Contributor(s)COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA
KeywordsHumanities and History
Military Forces and Organizations
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Fire Control and Bombing Systems
*FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS
*COAST ARTILLERY CORPS
*ARMY WAR COLLEGE
NATURE OF WAR
CAUSES OF WAR
CRUELTY IN WAR
PRINCIPLES OF WAR
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AbstractThis issue of The Coast Artillery Journal contains the following articles: "The Army War College," by Major General Edward F. McGlachlin, U.S. Army (opening address of the Commandant at the initial session of the War College for the year 1922-1923); "War, Its Nature, Doctrines and Methods," by Lieutenant Colonel Hjalmar Erickson, Field Artillery; "A Study on Organization and Training for Coast Artillery Troops," by Major Meade Wildrick, C.A.C.; "The 1922 Encampment of the Coast Artillery Virginia National Guard," by Captain M. N. Fisher, C.A.C., Virginia National Guard; "The Training of Coast Artillery Signal Details," by Captain Chrystie McConnell, C.A.C.; "On the Firing Line of the Industrial Sector," by J. A. Morford (Editor's Note: Mr Morford is an authority on industrial management and the problems which confront the employer of both trained and untrained men. He makes clear the feelings of an employer towards army officers seeking civil pursuits and emphasizes just what is required of the ex-service man in order that he make good.); and "A Range Corrector," by Major Paul D. Bunker, C.A.C., (D.O.L.). The remainder of the issue contains the following features: editorials on Colonel James M. Williams (in memoriam), United We Stand, Major Hazeltine on Analysis, and 55th Artillery, C.A.C., Develops G.P.F. as Seacoast Weapon; Coast Artillery Board notes; solutions to Employment of Heavy Artillery problems; Bulletin Board; index to current artillery literature; and book reviews.
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