Proceedings Magazine - October 1932 Vol. 58/10/356

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Our Petty Officers—Help Them to Help Us

(See page 1437, this issue)

Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps.Lieutenant...



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    Our Petty Officers—Help Them to Help Us

    (See page 1437, this issue)

    Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps.Lieutenant John Kennaday’s paper is a welcome...

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


  • Book Reviews

    FARADAY AND HIS METALLURGICAL RESEARCHES. By Sir Robert A. Hadfield, Bt. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd. 1931. 21s.

  • The Monroe Doctrine: Its Application of Today
    By Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps

    The study of the Monroe Doctrine, as it is interpreted today, with its corollaries and modifications, is of peculiar interest to the naval service, particularly that branch represented by the Marine Corps.

  • From Rio to the Amazon in the "Do-X"
    By Lieutenant Commander W. H. P. Blandy, U. S. Navy

    The early morning stillness of Rio Harbor was suddenly broken by motor exhaust and propeller whine which increased to a roar as one after another of the twelve 600-horsepower motors was started. Soon the steward closed the ports, and the giant Do...

  • Our Petty Officers—Help Them to Help Us
    By Lieutenant (J. G.) John M. Kennaday, U. S. Navy

    There is a little poem, well known in the service, which recounts the progress of an order from its origin by the captain, on down. It passes through various officers and petty officers to the individual or individuals who should have carried it...

  • An Ancient Mystery of Naval Construction
    By Walter B. Norris, Professor, Naval Academy

    With illustrations from ancient vases and monuments.1

    A problem in naval history and ship construction in Greece and Rome that has been attacked many times by scholars during the last thousand years,...

  • Ships Versus Forts—Dardanelles, March, 1915
    By Lieutenant D. D. Mercer, Royal Navy (Retired)

    The purely naval campaign to force a passage through the Dardanelles, heavily guarded as they were by powerful modern forts, mine fields, and shore torpedo tubes, culminated in a final attack by the entire allied fleet operating in those waters...

  • Let The Caissons Roll
    By Lieutenant Colonel Alva Lee, U. S. Army (Retired)

    More often than not to alleviate an effect augments the cause. This is but dimly recognized in the field of economics because effect and cause are many times so well concealed that the relationship is not apparent. It cost the omnipotent farm...

  • The Tanganyika Expedition
    By H. A. De Weerd, Department of History, Denison University

    The British Tanganyika expedition enjoys the reputation of being the smallest, most novel, and most distant naval enterprise undertaken during the great war. Rarely indeed have officers and men of the Royal Navy worked in an environment so...

  • The "Wyoming" at Shimonoseki
    By Willard Curtis Tyler


    On July 16, 1863, sixty-nine years I ago this summer, a lone American warship of no considerable size, the Wyoming, carried on a successful fight against three...

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff
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