Washington Views Naval Preparedness

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1932
The bicentennial year of George Washington’s birth, when his beloved United States is once more beset with difficult problems as to naval preparation during peace, is an appropriate occasion to ...

Let's Pull Together

By Commander H. H. Frost, U. S. Navy
August 1932
The same feeling pervades every sailor's and soldier's heart. We are as one . . .General Sherman It was a hot July afternoon. Sitting in his tent in the ...

Book Reviews

August 1932
SURGEON OF THE SEAS. The adventurous life of Surgeon General Jonathan M. Foltz, in the days of “Wooden Ships.” Told from the notes of the moment by Charles S. Foltz. ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
August 1932
From June 3 to July 3EUROPEAN CONFERENCESReparations Parley at Lausanne.— The first and also the most definite accomplishment of the Lausanne Debt and Reparations Conference was the early ...


August 1932
Confederate Commerce Destroyers the Sumter and the Florida(See page 394, March, 1932, Proceedings)Lieutenant Commander F. E. Cross, U. S. Naval Reserve.Mr. Carlos C. Hanks has brought to the ...

An Apprentice Seaman Guard

By Rear Admiral Philip Andrews, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1932
In 1915 was held the beautiful San Francisco exposition with its bright colored buildings and beautiful location on the harbor shore. A marine guard of about three hundred men, with ...

An Academician in the Naval Profession

By Professor William H. Crew, New York University
August 1932
A little touch of Harry in the nightHenry V.Quality is a term which has not yet found its way into conferences on naval limitations. One hears of reductions ...

A Fragment of Naval War College History

By Brigadier General John H. Russell, U. S. Marine Corps
August 1932
It is well known among naval officers that the year 1910 marked a new era in the system of instruction at the U. S. Naval War College, but it is ...

The Naval War College: A Brief History

By Captain John Stapler, U. S. Navy
August 1932
The “March to the Sea” in 1865 may be said to have laid the foundations of the Naval War College. In that year, a young officer, Stephen B. Luce, in ...

The Fort Fisher "Volcano"

By William E. Beard
August 1932
On the night of November 23, 1864, a group of ordnance officers, army and navy, met at the Washington residence of Commander H. A. Wise, chief of the Bureau of ...

The Britten Bill

By Commander F. S. Craven, U. S. Navy
August 1932
The act approved March 3, 1931, (S550) “to regulate the distribution and promotion of commissioned officers of the line of the Navy, and for other purposes” is usually called the ...

Aerology and the Navy

By Lieutenant Arnold E. True, U. S. Navy
August 1932
Mark twain, I believe, once remarked that there is more said and less done about the weather than any other subject under the sun. That statement is no longer strictly ...

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