Naval Strategy in the Adriatic Sea During the World War

By A. E. Sokol, Assistant Professor, Stanford University “Viribus Unitis”
August 1937
No branch of historical science has more practical value than military- history, and none will more directly repay careful study and proper in­terpretation. But it is not from the wealth ...

"Les Isles Baleares Monsieur!"

By Lieutenant Commander Charles Moran, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1937
Unless you happen to be one of the many French army officers, gov­ernment officials, and commercial travelers who “commute,” so to speak, between Marseilles and Algiers you will probably be ...

The Basis of Our Naval Tradition

By Fletcher Pratt
August 1937
A Navy, in the most obvious sense, is composed of ships—tangible objects which can be weighed, meas­ured, and counted against one another. It is also composed of men, whose qualities ...

Semper Paratus—and the Fourth Estate

By Jerry MacMullen
August 1937
Headquarters perceives no objection to per­mitting accredited newspaper men to take pas­sage, at their own risk, on board Coast Guard vessels or Coast Guard aircraft for the purpose of obtaining ...

A Pass Defense for the Battle Line

By Lieutenant Commander Russell M. Ihrig, U. S. Navy
August 1937
Recent reports indicate that the British Navy, now that treaty restrictions are off, is considering the construction of an entirely new type ship to be added to her post-war (or ...

Let's Look at the Record

By Lieutenant Commander J. C. Van Cleve, U. S. Navy
August 1937
Time was when the various qualifica­tions of a naval officer existed almost entirely in the memory of his con­temporaries. Reports of happenings were rare. Communications were few. Engineer­ing and gunnery ...

Aerial Attacks on Fleets at Anchor

By Lieutenant Commander Logan C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy
August 1937
*This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1937. "Defense against aircraft must be dynamic" The development of the airplane as an effective instrument of modern warfare has provoked ...

Snowstorms in the Tropics

By Chief Pay Clerk C. A. Phillips, U. S. Marine Corps
August 1937
The most eastern weather eye of the United States is at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The eye is kept fo­cused by VO Squadron 9M, which flying Marine Corps outfit on ...

Safety Third

By Lieutenant James Hanna, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1937
“Safety First” should never become the slogan of the sea. It must not be allowed to. A larger view of safety as a whole should be striven for, lest em­phasis ...

Mongol Armada

By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1937
There is ample written evidence to show that during the early centuries after the time of Christ friendly in­tercourse regularly existed between China and Japan. Embassies were sent to and ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

August 1937
Marking of Enlisted Men (See page 708, May, 1937, Proceedings) Lieutenant Commander Philip P. Welch, U. S. Navy.—With respect to the high quarterly markings of enlisted men, there is one ...

Book Reviews

August 1937
Neutrality for the United States . By Edwin M. Borchard and William P. Lage. xi+380 pp. New Haven: Yale University Press. $3.50. Reviewed by John Bassett Moore The present volume ...

Notes on International Affairs

August 1937
The Spanish War Fascist Powers Quit Patrol.—Fol­lowing the attack on the Deutschland in May, Germany and Italy withdrew their ships from the international patrol of Spanish waters. About the middle ...

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