The Strategy Of The Yorktown Campaign, 1781

By Commander John F. Shafroth, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

Uniforms That Are And Uniforms That Aren't

By Lieutenant (J.G.) Winston Folk, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

U.S.S. "Los Angeles"

By Lieutenant Commander C. E. Rosendahl, U. S. Navy
June 1931
Editor’s Note: This article was written before the cruise made last winter during fleet concentration.ON OCTOBER 15, 1924, there settled into the hands of a huge ground crew at the ...

Effect Of An Order To Increase Speed

By Commander H. F. D. Davis, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

Indian Round Table Conference

By Commander C. C. Baughman, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

The First Element Of Training For War

By Lieutenant Roland E. Krause, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

The Siege Of Baler Church

By Carlos C. Hanks
June 1931
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 ...

When The Rate Of Change Of Bearing Is Maximum

By Lieutenant Commander H. K. Fenn, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

The Modern Chinese Army

By Midshipman Bankson T. Holcomb, Jr., U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

The Charm Of Old Annapolis

By Ruby R. Duval
June 1931
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 ...

The Nautical Branch Of The Naval Observatory

By Commander A. G. Stirling, U. S. Navy
June 1931
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 ...

Discussions

June 1931
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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
June 1931
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Notes On International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
June 1931
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Book Reviews

June 1931
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 ...

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