Tactics And Command

By Lieutenant Commander M. F. Talbot (S. C.), U. S. Navy
January 1933
’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 ...

The Principles Of The Gyrocompass

By Lieutenant Commander E. W. Wunch, Jr., U. S. Navy
January 1933
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 ...

Professional Notes

Compiled By Members Of The Editorial Staff
January 1933
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Book Reviews

January 1933
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Notes On International Affairs

Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1933
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Discussions

January 1933
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The Pathfinder Of The Seas

By Captain J. F. Hellweg, U. S. Navy
January 1933
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 ...

The Flying Lifeboat of the Coast Guard

By Colonel Harold C. Reisinger, U. S. Marine Corps
January 1933
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, ...

The "Expeditionary Corps" Of 1861

By the late Major Franklyn E. Town
January 1933
On the morning of November 7, 1861, on the coast of South Caro­lina, the sun appeared through a light veil of haze, announcing the dawn of a day which was ...

Earth's Rotational Force And Navigation

By Captain Gilbert T. Rude, Coast and Geodetic Survey
January 1933
Nature continually demonstrates that the combined or the prolonged action of minute forces is capable of exerting tremendous energy and of per­forming prodigious tasks. With its fel­lows, the tiny drop ...

The Suicide Squadron

By R. H. Gibson
January 1933
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 ...

How We Got Our Navy

By Commander Holloway H. Frost, U. S. Navy
January 1933
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 ...

Supervising Nicaraguan Elections, 1928

By Major Edwin North McClellan, U. S. Marine Corps
January 1933
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 ...

New Arrangement For "Nautical Almanac"

By Lieutenant (J. G.) William H. Gridley, U. S. Naval Reserve
January 1933
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 ...

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