Proceedings Magazine - January 1930 Vol. 56/1/323



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  • The Battle at Blanc Mont
    By Lieutenant Colonel, Ernst Otto, German Army (Retired); Translated From the German By Martin Lichtenberg, U. S. Marine Corps Army War College

    (October 2 to October 10, 1918)

  • A Plea for Talking "Shop"
    By Lieutenant John F. Madden, U. S. Navy

    Who is not familiar with the ever-present group of watch-standers who, after the movies, congregate in the wardroom and there with their heels up higher than their heads, hand down decisions on such matters as may come under discussion? This...

  • The Size and Spacing of Units in Certain New Large-Scale-High Explosive Depots
    By Commander G. L. Schuyler, U. S. Navy

    As a result of the disaster at the Naval Ammunition Depot at Lake Denmark, N. J., in July, 1926, improved storage is being arranged for large quantities of TNT at the Naval Ammunition Depot at Hawthorne, Nev., at the Navy Mine Depot at...

  • The Value Of Engineering Competition
    By Lieutenant Commander George K. Weber, U. S. Navy
  • The Battleship
    By Commander Charles S. Stanworth, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The distinctive feature that marks the battleship is the supposed ability to receive as well as give hard knocks, or in other words, defensive armor of such thickness and so arranged as to keep out the shells of an enemy. The question of whether...

  • The Researches of Professor A. A. Michelson
    By Professor William H. Crew

    A FEW years ago when the Naval Institute established the policy of publishing each month a photograph of a distinguished graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy in civil life, the series was headed by a picture of Professor A. A. Michelson of the...

  • The Velocity of Light
    By Associate Professor Earl W. Thomson, U.S.N.A.

    FIFTY years ago in the summer of 1879 a young instructor in the Department of Physics and Chemistry at the Naval Academy read a report before the Saratoga meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science on the “...

  • The Capture of the Palmyra
    By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    An Inspirational Historical Sketch

    OUT OF notes made from some old letters which once passed through my hands I have reconstructed this little historical sketch and believe it will prove...

  • The Spiritual Value of Discipline
    By Corporal William W. Childs, U. S. Marine Corps

    EXCEPT in time of peril, those who devote the best years of their lives to the maintenance of national security are looked upon by the majority of the civilians as outsiders, almost outcasts. This opinion applies only to the enlisted men...

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Lieutenant Commander D. B. Beary, U. S. Navy Lieutenant Commander D. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy

    UNITED STATES Mr. Hoover’s Address

    Washington Post, November 12.—Millions of individuals here and abroad will be encouraged when they read the Armistice Day speech of the President of the United States. They will draw comfort...

  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    From November 4 to December 3


  • Book Reviews

    BOOK DEPARTMENT Members of the Institute may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per cent is allowed on books published by the Institute, and 5 per...
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