Naval And Military Decorations

By Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps
May 1931
The custom of bestowing medals or decorations on meritorious individuals, or granting special honors, has pre­vailed in nations of Europe and elsewhere for many years. Only in recent times, how­ever, ...

Across the Continent By Automobile

By Commander Archer M. R. Allen, U. S. Navy
May 1931
One of the most delightful ways to see our great country is to go by automobile from coast to coast. It is not an expensive way to travel and modern ...

Book Reviews

May 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 ...

Notes On International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
May 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
May 1931
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Discussions

May 1931
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Duty Beyond The Seas

By Constance Lathrop
May 1931
On the white silent wastes of the Arctic, on the palm-fringed shores of the tropics, in a sunken garden in Italy, in a Buddhist temple grounds in Tokio, stand memorials ...

Ship Personnel And Gas Warfare

By Lieutenant (J.G.) E. M. Ellis, U. S. Navy
May 1931
The problem of war for a navy has so far through the ages been solved by destruction of the material of enemy battle machines to such a degree that per­sonnel ...

Fitness Records and Selection for Promotion

By Commander Charles M. Cooke, Jr., U. S. Navy
May 1931
Editor’s Note: The views expressed in this article represent the opinions of the author and should not be taken as official or even as semi-official. IN PROVIDING for the selection ...

The Woozlefinch: The Navy 14-Inch Railway Guns

By Commander J. W. Bunkley, U. S. Navy
May 1931
Much has been written describing the design and manufacture of the naval railway batteries during the World War, but little has been said concerning the operation of the batteries with ...

Three Veterans Of The United States Navy

By Lieutenant L. S. Perry, U. S. Navy
May 1931
Under the terms of the recent London Naval Treaty, three of the first superdreadnoughts of the United States Navy have been retired from active service. These battleships, the Florida, Utah, ...

Exterior Ballistics—Wind Correction

By Lieutenant T. J. Raftery, U. S. Navy
May 1931
In present long-range firings, where the maximum ordinate is so great, the variations in the wind in the different altitudes present a rather difficult problem in compensating for its effect ...

World Economics and Disarmament

By Lieutenant Commander Stewart F. Bryant, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1931
Disarmament alone is futile AT THE time of the French Revolution each country was nearly self-sufficient, was distinct in culture, customs, and ways of thought; each country produced its own ...

International Hydrographic Bureau

By Rear Admiral A. T. Long, U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1931
On January 14, 1931, the Interna­tional Hydrographic Bureau was in­stalled, with appropriate ceremony, in a handsome and very suitable building on the Quai de Plaisance, Monaco, by H.S.H. Prince Louis ...

Water Losses From Submarine Storage Batteries

By Lieutenant John F. Madden, U. S. Navy
May 1931
The purpose of this article is to set down certain observed facts regarding the loss of water and electrolyte from the individual cells of submarine storage bat­teries. It is not ...

The War on War

By Captain Leonard M. Cox (C.E.C.), U. S. Navy (Retired)
May 1931
What matters this or that reason? What we want is more of the trade which the Dutch now have. —General Monk on cause of Dutch War as quoted by Mahan ...

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