Naval Armament Limitation

By Captain Charles Conard (S.C.), U. S. Navy
January 1934
Editor’s Note:—This article was submitted in December, 1932, in the Prize Essay Contest, 1933. Experientia docet Comte, in his Positive Philosophy developed the theory that if history were intelligently studied, ...

Working Division

By Ensign C.E. Perkins, U.S. Navy
January 1934
In attempting an article on this subject, I feel the way a certain young officer must have felt when called up by his commanding officer after submitting his navigation notebook. ...

Oceanography and the Navy

By Commander C. C. Slayton, U. S. Navy
January 1934
Oceanography, the geography of the ocean, is of peculiar interest to the Navy, for it was our own Matthew Fontaine Maury who gave that branch of science its greatest impetus, ...

Even the Birds

By A Junior Officer's Widow
January 1934
The baby had finished his nightly sham battle against tub, water, and his father, and after he had eaten lustily we had tucked him drowsily into bed. Jim had wandered ...

Advice to Fellow-Middle-Agers

By Captain John B. Kaufman (M.C.), U. S. Navy
January 1934
This article was written in response to a request from the recent editor of the Proceedings, after he had heard me express myself on the subject of exercise for middle-aged ...

Anchoring Diagrams

By Lieutenant Commander O. L. Downes, U. S. Navy
January 1934
There is no new thing under the sun The problem of anchoring in a designated spot usually involves only the placing of the bow of a ship over the required ...

Food and the Theory of Probability

By Edward U. Condon, Associate Professor of Physics, Princeton University
January 1934
The United States Navy has found by experience that the proper amount of food to prepare per man for a mess of N men is not a linear function of ...

Evaluating a Series of Bearings

By Commander Ralph C. Parker, U. S. Navy
January 1934
When in thick weather and trying to fix our position by two bearings and the run between, it is well to take as many radio bearings as practicable and depend ...

The French Campaign in Morocco

By Colonel Frank E. Evans, U. S. Marine Corps
January 1934
Before snow again sheaths the ranges of the Grand Atlas in the heart of French Morocco a campaign of pacification that began in 1907 will end in the complete pacification ...


January 1934
Food and Theory of Probability (See page 75, this issue) Captain K. C. McIntosh (S.C.), U. S. Navy—Dr. Condon's article deserves one tribute at the outset of the discussion. For ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
January 1934
From November 3 to December 3 UNITED STATES AND EUROPE Recognition of Russia.—After ten days of negotiation final agreement was reached on November 16 for renewal of diplomatic relations between ...

Book Reviews

January 1934
BOOK DEPARTMENT Members of the Institute may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 per cent is allowed ...

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