the post. But these files began in the middle, as it were, and contained...

  • A Naval Research Reserve
    By Captain C. S. McDowell, U. S. Navy

    It is my purpose in this article to show the desirability of linking up some of the best scientific minds of the country with the Navy and the Navy’s problems, so that these scientists will form a reserve available for use when required....

  • "We Will Do Our Best"
    By Captain Oliver P. Smith, U. S. Marine Corps

    “WE WILL do our best.” This laconic message, scrawled on a scrap of paper, now gives no hint of the terrible strain under which Captain Myers was working and fighting when he wrote it, nor the desperation which prompted the order to...

  • Latitude and Longitude From a Simultaneous Observation of Altitude, Azimuth and Time
    By S. A. Vincent

    For some years the writer has urged the improvement of the gyro-compass to the point where the azimuth of celestial bodies can be observed to within one or two minutes accuracy. The Sperry people have even bettered these requirements in the new...

  • Discussion

    The Battles for the Possession of Belleau Woods, June, 1918.

    (See page 940, 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

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