By Admiral Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy (Retired)
January 1932
A Lecture Delivered to the Officers of the Postgraduate School Leadership is an endowment or gift of nature. It is the offspring of the peculiar conditions of any given era, ...

Book Reviews

January 1932
THE GERMAN SUBMARINE WAR. By R. H. Gibson and Maurice Prendergast. New York: Richard R. Smith, Inc. 1931. $8.50. Reviewed by Admiral Albert Gleaves, U. S. Navy (Retired). The operations ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1932
From November 3 to December 3 FAR EAST The Conflict in Manchuria.—With winter weather limiting warfare, and Chinese resistance largely broken down except on the southern frontier, the prospects of ...


January 1932
Uniforms That Are and Uniforms That Aren’t (See page 745, June, 1931, Proceedings) Captain H. P. Perrill, U. S. Navy.— Some months ago, after reading Lieutenant Folk’s article on “Uniforms ...

Strength Tests at the U. S. Naval Academy

By L. H. Mang, Chief Instructor Physical Training U. S. N. A., Lieutenant Commander P. V. H. Weems, U. S. Navy, and Lieutenant Commander F.K. Elder, U. S. Navy
January 1932
The records at the U. S. Naval I Academy of strength tests are perhaps the most complete and extensive of any in existence. These records are separate and distinct from ...

The Siege and Capture of Louisburg

By Willard Curtis Tyler
January 1932
A large majority of Americans of today only know the name “Cape Breton” as an island somewhere off the coast of Nova Scotia. The name “Louisburg” means little or nothing ...

Promotion for Enlisted Men

By Lieutenant James Kirkpatrick, Jr., U. S. Navy
January 1932
In these days of peace and reduction of our armed forces much oral and written comment is heard and seen on the subject of promotion. As each of us is ...

Down Went McGinty to the Bottom of the Sea

By Commander E. S. R. Brandt, U. S. Navy
January 1932
Prior to the London treaty of 1930, international law was fairly clear on the treatment which merchant shipping should receive at the hands of belligerents. Merchant ships could not be ...

Signaling in the British Navy, 1800

By Lieutenant A. R. McCracken, U. S. Navy
January 1932
During a recent battle problem, a signal officer whose tenure had been relatively brief, spun the pages of the signal book in a frenzy, as flags and pennants, in hoist ...

Two Poets of the Great War

By Lieutenant Commander Melvin F. Talbot (S.C.), U. S. Navy
January 1932
Very nearly all of the soldiers of importance have written their memoirs of the Great War. In ponderous volumes the statesmen have excused and defended the conflicting policies that met ...

He Is with the Heroes

By Carlos C. Hanks
January 1932
The war between Chile and Peru in 1879 was the result of a quarrel over the nitrate beds near Antofagasta, Bolivia. Chile claimed a treaty existed that gave her merchants ...

Naval Treaties

January 1932
IMPORTANT TREATIES THAT AFFECT NAVAL ARMAMENTS Editor’s note: These treaties are reprinted here for the convenience of Institute members and subscribers to the Proceedings. It is felt that interest in ...

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