The Field Artillery Journal 1944 09 (PDF)


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Vol. 34 No. 9 ……. Cover: This month’s cover carries what is to our mind one of the war’s outstanding photos: an 8″ howitzer in action at Cassino during wet winter weather. Photographically it is well done, and rarely does the smoke remnant show so clearly – Conqueror’s breech must have just been opened. ….. Articles:
Lesley McNair
Kwajalein Atoll – An Interim Report By Maj. Gen. A. V. Arnold
Vertical Control in the Jungle By Lt. Col. M. L. Curry, USMC
Patrol Party By Capt. Robert F. Cocklin, FA
Liaison in the Jungle By Capt. Ralph M. Fuller, FA
Communications Problems in SWPA By Capt. Richard Leffers, FA, and Lt. George W. Maddox, FA
Using the G.I. Buffalo to Lay W-110 By Lt. Melvin C. Monroe, FA
Use of Field Artillery Liaison Planes in Wire Laying By Capt. Richard Leffers, FA, and Lt. George W. Maddox, FA
Communications Tips By S/Sgt. Edward H. Rhodes, FA
Intra-CP Communications By Capt. George Sammet, Jr., FA
Battery Positions
Java By Col. Conrad H. Lanza
High Angle Fire Direction Technique By Lt. Col. William S. Penn, FA
Firing Site Chart By Lt. Col Frank H. Skelly, FA
Site and Comp Site Slide Rule By Maj. Frank Townend, FA
Metro Slide for GFT By Maj. C. E. Bartlett, FA
Target Getting and Fixing By McKenzie Hill
Corps and Non-Divisional Artillery – Part II By Lt. Col. D. S. Somerville, FA
Field Artillery Observation – Part I
Pertinent Ideas, Old and New – II From the F.A.S.
Where are They? Water-Borne Artillery: New Georgia
Battalion Reconnaissance in Combat By Lt. Col. Joseph R. Couch, FA
British Modified Grid By Lt. Samuel J. Tobin, FA
True Coordinates for More Accurate Reinforcing Fires By Capt. Malcolm Shaw, Jr., FA
Tips from Overseas – II By Lt. Col. Bernard J. Rauch, FA
Captured Artillery in German Use
Fireworks on the Fourth By Harold Denny
Perimeters in Paragraphs By Col. Conrad H. Lanza
Cooperation in the Red Army
Field Artillery Intelligence By Col. Charles A. Pyle, FA
Tank Destroyer Coordination By Lt. Col. G. D. W. Court, M.C., R.A.
An All-Around Aid for the Computer By T/4 A. Stanczyk
Not in the Book
Diary of War Events
For Heroism and Service
Book Reviews