D'Estaing's Fleet Revealed

By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)
February 1935
One of the most important contributions ever made to the naval records of our Revolutionary War was the recent discovery of six accurately executed drawings showing the ships of Count ...

Thank the Lord They’re Over!

By Lieutenant (J.G.) E. M. Eller, U. S. Navy
February 1935
Finished professional examination in ... at 1600 Finished day’s work at 1600 . . . Thank the Lord! IF the naval examining board has not had most of its papers ...

A Model Moroccan Operation

By Colonel Frank E. Evans, U. S. Marine Corps
February 1935
As a model of intelligent staff plan­ning and meticulous execution, of surprise and audacity, with far-reaching results crowning the decision, the conquest of the Tafilelt stands out in the closing ...

A Child's Recollections of the Potomac Flotilla

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)
February 1935
My childhood home was Cross Manor House, built by Sir Thomas Cornwallys, Solicitor for Lord Baltimore's Maryland Colony, on the Banks of St. Inigoes Creek, an inlet from the St. ...

Failure at Gallipoli

By Captain E. P. Jessop, U. S. Navy (Retired)
February 1935
A study of the writings of those who had a part in the inception and carrying out of the ill-fated Gallipoli project gives one a sense of the diffi­culty which ...

Aerology and the Hawaiian Flight

By Lieutenant E. W. Stephens, U. S. Navy
February 1935
The San Francisco-Honolulu flight of Patrol Squadron Ten was not a glorious adventure to break world records but was recommended by the Commander, Aircraft Base Force and the Commander in ...

La Palabra Del Gringo!

By Colonel H. C. Reisinger, U. S. Marine Corps
February 1935
Leadership of the Nicaraguan National Guard An officer who had served two years with the Guardia Nacional of t Nicaragua once related to me a little incident that happened in ...

Graphic Interpolation in Azimuth Tables

By Commander Francis S. Craven, U. S. Navy
February 1935
Those who share the writer’s dislike of arithmetical interpolation in azi­muth tables should welcome the graphic method described below. Not only is it simple and free of mathematics but it ...

The Passing of Togo

By Charles Lee Lewis
February 1935
On May 30, only three days after the twenty-ninth anniversary of the great naval battle which made him famous, Admiral Heihachiro Togo Passed to the abode of his ancestors. Dying ...

Navy Skyhooks

By Lieutenant H. B. Miller, 1U. S. Navy
February 1935
Many civilians have been mys­tified to discover, while watching the U.S.S. Macon soar through the air, that the group of tiny planes they saw flying around the ship only a ...

Discussions

February 1935
The Air Almanac (See page 1261, September, 1934, Proceedings) George W. Mixter, Cruising Club of America.—The article seems too modest a statement of the importance of Air Almanac principles to ...

Notes on International Affairs

Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy
February 1935
From December 3 to January 3 NAVAL PROBLEMS JAPAN ENDS WASHINGTON TREATY.— Japan on December 29 delivered formal notice of her decision to terminate the Washington naval treaty at the ...

Book Reviews

February 1935
JANE’S FIGHTING SHIPS, 1934. Ed­ited by Oscar Parkes. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd. 42s. The thirty-eighth annual edition of Jane made its appearance in London on Decem­ber 10, ...

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