Merchant Seamen

By Lieutenant Commander Felix Riesenberg, U. S. Naval Reserve
May 1932
Down to the sea in their crazy shipsWent the sailors David knew.There have been, and perhaps still are, many theories covering that amorphous mass of moving men who ...

The Asiatic Station

By Lieutenant Felix L. Johnson, U. S. Navy
May 1932
Even though orders to the Asiatic station may have been requested and even expected, their receipt is usually accompanied by a sinking feeling somewhat akin to that experienced when the ...

Breaking Economic Strangle Holds

By Arthur R. Blessing
May 1932
Some Reflections upon International EtiquetteIn the early Olympic games, there was introduced a contest called the pancratium. This was a combination of boxing and wrestling and was considered by ...

The Development of the Faculty of Command

By Captain John W. Greenslade, U. S. Navy
May 1932
Lecture delivered to Postgraduate School, Annapolis, November 21, 1931.Our service life, with its incidents and experiences, its routine and emergencies, and its periods of study and reflection, extended over many ...


May 1932
Deck Officer Training for the Merchant Marine(See page 1637, December, 1931, Proceedings)Lieutenant (J. G.) R. R. McNulty, U. S. Naval Reserve.—After reading the subject article the writer of the ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
May 1932
From March 3 to April 3FAR EASTAction of League Assembly.—Though finally held in check by the major powers, the special session of the League Assembly to consider the Sino-Japanese ...

Book Reviews

May 1932
THE NAVY: DEFENSE OR PORTENT? By Charles A. Beard. New York: Harper & Bros. 1932. $2.00.Reviewed by Vice Admiral W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy (Retired).(Reprinted from the Philadelphia Inquirer ...

Notes on the Geneva Conference

By Lieutenant Commander Schuyler Mills, U. S. Navy
May 1932
In February the conference managed to avoid making a decision between the German contention for “equality” of treatment by revision of the Versailles Treaty restrictions on armament, and the French ...

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