Davids of the Sea

By Lewis Stanton Palen
December 1928
What was the most dramatic incident of the Great War? Who shall pretend to be a judge? Bravery there was in staggering and soul-inspiring array, and much more that went ...

Torpedo Fire From Surface Craft

By Lieutenant R. E. Krause, U. S. Navy
December 1928
I. HistoricalTHE automobile torpedo was invented by Captain Luppis of the Austrian Navy and subsequently developed by Robert Whitehead. The latter constructed his first torpedo in 1866. Its speed was ...

The Ensign's Budget

By Lieutenant James Snedeker, U. S. Marine Corps
December 1928
A BUDGET is like insurance—the man with the least salary needs it most. It is the plan for financial insurance, the blueprint of success in the management of one’s own ...


December 1928
Some Naval Aspects of Chemical Warfare(See page 635, August, 1928, Proceedings)Captain G. J. Meyers, U. S. Navy.— This interesting and instructive article was particularly timely, coming as it did coincidentally ...

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
December 1928

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
December 1928
FROM OCTOBER 4 TO NOVEMBER 3FRANCO-BRITISH NAVAL AGREEMENTNegotiations Published.—Following disclosures made in the Hearst press, both the French and the British Governments on October 22 published the documents ...

Book Reviews

December 1928
BOOK DEPARTMENTSave money by placing your order for all books, whether professional or not, with the Institute Book Department, which will supply any obtainable naval, professional or scientific book, and ...

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