Accession Number : ADA500185


Title :   The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 59, Number 5, November 1923


Descriptive Note : Journal


Corporate Author : COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA


Personal Author(s) : Green, J A ; Dutton, D L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a500185.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1923


Pagination or Media Count : 87


Abstract : 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.


Descriptors :   *ARMY , *ANTIAIRCRAFT GUNNERY , *ARMY TRAINING , *FIRE CONTROL SYSTEMS , *FIRST WORLD WAR , *ARTILLERY UNITS , *MISSIONS , ARTILLERY , GUNNERS , PERIODICALS , GERMANY(EAST AND WEST) , BELGIUM , RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS , NAVAL MINES , MILITARY PUBLICATIONS , BATTLES , CIVILIAN PERSONNEL , ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS , MOVING TARGETS , NETHERLANDS , MILITARY HISTORY , COASTAL REGIONS


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Fire Control and Bombing Systems
      Guns


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE