Military Coordination

By Rear Admiral T. T. Craven, U. S. Navy
February 1932
Never has the mere existence of the powerful force of common purpose been sufficient to insure an effective coöperation of all the agencies necessary for mass accomplishment and today the ...

Some Comments on the Washington Treaties

February 1932
The American government’s recent note to China and Japan, together with the President’s reference in his message at the opening of Congress, to the need of reconciling Japanese action in ...

Book Reviews

February 1932
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
February 1932
From December 4 to January 3The Far East The Month in Manchuria.—Through the first part of December, during the efforts of the League Council to establish a neutral zone ...


February 1932
Protection Against Bomb and High-Angle Shell Fire(See page 229, this issue.)Lieutenant L. A. Kniskern (C.C.), U.S. Navy.This article is interesting and unique in that it represents ...

Notes on Practical Navigation

By Commander F. A. Daubin, U. S. Navy
February 1932
At the end of a cruise as navigator, the following notes and suggestions are submitted. They may be an aid to an officer about to start a cruise.When I reported ...

Early Naval Punishments

By Lieutenant H. E. Dow, U. S. Naval Reserve
February 1932
WHILE LOOKING OVER Some old pamphlets in the library of the Essex Institute at Salem, Massachusetts, a few years ago I came across a small paper covered booklet written about ...

Admiral Bacon and the Dover Patrol

By H. A. De Weerd
February 1932
It is now accepted with naval and military men who study their profession that history supplies the raw material from which they are to draw their lessons and reach ...

"Don't Give Up the Ship"

By J. J. Dewey
February 1932
The current depression developed a big sag in the business curve of many lines of trade, but none seems to have fallen lower than antiques. Even in prosperity one line ...

Piscataqua's Pirates

By Lieutenant Wallace M. Greene, U. S. Marine Corps
February 1932
STANDING, AS THEY WERE, on the threshold of rebellion, the English colonies were definitely committed to armed resistance when war flared out at Lexington and Concord in April of 1775.Yet, ...

Man the Books

By Lieutenant Commander A. L. King, U. S. Naval Reserve
February 1932
I am the first fool of the whole navieTo keep the poupe, the helme, and eke the sayle:For this is my minde, this one pleasure have I,Of books to have ...

Protection Against Bombs and High-Angle Shell Fire

By C. Rougeron, Ingénieur en Chef Du Cénie Maritime
February 1932
Published in La Revue Maritime, May, 1931. Translated by Commander Ralph T. Hanson (C.C.), U. S. Navy, Assistant Naval Attaché, London and Paris. (See Discussions in present issue for comments ...

Fact or Fancy

By Lieutenant Commander J. Y. Dreisonstok, U. S. Navy
February 1932
The dreamer of today may become the realist of tomorrow. When Jules Verne wrote his Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea the readers of his time classified him as a ...

Wings and Wheels: Wood and Wire

By Maurice Prendergast, (Editor of Jane’s Fighting Ships 1916-21; part author of The German Submarine War)
February 1932
BRITISH AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, 1914-24A year ago some officers of the British Royal Flying Corps were discussing the history of naval aviation with certain members of the English aircraft industry. ...

Our Navy in Peace

By Ensign E. E. Marshall, U. S. Navy
February 1932
This article won the Naval Academy Van Dyke prize, 1931. The author was a midshipman at the time it was written.We are living in an era of pacifism, with peace ...

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