Proceedings Magazine - June 1938 Vol. 64/6/424

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*This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938.

“Though all the world be at peace if the art of war be forgot there is peril.”—Ancient Chinese proverb.



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  • The Disturbing Outlook in the Orient
    By Captain Dudley W. Knox, U. S. Navy (Retired)

    *This article was submitted in the Prize Essay Contest, 1938.

    “Though all the world be at peace if the art of war be forgot there is peril.”—Ancient Chinese proverb.

  • The Three-Mile Limit of Territorial Waters
    By Lieutenant Commander W. E. Hilbert, U. S. Navy

    I. The Rule Today

  • Naval Trial Courses and Trials
    By Lieutenant Commander L. T. Haugen (C.C.), U. S. Navy

    It has been observed on trial trips that ships’ officers are very much interested in the trial course and how trials are run. As there is very little literature on the subject available for general reading and as the experience of a...

  • The U.S.S. Gannet Visits Attu, Aleutian Islands, May 28, 1932
    By Lieutenant Commander Lionel L. Rowe, U. S. Navy

    A cheerless gray sky hung dejectedly over the snow-covered island ahead of us. We knew by dead reckoning it must be Attu. We had reached the last hump in that volcanic chain of Aleutian Islands vomited from the depths of the Bering Sea.

  • The Alligator, First Federal Submarine of the Civil War
    By Louis H. Bolander

    The American Civil War used astonishingly modern weapons. It was a war of innovations. The reason for this is clear. The middle of the nineteenth century was a period of invention, of scientific inquiry, and of remarkable achievement in almost...

  • The Most Slandered Man in History
    By Alan Cornwall Smith

    A few miles outside of the modern city of Panama stand some ancient ruins, gray masses of masonry which have been brooding there in their desolation for nearly three centuries. They are the remains of Old Panama, "Panama la Vieja,...

  • Chaotic Spain: An Estimate of the Spanish Civil War
    By Commander L. F. Safford, U. S. Navy

    “History repeats itself”

    In Spain we have a people of very tenacious and independent fibre, crushed but not destroyed by centuries of misrule.” Havelock Ellis.

  • Three Naval Campaigns: A Study in Disaster
    By Lieutenant Philip R. Osborn, U. S. Navy

    Many marked similarities occur in the study of the famous naval campaigns of history, both in regard to the conduct and to the theory of naval war. Nowhere does this similarity present itself more clearly than in a review of the campaigns of...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    More About "Safety First, Second, or Third"

    (See page 1144, August, 1937, PROCEEDINGS)

    (See page 1626, November, 1937, PROCEEDINGS)

    (See page 261, February, 1938, PROCEEDINGS)

  • Book Reviews

    JAPAN MUST FIGHT BRITAIN. By Lieutenant Commander Tota Ishimaru, I.J.N. Translated by Instructor- Captain G. V. Rayment, C.B.E.,R. N. (Retired). Harrisburg, Pa.: The Telegraph Press. 1936. 340 pages. $3.00. Reviewed by Captain C. C. Gill, U. S....

  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared by Professor Allan Westcott, U.S. Naval Academy


    Franco-British Alliance.—What amounted to a close military and naval defensive alliance between France and the United Kingdom was brought to completion at the meeting between French and British ministers in London at...

  • Professional Notes
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