Accession Number:

ADA499791

Title:

The Coast Artillery Journal. Volume 82, Number 1, January-February 1939

Descriptive Note:

Journal

Corporate Author:

COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1939-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

101.0

Abstract:

This issue of The Coast Artillery Journal contains the 1938 prize essay, The Backbone of Sea Power, by Major E. M. Benitez, C.A.C., which examines the inadequacy of U.S. harbor defenses, including the unavailability of antiaircraft artillery. Other articles in this issue include The Navy and the Coast Artillery, by Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Naval Operations Blackout, by Lieutenant Milan G. Weber, C.A.C. Palestine Some Aspects of the Military Problem, by Major William Yale, Military Intelligence Reserve Bonaparte in Italy The Campaign of Speed Part I, by Fletcher Pratt Leader and Led, by Major Thomas R. Phillips, C.A.C. and Fort Bragg Firing Exercises, by Captain E. W. Chamberlain, C.A.C. The journal also includes numerous photographs of German soldiers and laborers constructing barriers along the French border and the Rhine. Other photographs show German soldiers living in fully equipped underground forts. The remainder of the journal contains sections on News and Comment the submarine mine battery that won the 1938 Knox Trophy notes from the Office of the Chief of Coast Artillery, including reports from Fort Monroe, the Hawaiian Separate Coast Artillery Brigade, Corregidor, First Coast Artillery District, and West Point Coast Artillery Board notes contributors book reviews and coast artillery orders.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Antiaircraft Defense Systems
  • Fire Control and Bombing Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE