Proceedings Magazine - November 1941 Vol. 67/11/465

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The acquisition of potential bases in the West Indies and the possibility of establishing military outposts in South America have focused attention on the subject of Pan-Americanism....



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  • Pan-Americanism and Naval Policy
    By Lieutenant Commander Isaiah Olch, U. S. Navy

    The acquisition of potential bases in the West Indies and the possibility of establishing military outposts in South America have focused attention on the subject of Pan-Americanism. Although the United States has enjoyed close...

  • An American Naval Officer in the Mediterranean, 1802-7
    By Mary Lewis Cooke and Charles Lee Lewis

    Often interesting information in naval history is found in the letters of officers who were not fortunate enough to become famous and who have accordingly been largely overlooked by the historians. Such an officer in the United States Navy was...

  • The Buccaneers
    By Lieutenant Commander Charles Moran, U. S. Naval Reserve


  • The Armored Cruiser—Past and Present
    By A. E. Sokol

    AFTER a pause of some 35 years the United States Navy is about to revive the armored cruiser as an integral part of the fleet. It therefore seems appropriate at this time to ask: What is the purpose of the armored cruiser, and what...

  • Uruguay
    By Rear Admiral A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy
    The early history of Uruguay until about 1800 is closely linked to that of the Provinces of the River Plate.
  • Naval Uses of Aerial Photography
    By J. M. Haynie, CP, U. S Navy (FNR)

    IRRESPECTIVE of how good a product may be or how well it may be perfected, widespread uses must be developed in order that a marked demand for the product be created, otherwise success of the venture will be slight indeed....

  • The Occupation of Tsingtao
    By Lieutenant Commander Arthur A. Ageton, U. S. Navy

    A Footnote to the Current History of the China Incident

  • The Marines at Playa Del Este
    By Carlos C. Hanks

    When Admiral Cervera's squadron had been trapped in the harbor of Santiago, the American fleet settled down to a grim and unwearied blockade, thereby beginning a new naval phase of the Spanish-American War, with new problems to be met and new...

  • The German Air Almanac
    By E. B. Collins

    A formidable and mighty air conflict rages along the entire battle front of the Old World, necessitating for the victorious combatants all expertness in the clever tricks of rapid maneuvering, together with every known short cut for...

  • How Many U-Boats Have Been Sunk?
    By Robert M. Grant

    Secrecy, in this war as in the last, marks the disappearance of German submarines. From the wreck of the typical U-boat there are no survivors; and when occasionally some few are picked up out of the oily water their stories are told...

  • Constructing a Spotting Board
    By Lieutenant L. R. Lampman, U. S. Navy

    During a recent tour of duty with a Naval R.O.T.C. Unit, I was confronted with the necessity of replacing an existent spotting board which had deteriorated beyond the realm of possible repair. Furthermore, the board was not entirely...

  • 200,000 Blood Donors for U. S. Forces
    By Robert Park MacHatton

    With actual delivery of dried human blood plasma now being made to units of the U. S. Navy, the initial phase of the program under which the armed forces of the United States are obtaining this life-preserving substance for emergency...

  • Discussions, Comments and Notes

    German Air Almanac

    (See page 1594, this issue)

    Commander William Sinton, U. S. Navy. —Mr. Collins has been in the Research Division of the Hydrographic Office for many years. He has thus been able to follow the...

  • Book Reviews


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  • Notes on International Affairs



    Protection of Shipping. —Great significance was attached to President Roosevelt’s radio address of September 11, in which after reviewing the attack on the...

  • Professional Notes


    Fighting Equipment of Army Divisions

    Army Ordnance, September-October. —


    Bermuda Base

  • Photographs


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