Bolivia

By Captain A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy
April 1941
The modern submarine has reached such an advanced stage of development as to require that it be looked upon as a new weapon of naval warfare. Its increased cruising radius ...

Professional Notes

April 1941
UNITED STATES Snow Birds Infantry Journal, March. —The news from Finland during her war with Soviet Russia thoroughly awakened our Army to the desirability of training for winter combat. It ...

Notes on International Affairs

April 1941
BALKAN WAR MOVES Bulgaria Joins Axis. —Having exhausted all means of further postponement, and in acceptance of terms to which it was believed King Boris had already secretly committed himself ...

Book Reviews

April 1941
BOOK DEPARTMENT Members of the Institute, both regular and associate, may save money by ordering books through its Book Department, which will supply any obtainable book. A discount of 10 ...

Discussions, Comments and Notes

April 1941
Captain Lloyd L. Crandall. —Rear Admiral Brumby’s brief and succinct article in the February issue of the PROCEEDINGS cannot fail to be of value and interest to all practical navigators. ...

The Confederacy's Only Foreign War

By Carlos C. Hanks
April 1941
A boatload of officers from the Confederate commerce raider Georgia had landed through the surf on the coast of Morocco about 30 miles south of Mogador, and were exercising on ...

Modern Submarine Versus Major Warship

By Lieutenant S. D. Willingham, U. S. Navy
April 1941
The modern submarine has reached such an advanced stage of development as to require that it be looked upon as a new weapon of naval warfare. Its increased cruising radius ...

Give Us Bombproof Air Bases

By Laurence Sanger Davis, RM 1c, U. S. Navy
April 1941
After many years of near inactivity, this country of ours and those who direct its destiny have finally awakened to world conditions, discarded their famous ostrich tactics, and have begun ...

Historic Ships of the Navy—Katahdin

By Robert W. Neeser
April 1941
The first Katahdin was a small, heavily- armed screw gunboat built by contract during the Civil War. She was a wooden steamer of the fourth rate, launched at the shipyard ...

The First Lieutenant: A Relic of the Days of Sail

By Lieutenant (j.g.) William Conrad Abhau, U. S. Navy
April 1941
Some time ago, in conversation with other officers, the idea of combining the functions of the Engineering Department and the Construction and Repair Department aboard ship occurred to me. At ...

William Eaton—"The Hero of Derne"

By Lieutenant Commander Charles Moran, U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1941
I A treeless, parched, sun-beaten caravan route stretches along the base - of the Libyan plateau on which a British and an Italian army recently engaged in a campaign that ...

Sea Power and Air Power in 1940

By Commander William A. Read, U. S. Naval Reserve
April 1941
Military operations during 1940, in the European theater of war, afforded a striking succession of examples of the paralyzing effectiveness of modern mechanized attack, in which air power and tanks, ...

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