Contributor(s)COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA
KeywordsStructural Engineering and Building Technology
Military Forces and Organizations
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Fire Control and Bombing Systems
*FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS
*COAST ARTILLERY CORPS
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AbstractThis issue of The Coast Artillery Journal contains the following articles: "Methods of Fire Adjustment," by Brigadier General R. E. Callan, U.S. Army; "Coast Artillery Instruction," by Colonel W. E. Cole, C.A.C.; "The Functions of Coast Fortifications in the Positive System of Coast Defense," by Major E. J. Cullen, C.A.C.; "Pistols and Pistol Shooting," by Major W. D. Frazer, C.A.C.; "Problems of an Officer on National Guard Duty," by Major H. A. Bagg, C.A.C.; "Organized Reserve Duty," by Captain M. E. Barker, C.A.C.; and "Coast Artillery Prospects," by 1st Lieutenant B. F. Fellers, C.A.C. The remainder of the issue contains the following features: an editorial on General John J. Pershing; Coast Artillery Board notes; Bulletin Board, including essays on "Playing the Game," (the essentials of which are effort, fair play, self-control, team work, and set a good example), the Military Attache, the C.A.C. with the Japanese Relief Expedition, a single promotion list for the C.A.C. noncommissioned staff, funds raised for rifle and pistol teams, and history of the U.S. flag; Professional notes on new types of antiaircraft artillery, 3-inch antiaircraft gun mount (model 1923 E), materiel and morale, the keystone of our national defense (the Panama Canal), mine-laying submarines, rapidity of fire of the 155-mm gun, helium supplies, target practice of Batteries A and B, 51st Coast Artillery, airplane superchargers, and world's largest floating dock.
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The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 60, Number 6, June 1924COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA; Green, J. A.; Dutton, D. L. (1924-06)This issue of The Coast Artillery Journal contains the following articles: "The Coast Artillery School Centennial Exercises" (this includes the text of the address given by General John J. Pershing); "A History of the Coast Artillery Board and its Work," by Colonel H. J. Hatch, C.A.C., President, Coast Artillery Board (this article was recently delivered as a lecture to the student officers of the Coast Artillery School); "Establishment of the Coast Artillery School and its Operation Until the World War," by Major Robert Arthur, C.A.C.; "The Coast Artillery School during the World War"; "The Coast Artillery School Today," by Lieutenant Colonel William H. Wilson, C.A.C., Assistant Commandant; and "Painting of President Monroe Presented to the Coast Artillery School," by Captain W. W. Irvine. The remainder of the issue contains the following features: editorials on the Coast Artillery School, the Literary Digest on Antiaircraft Gun Fire, and Coast Defense and the Navy; book reviews; index to Coast Artillery Board notes, May 1922 to March 1924; and Index to Volume 60, January-June 1924.
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The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 59, Number 5, November 1923COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA; Green, J. A.; Dutton, D. L. (1923-11)This issue of The Coast Artillery Journal begins with the following articles: "The Coast Artillery and the Engineers," by Major General F. W. Coe. This article examines how the Coast Artillery Corps was altered and molded to play its part in the World War. Thus was its mission defined: "The Coast Artillery Corps is charged with the service of the fixed and movable elements of the land and coast fortifications, all railroad artillery, antiaircraft guns and trench mortar artillery. Its primary weapon is the cannon, the antiaircraft gun and the submarine mine; the other weapons are auxiliary. Other articles appearing in this issue are as follows: "The Conduct and Handling of Von Kluck's Army from August 10th to September 15th, 1914," by Major Arthur W. Lane, Infantry (D.O.L.); "The Cole Spotting Board," by Captain J. M. Cole, C.A.C.; "Coast Artillery Summer Training Camps: Citizens' Military Training Camp, Fort Hancock, N.J.," by Captain Raymond D. Spaun, C.A.C.; "The Fort Monroe, Virginia R.O.T.C. Coast Artillery Camp 1923," by Lieutenant Colonel Hartman L. Butler, C.A.C.; "The Fort Barrancas R.O.T.C. Camp," by Major William C. Washington, C.A.C.; "Coast Artillery Officers' Reserve Camp: Fort Hancock, New Jersey," by Captain Napoleon Boudreau, C.A.C.; and "The Training of Antiaircraft Machine Gunners," by Second Lieutenant Halstead C. Fowler, C.A.C. The remainder of the issue contains the following features: an editorial on outlawing war, Coast Artillery Board notes, Bulletin Board, and book reviews.