The Field Artillery Journal 1943 09 (PDF)


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Vol. 33 No. 9 ……. Cover: Our Friends of the Navy continue to provide excellent photos of Army artillery in action. This month’s cover shows a 105 position on Attu, well supplied with ammunition with which to blast the Japs from the hills. ….. Articles:
Battle Performance of Field Artillery
Battle of Sidi Bou Zid: 15 Feb. ’43 By Lt. Col. Edwin H. Burba, FA
El Guettar: March 25 – April 8, 1943 By Col. Douglas J. Page, FA
Local Security of a Battalion Position By Lt. Col. Joseph R. Couch, FAObservation By Maj. Neil D. Cox, FA
Combat Conclusions of a Medium Battalion in Africa by Lt. Col. W. C. Westmoreland, FA
Grasshoppers By Col. W. W. Ford, FA
Air OPs in Tunisia Campaign
155th Field Battery at Beja
Perimeters in Paragraphs by Col. Conrad H. Lanza
Mechanics for Coordination
It Might Have Been You By Maj. W. A. Hadfield, FA
Killed: 127 Bugs with One Round By Captain Mike Rinehart, FA
B.V.D. Machine Gun Mount By Capt. Byron R. Rampton, FA
Seeing is Believing By Lt. Donald G. Merritt, FA
The Lecture by Lt. Col. S. W. M. Whitehead
German Conduct of Fire
Use of Training Film in the German Army
Pack Artillery Afloat by Maj. G. M. Payne, FA
.30-Cal. Mount for Ml 155 Gun By Brig. Gen. C. P. George
Awards of Association Medals
Time Fire and the Observed Fire Chart By Maj. Roger Wilco
Guadalcanal Chantey by Capt. Lincoln Stoddard and Capt. Henri Bourneuf
Routes into Europe, Part IV By Col. Conrad H. Lanza
Field Artillery Units as of 14 July 1943
Fire Direction Aid by Capt. F. W. Duff, FA
More on the 25-Pounder By Maj. Gen. Henry Rowan-Robinson, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.
With 25-Pounders in New Caledonia By Capt. William Gray, FA
Running Jungle Traverses By Capt. Charles B. Foster, Jr., FA
Initial Data from Rocket Bearings By Lt. James J. Landy, FA
The Short Base Resection By Maj. T. N. Dupuy, FA
Speed and Survey By Lt. Francis Kernan, FA
S-2, Division Artillery By Capt. Malcolm R. Wilkey, FA
Sericeman’s Tax Guide By Capt. Donald E. Stingel, Ord.
Occupation of Position by Service Battery By Capt. David M. Levy, FA
Not in the Book
Diary of War Events
Book Reviews