Proceedings Magazine - June 1931 Vol. 57/6/340

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Few events in our history compare in importance with the surrender of Corn­wallis at Yorktown, which practically ended English hopes for success in the Revolution; and few...

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  • The Strategy Of The Yorktown Campaign, 1781
    By Commander John F. Shafroth, U. S. Navy

    Few events in our history compare in importance with the surrender of Corn­wallis at Yorktown, which practically ended English hopes for success in the Revolution; and few campaigns afford such a clear example of the results that...

  • Uniforms That Are And Uniforms That Aren't
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) Winston Folk, U. S. Navy

    Now that “Uniform and the Enlisted Man” has been so ably brought to the front by Captain C. S. Freeman in his excellent article, which appeared in the Proceedings for December, it seems to us that “Uniform and the Officer...

  • U.S.S. "Los Angeles"
    By Lieutenant Commander C. E. Rosendahl, U. S. Navy

    Editor’s Note: This article was written before the cruise made last winter during fleet concentration.

  • Effect Of An Order To Increase Speed
    By Commander H. F. D. Davis, U. S. Navy

    OFFICERS whose duty places them where they first order a change in speed and then wait, perhaps impatiently, for results may not realize that there are problems involved in a simple increase in speed. The engineers, however, usually realize it by...

  • Indian Round Table Conference
    By Commander C. C. Baughman, U. S. Navy

    KING GEORGE opened the conference on November 12, 1930. The British delegation was made up from the three main political parties; the Indian delegation consisted mainly of princes of sovereign states whose independence under British...

  • The First Element Of Training For War
    By Lieutenant Roland E. Krause, U. S. Navy

    Progress in matters naval is so rapid in our times that we must unceasingly display enlightened endeavor in our task of preparing for war. With all the ramifi­cations along which our mind must wander this is indeed a big order and only by...

  • The Siege Of Baler Church
    By Carlos C. Hanks

    A more lonely or inaccessible place than the little town of Baler can hardly be found in the Philippine Islands. Situated on the island of Luzon, about 140 miles northeast of Manila, Baler had, in 1898, a normal population of two thousand...

  • When The Rate Of Change Of Bearing Is Maximum
    By Lieutenant Commander H. K. Fenn, U. S. Navy

    One cold evening in the navy yard some southern officer, possibly desiring to heat up the wardroom before dinner, asked his shipmates when the mutual bear­ings between two ships in motion changed the fastest. If such was his purpose in...

  • The Modern Chinese Army
    By Midshipman Bankson T. Holcomb, Jr., U. S. Navy

    Editor’s Note: The author of this article lived in China for five years prior to entering the Naval Academy. His first year was spent in Shanghai where he attended the American high school. The next...

  • The Charm Of Old Annapolis
    By Ruby R. Duval

    The charm of old Annapolis.” What better appellation could the writer se­lect when attempting to present an in­timate picture of the delightful old capital of Maryland. With its rich inheritance of a splendid Georgian...

  • The Nautical Branch Of The Naval Observatory
    By Commander A. G. Stirling, U. S. Navy

    While the service is probably well acquainted with the work of the astronomical branch and ephemeris departments of the Naval Observatory, the strictly naval activities as embraced by the nautical branch are not so well known. Common...

  • Discussions

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  • 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

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

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