Proceedings Magazine - January 1933 Vol. 59/1/359

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’Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved,

That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved,
Amidst confusion, horror, and despair,
Examined all the dreadful...

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    By Lieutenant Commander M. F. Talbot (S. C.), U. S. Navy

    ’Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved,

    That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved,
    Amidst confusion, horror, and despair,
    Examined all the dreadful scenes of war;
    In peaceful thought the field of...

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    By Lieutenant (J. G.) William H. Gridley, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The increased speed of aircraft and surface vessels has had a decided influence on navigation methods during the past fifteen to twenty years. Spurred on by the new demands our high­est authorities on navigation have developed tables...

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    Supervising Nicaraguan elections to provide free and fair elections is one of the many aids to American foreign policy used to insure that the area between the Rio Grande and the Panama Canal contains no actual or potential menace to the national...

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    By Lieutenant Colonel J. M. Scammell, Militia Bureau
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    By Commander Holloway H. Frost, U. S. Navy

                During the American Revolution the Continental Congress built an American navy. Naturally such a force as we could then hastily organize had no chance to wrest the command of the sea from the...

  • The Suicide Squadron
    By R. H. Gibson

                It is the task of the historian, confronted by a mass of material, to sift and select the relevant from the extraneous. And the Great War provided such a plethora of data that it...

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    By Captain Gilbert T. Rude, Coast and Geodetic Survey

    Nature continually demonstrates that the combined or the prolonged action of minute forces is capable of exerting tremendous energy and of per­forming prodigious tasks.

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    By Colonel Harold C. Reisinger, U. S. Marine Corps

    The spring of this year witnessed he realization of a cherished ambition of the United States Coast Guard—the culmination of their effort to develop an aviation branch. Beginning in April, 1930, funds became available for the purchase of...

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    By Lieutenant Commander E. W. Wunch, Jr., U. S. Navy

    Inasmuch as the gyrocompass seems to be surrounded by mystery, and many people believe that its operation is difficult and understood only by the specialist, its principles are here described in the hope that this paper, based on a...

  • The Pathfinder Of The Seas
    By Captain J. F. Hellweg, U. S. Navy

    On the afternoon of April 14, 1932, the Honorable Secretary of the p Navy accepted from Mrs. James Parmelee, the granddaughter of Lieutenant Maury, the handsome bronze bust of the "Pathfinder of the Seas.”

    The impressive...

  • Discussions

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  • Notes On International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

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  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff

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    By Frank H. Simonds

 
 

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