The Monroe Doctrine: Its Application of Today

By Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps
October 1932
The study of the Monroe Doctrine, as it is interpreted today, with its corollaries and modifications, is of peculiar interest to the naval service, particularly that branch represented by the ...

From Rio to the Amazon in the "Do-X"

By Lieutenant Commander W. H. P. Blandy, U. S. Navy
October 1932
The early morning stillness of Rio Harbor was suddenly broken by motor exhaust and propeller whine which increased to a roar as one after another of the twelve 600-horsepower motors ...

Our Petty Officers—Help Them to Help Us

By Lieutenant (J. G.) John M. Kennaday, U. S. Navy
October 1932
There is a little poem, well known in the service, which recounts the progress of an order from its origin by the captain, on down. It passes through various officers ...

An Ancient Mystery of Naval Construction

By Walter B. Norris, Professor, Naval Academy
October 1932
With illustrations from ancient vases and monuments.1A problem in naval history and ship construction in Greece and Rome that has been attacked many times by scholars during the last ...

Ships Versus Forts—Dardanelles, March, 1915

By Lieutenant D. D. Mercer, Royal Navy (Retired)
October 1932
The purely naval campaign to force a passage through the Dardanelles, heavily guarded as they were by powerful modern forts, mine fields, and shore torpedo tubes, culminated in a final ...

Let The Caissons Roll

By Lieutenant Colonel Alva Lee, U. S. Army (Retired)
October 1932
More often than not to alleviate an effect augments the cause. This is but dimly recognized in the field of economics because effect and cause are many times so well ...

The Tanganyika Expedition

By H. A. De Weerd, Department of History, Denison University
October 1932
The British Tanganyika expedition enjoys the reputation of being the smallest, most novel, and most distant naval enterprise undertaken during the great war. Rarely indeed have officers and men of ...

The "Wyoming" at Shimonoseki

By Willard Curtis Tyler
October 1932
THE STORY OF A VERY GALLANT NAVAL ACTIONOn July 16, 1863, sixty-nine years I ago this summer, a lone American warship of no considerable size, the Wyoming, carried on ...


October 1932
Our Petty Officers—Help Them to Help Us(See page 1437, this issue)Brigadier General George Richards, U. S. Marine Corps.Lieutenant John Kennaday’s paper is a welcome contribution touching an ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
October 1932
AMERICAN FOREIGN RELATIONSNeutral Action Under Peace Pact. —Before the Council of Foreign Relations at New York on August 7, Secretary of State Stimson elaborated the new doctrine that the ...

Book Reviews

October 1932
FARADAY AND HIS METALLURGICAL RESEARCHES. By Sir Robert A. Hadfield, Bt. London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd. 1931. 21s.The author, long a member of the Naval Institute, distinguished as an author ...

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