Is Defeat Inevitable?

By Lieutenant (J. G.) Ernest M. Eller, U. S. Navy
September 1934
“I pray thee, fear not all things alike, nor count up every risk. For if in each matter that comes before us thou wilt look to all possible chances, never ...

Coronary Sclerosis

By Commander George W. Calver (M. C.), U. S. Navy
September 1934
Heart disease! What a terrifying phrase to use to condemn a man to perpetual invalidism. Yet, how many things we can do for it! How very marvelous are the recovery ...

Momentous Discrepancies

By Lieutenant Chester C. Wood, U. S. Navy
September 1934
For those of us who earn our daily bread by communicating, life is largely a matter of striving to avoid discrepancies. The discrepancy report is to us what a broken ...

The Confederate States Naval Academy

By Lieutenant Winston Folk, U. S. Navy
September 1934
Mahan in America, Darrieus in France, and others have shown clearly in their writings that in the American War of Secession the ultimate defeat of the Confederacy was inevitable because ...

The Technical Aspects of Jutland

By Lieutenant Commander Howard G. Brownson, U. S. Naval Reserve
September 1934
*Editor’s Note.—This article was submitted in the Prize-Essay Contest, 1934. Nobody can say, looking at Europe and indeed at the whole world as it is today, that it is impossible ...

The Air Almanac: An Appreciation

By Lieutenant Arthur A. Ageton, U. S. Navy
September 1934
It is an ancient story. For months, the Famous-Editor had been trying to persuade the Oldest-Reporter-in-the-World to write a feature story on their mutual friend, Halstead. Since the Oldest-Reporter-in-the-World had ...

The Naval Academy—A Suggested Mission

By Captain John S. Barleon, U. S. Navy
September 1934
For a decade or more during which educational institutions throughout the country have been floundering in an effort to decide upon the objectives of education, the Naval Academy has had ...

Tryon and the Victoria

By Lieutenant R. E. Bassler (C. E. C.), U. S. Navy
September 1934
The general public chiefly remembers the name of Vice Admiral Sir George Tryon in connection with the loss of H.M.S. Victoria in 1893. Persons connected with disasters are chiefly recalled ...

The German Gunboat that Became a Yankee

By Carlos C. Hanks
September 1934
Late in the month of July, 1914, as the curtain of the World War shuddered to its impending ascent, a little 3-masted gunboat flying the flag of imperial Germany was ...


September 1934
Promotion by Selection (See page 769, June, 1934, Proceedings.) Rear Admiral W. W. Phelps, U.S.N. (Retired).—Admiral Sims's paper is bound to encourage some, like the undersigned, to want to burst ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy
September 1934
From July 3 to August 3 The AUSTRIAN CRISIS Premier Dollfuss Assassinated.—The threatened Nazi attempt to overthrow the Austrian government came on July 25 when a band of 147 Nazis ...

Book Reviews

September 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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