Pan-Americanism and Naval Policy

By Lieutenant Commander Isaiah Olch, U. S. Navy
November 1941
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 ...

How Many U-Boats Have Been Sunk?

By Robert M. Grant
November 1941
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 ...

Professional Notes

November 1941
UNITED STATES Fighting Equipment of Army Divisions Army Ordnance, September-October. — [CHART] Bermuda Base Chicago Tribune, September 4. —With a rapidity which makes the easygoing natives hereabouts rub their eyes ...

Notes on International Affairs

November 1941
FROM SEPTEMBER 10 TO OCTOBER 10 AMERICA AND THE WAR Protection of Shipping. —Great significance was attached to President Roosevelt’s radio address of September 11, in which after reviewing the ...

Book Reviews

November 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

November 1941
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 ...

200,000 Blood Donors for U. S. Forces

By Robert Park MacHatton
November 1941
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 ...

Constructing a Spotting Board

By Lieutenant L. R. Lampman, U. S. Navy
November 1941
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 ...

The German Air Almanac

By E. B. Collins
November 1941
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, ...

The Marines at Playa Del Este

By Carlos C. Hanks
November 1941
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 Occupation of Tsingtao

By Lieutenant Commander Arthur A. Ageton, U. S. Navy
November 1941
A Footnote to the Current History of the China Incident The political situation in the Far East had rapidly deteriorated from the Lukouchiao Incident at Marco Polo Bridge on July ...

Naval Uses of Aerial Photography

By J. M. Haynie, CP, U. S Navy (FNR)
November 1941
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 ...


By Rear Admiral A. T. Beauregard, U. S. Navy
November 1941
The early history of Uruguay until about 1800 is closely linked to that of the Provinces of the River Plate. In 1516 Juan Diaz de Solis, a Spaniard, sailed into ...

The Buccaneers

By Lieutenant Commander Charles Moran, U. S. Naval Reserve
November 1941
I What the net result of the present World War will be is, of course, too uncertain to permit of any prediction save one: the United States will emerge the ...

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