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
February 1930
(October 2 to October 1918)(Continued from the January issue)The Fourth Day of October(See Maps H, J, K, L, M, and N.)THE commanding general of the American 2d Division, Major ...

The Nicaraguan Policy of the United States

By Lieutenant Ray D. Tarbuck, U. S. Navy
February 1930
The recent activities in Nicaragua have brought before the public the policy of the United States. Or rather, it has made the average newspaper reader ask himself, “What is the ...

Ship Portraits by Antoine Roux and Sons

By Commander L. J. Gulliver, U. S. Navy
February 1930
WHEN I mentioned to a brother officer, recently, that I had been looking at ship pictures by Antoine Roux and his three artist sons, he said: “You could rig a ...

The College, the Technical School and the Naval Academy

By Commander H. E. Rossell (C.C.), U. S. Navy Head of Department of Mathematics, U. S. Naval Academy
February 1930
It is the purpose of this paper to make a critical study of the entrance requirements and curricula of a number of typical, first-rate institutions of higher education in the ...


By Lieutenant A. R. McCracken, U. S. Navy
February 1930
During the ten years since I first swore to uphold the Constitution of the United States and accepted Navy Regulations as an unfailing, if at times exacting, counselor and guide ...

A Method of Calibrating Range Finders at Sea

By Commander Ralph C. Parker, U. S. Navy
February 1930
The desirability of a method of correcting our range finders at sea, with the true range unknown, is too obvious to require comment. Much may have happened to them since ...


February 1930
Arnold’s Retreat from Valcour Island(See page 1060, December, 1929, Proceedings)Colonel C. M. Perkins, U. S. Marine Corps (Retired).—I was very much interested in reading in the December number of the ...

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
February 1930
UNITED STATESStimson Differs With U. S. Experts on BattleshipsBaltimore Sun, Dec. 21.—By Drew Pearson. Discussions with the Japanese delegation here this week have revealed two important differences between the ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
February 1930
From December 3 to January 3DISTURBANCES IN HAITIAnother Investigating Commission.— Labor unrest and rioting in Haiti early in December occasioned the sending of 500 Marines to reënforce the ...

Book Reviews

February 1930
BOOK DEPARTMENTMembers 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 ...

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