A Fast Battle Wing

By G. H. Hoffmann
August 1938
“Quo Vadis?”When the French Dunkerque, first of a new generation of capital ships—the Nelson and Rodney being considered as closing vessels of the World War era—made her appearance in the ...

Yachtsmen and the Navy

By Drake H. Sparkman
August 1938
These are times when professional seafaring men—and naval officers are probably no exception—must wonder if there is any reasonable excuse for the water being all cluttered up with small boats ...

All Is Lost But Honor

By Lieutenant Commander E. B. Perry, U. S. Navy
August 1938
IT HAPPENED soon after the Armistice. German-American trade, which had been nonexistent for so long, was opening up. The Philadelphia-built ship, Liberty Glo, owned by the Shipping Board and under ...

The Passing of the Cadet Engineers

By Captain J. M. Ellicott, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1938
The writer became a cadet engineer much as Koko in “The Mikado” was “taken to the county jail—by a lot of curious chances.” As my experiences were typical of the ...

Paul Joseph Dashiell, Ph.D.

By Professor J. C. Gray, U. S. Naval Academy
August 1938
Since his death in July, 1937, Captain Paul J. Dashiell has been lauded for his achievements in football, both as player and a coach, and also for his work as ...

The Masquerading Marine

By Raymond J. Walker
August 1938
ABOUT THE year 1750 there was a public house at Wapping which bore a curious signboard. On one side of the sign was painted the figure of a jolly British ...

Hwang Tsao

By Lieutenant Commander Glenn Howell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
August 1938
The Yangtze Kiang rises in the lost regions of the roof of the world. For hundreds of miles it flows through an Unknown country, emerging into civilization in the rich ...

Ruse De Guerre

By Lieutenant John Bermingham, U. S. Navy
August 1938
The Great War began August 1, 1914. Two days later German troops marched through Belgium. Thus, with a deception began the greatest spectacle of history, for Belgian soil in anticipation ...


By Lieutenant (j.g.) Raymond J. Toner, U. S. Naval Reserve
August 1938
Every year disasters strike in various parts of the country, lives are lost, property damaged, and sometimes the sound of the galloping hoofs of the Four Horsemen is heard. Yet ...

Lessons Learned at Shanghai in 1932

By Lieutenant Commander H. H. Smith-Hutton, U. S. Navy
August 1938
The operations of the Japanese naval landing force at Shanghai during the period January-March, 1932, form interesting and important chapter in e history of the Japanese Navy. This first major ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

August 1938
Known Sunk—German Submarine War Losses 1914-18(See page 66, January, 1938, Proceedings)Dr. Vladimir V. Mendl, A.M. f-N.A.—Mr. Grant has touched a most interesting subject, about which much information has become available ...

Book Reviews

August 1938
L’ARTE DI GUERRA IN MARE. By Ammiraglio di Divisione Oscar di Giamberardino, Royal Italian Navy. Rome, Italy: Ministero della Marina, Tipo-Litografia dell’ Ufficio di Gabinetto. 444 pages. 1937.Reviewed by Commander ...

Notes on International Affairs

August 1938
CENTRAL EUROPEFate of the Czechs.—More than on any other factor, the turn of events in Central Europe may be said to depend on the attitude and action of Britain, or ...

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