Treaty Cruisers

By Commander E. S. R. Brandt, U. S. Navy
September 1931
In his book, published in 1911, entitled Some Principles of Maritime Strategy, Corbett defines the battle fleet as the agent for securing command of the sea communications, otherwise known as ...

A Further Application Of Our Publicity Policy

By Lieutenant Commander F. E. M. Whiting, U. S. Navy
September 1931
It is practically thirteen years since the Armistice. A new generation is here; a generation that knows nothing of the hardships, deprivations, and sufferings of 1914-18, except from reading or ...

Recent Technical Development Of Naval Aviation

By Rear Admiral W. A. Moffett, U. S. Navy
September 1931
The past five years have witnessed amazing progress in the technical development of naval aviation. This progress has touched all relative fields and there is no indication that the end ...

The Merchant Naval Reserve

By Lieutenant James Hanna, U. S. Naval Reserve
September 1931
The peace-time activities of the Navy are based upon the ever increasing necessity of training the personnel. The ships and men must be, theoretically at least, able to begin hostilities ...

Some Naval Eccentricities

By Fletcher Pratt
September 1931
Eccentricity is a fruit that does not grow on every tree. To be a genuine eccentric a man must have learned that his own queer way of doing things brings ...

This and That

By Rear Admiral George R. Clark, U. S. Navy (Retired)
September 1931
A Little TragedyA drooping, uniformed figure, slumped down in a lobby chair at the Occidental Hotel in San Francisco years ago, attracted the attention of a naval officer who, recognizing ...

Picking The Stars

By Captain J. F. Hellweg, U. S. Navy
September 1931
Almost thirty-one year ago, a midshipman on his way to China met an old officer on the trans-Pacific steamer who gave him some very excellent advice: “Youngster, when you reach ...

A Cruiser Program

By Lieutenant L. A. Kniskern (C.C.) U.S. Navy
September 1931
Before the Washington treaty, the design of cruisers was influenced by the needs of the individual nations and the “styles” prevailing at the time, but it was limited only by ...

The Polish Corridor

By Commander Bruce R. Ware, Jr., U. S. Navy
September 1931
The Polish corridor is the direct result of President Wilson’s declaration in his fourteen points that Poland must have access to the sea over its own territory. At the peace ...

Striking For Wings

By Ensign Leslie E. Richardson, U. S. Navy
September 1931
Nearly all of us, upon seeing a plane soaring and diving easily and gracefully, have thought of the pilot at the controls of that plane as a being invested with ...

Book Reviews

September 1931
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