The Readjustment to New Weapons

By Lieutenant Franklin G. Percival, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1929
Naval tactics are based upon conditions, the chief causes of which, namely the arms, may change; which in turn causes necessarily a change in the construction of ships, in the ...

Short Cuts for Moon Sights

By Lieutenant Commander P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy
August 1929
Heretofore, the moon has been used comparatively little for working Sumner lines of position. At the same time there is a real and increasing need for its practical use. With ...

Winning a Balloon Race

By Lieutenant T. G. W. Settle, U. S. Navy, Pilot Navy Balloon No. 1, National Balloon Race, 1929
August 1929
IntroductionThe question is often asked, “What good are balloons anyway?” The answer is that they are an indispensable link in the long chain of training of airship personnel, both officers ...

Flying Paymasters

August 1929
From a Report of Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps, to the Major General CommandantThe Marine Corps paymasters on duty in Nicaragua have been confronted with an ...

Aerial Annihilation

By Captain Elbridge Colby, U. S. Army
August 1929
With improved bombing planes being constructed day by day, we face the problem of aerial bombardment—the problem of war and the problem of law. If it is true that the ...

Naval Aviators Relieve Flood Victims

By Commander George S. Rentz (Ch.C.), U. S. Navy
August 1929
Heavy rains fell over Southern Alabama and West Florida during the second week in March until a downpour unequalled in that locality by any other on record was experienced. The ...

Progress at Pensacola

By Lieutenant Commander D. M. Carpenter, U. S. Navy
August 1929
Several articles have appeared in the U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings during the past few years describing naval aviation training. However, the very considerable changes in training organization, methods covering ...

Naval Academy Flying Squadron

By Lieutenant J. F. Gillon, U. S. Navy
August 1929
June of the present year marks the beginning of a new aviation policy at the Naval Academy. For the past three summers the graduating class has remained at Annapolis to ...

A Pioneer Flight

By Captain W. R. Gherardi, U. S. Navy
August 1929
St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and Granada by AirThe winter maneuvers of the United States Fleet in 1924 were held in the vicinity of the island of Culebra, which lies ...

Discussions

August 1929
Training Reservists Aboard Destroyers(See page 502, June, 1929, Proceedings.)Lieutenant Commander W. H. McEwen, U. S. Naval Reserve.—The long-anticipated article containing the viewpoint of an officer of the regular establishment who ...

Professional Notes

Compiled By Lieutenant Commander D. B. Beary, U. S. Navy Lieutlnant Commander D. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
August 1929

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
August 1929
From June 3 to July 3Naval Reduction PlansDiscussions in London.—With the advent of Ramsay MacDonald’s Labor Ministry, committed to a clearing up of relations with America, and the arrival of ...

Book Reviews

August 1929
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