Command, U. S. Navy

By Rear Admiral J. W. Greenslade, U. S. Navy
June 1932
FOREWORD The desire to find out what makes the watch tick has been responsible for many a situation wherein the curious one has found himself with a number of extra ...

Statecraft and War

By Lieutenant Commander M. F. Talbot (S.C.), U. S. Navy
June 1932
CHANGING EXPRESSIONS OF THE CHANGING TIMES If war belongs to policy, it will naturally take its character from policy. If the policy is grand and powerful, so will be the ...

It Happened in Bahia

By Lieutenant Raymond S. Lawson, U. S. Naval Reserve
June 1932
When I was a boy, it was my pleasure and privilege to be more or less the official mascot of Post No. 400, G. A. R. This was by virtue ...

A New Type for the Navy

By Lieutenant J. U. Lademan, Jr., U. S. Navy
June 1932
In the modern fleets of today there exists a type of ship which has been assigned two important, dissimilar, and conflicting battle rôles. I refer to the destroyer, whose principal ...

The Influence of History Upon Sea Power

By Lieutenant Commander L. F. Safford, U. S. Navy
June 1932
From knowledge comes power It is presumptuous, to say the least, to question the theories of an eminent authority. This is particularly true when his ideas have been universally accepted. ...

Another Star Finder and Spotter

By E. B. Collins
June 1932
The first astronomers were the ancient shepherds who, as they tended their flocks beneath the starry canopy of heaven, naturally became interested in the orbs with which it is studded, ...

A Historic Parallel of Interest

By Lieutenant (J. G.) J. F. Dahlgren, U. S. Navy
June 1932
History repeats itself. We may accept this adage without examining the many events which have proved it. The culmination of a new parallel seems to be coming in the Germany ...

Discussions

June 1932
Neutrality—Can It Be Maintained by a World Power? (See page 335, March, 1932 Proceedings) Rear Admiral W. T. Cluverius, U. S. Navy.—The status of the neutral has always been the ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
June 1932
From April 3 to May 3 FAR EAST Shanghai Truce Arrangements.—Early in May the long-deferred truce agreement between Japan and China for the evacuation of the occupied area around Shanghai ...

Book Reviews

June 1932
ROPE YARNS FROM THE OLD NAVY. By Rear Admiral Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. Navy. New York: The Naval History Society. 1931. $5.00. Reviewed by Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves, U. ...

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