Proceedings Magazine - August 1931 Vol. 57/8/342

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From time to time, in the history of this country, it becomes necessary to radically alter naval policy, with a corresponding reconstruction of the fleet, in adjustment to changing national...

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  • Naval Policy In Peace And War
    By Howard G. Brownson, Ph.D.

    From time to time, in the history of this country, it becomes necessary to radically alter naval policy, with a corresponding reconstruction of the fleet, in adjustment to changing national policies.

  • Happy Landings!
    By Lieutenant P. E. Pihl (C.C.) U. S. Navy

    Happy Landings! is the universal toast among aviators.

  • Service Aircraft
    By Lieutenant Harold M. Martin, U. S. Navy

    The result of recent technical progress has been the production of numerous specialized types of ships, such as fleet submarines, large cruisers, mine layers, and aircraft carriers. There has been marked expansion of air activities. These develop...

  • Destruction of S.M.S. "Cormoran"
    By Commander Owen Bartlett, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The first violent hostile act of the war between the United States and Germany probably was the destruction of the S.M.S. Cormoran by her own commander in Apra Harbor, Guam. To those actively participating, the epsiode loomed large in interest,...

  • A Neglected Phase of Naval Aviation
    By Lieutenant Logan C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy

    If a naval aviator is to be of real military value he must be thoroughly competent in three phases of his specialty. Obviously the first of these requirements is that his airmanship be of high quality. He must be able to perform the most...

  • Aircraft in Joint Military-Naval Operations
    By Lieutenant Commander E. W. Broadbent, U. S. Navy

    THERE are few, if any, operations of modern warfare that present a more complex problem than do joint military-naval operations. The development of aviation now adds even further complications to those which have heretofore...

  • The Portrait Of A Madcap Admiral
    By H. A. De Weerd, Department of History, Denison University

    . . .you are right,

    One must become fanatic—be a wedge

    A thunderbolt—to smite a passage

    Through the close-grained world.—John Davidson

  • Notes On Arial Navigation
    By P. F. Everitt, B.SC., F. Inst. Phys., F.R.A.S.

    In an article on “Aerial Navigation,” by Lieutenant Commander Weems (U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings, vol. 55, No. 314, April, 1929), the subject was divided into four sections, the fourth of which, celo-navigation, was...

  • If A Modern "Lexington," Why An Obsolete "Patoka"?
    By Lieutenant W. S. G. Davis, U. S. Navy

    The participation of the U. S. S. Los Angeles in the recent maneuvers in the waters of Panama awakened interest in lighter-than-air craft throughout the per­sonnel of the fleet as nothing else could have done. For those in the defending...

  • The London Treaty and American Naval Policy
    By Captain D. W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    It is essential that we maintain the relative naval strength of the United States.—Charles Evans Hughes.

    Not since the war has there been such widespread, continuous, and serious attention to naval matters in the United...

  • Naval Fighting Planes
    By Lieutenant Commander F. W. Wead, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    The work of naval fighting planes is, in general, offensive, defensive, or pro­tective. Offensive patrols are carried out in the area of the enemy fleet and in­clude action against enemy aircraft of all types and particularly...

  • The Autogiro As A Military Craft
    By Lieutenant Commander William Nelson (C.C.), U. S. Navy

    The Army and Navy have always in­quired into the possibilities of any new machine and have endeavored to adopt it to military use. The history of aviation is replete with the part taken by the services. Each new phase of aircraft...

  • Discussions

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  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff

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

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  • Book Reviews

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