Accession Number:

ADA951851

Title:

The New Artillery - Report of a Board of Officers Appointed to Make a Study of the Experience Gained by the Artillery of the A.E.F. and to Submit Recommendations Based Thereon

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1918-1919

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1919-03-22

Pagination or Media Count:

172.0

Abstract:

On March 22, l9l9 MG Ernest Hinds submitted this series of recommendations to the Chief of Staff, American Expeditionary Force on the suggested composition of the New Artillery through the use of mortars. Various comparisons with European mortars in use during WWI are indicated. The findings of the Trench and Mortar Board are complimentary to those of the Caliber Board which was also chaired by BG William I. Westervelt.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE