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1923 CAJ V59 n1

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Picks up from the J US Artillery reflecting the concerns for coastal defence after WW1.
Picks up from the J US Artillery reflecting the concerns for coastal defence after WW1.

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THE COAST ARTILLERY JOURNAL
(PuBLISHED AS THE JOURNAL UNITED STATES ARTILLERY FROM 1892 TO JUNE. 1922)
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1923
bU Coast Artilleru Journal
Vol. 59. No.1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOR
JULY, 1923
Whole No. 203
USAADS library
Fort Bliss, Texas 79916
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TIlE BATTERY OFFICEHS' CLASS, C. A. SCHOOL. Hl2:~
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TIlE C.\:\IP.\IGX OF COHONEL AXD THE FALKLAXDS, AGGl:STI, 1!l1L TO :\IAHCH 1L H)1ii .By CAPT.\IX ED\VARDS. KELLOGG,
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True Servil'e for the QUl.'en 62The Journal Xeeds Translators " 67The Beaten Zone 68
COAST ARTILLERY BOARD XOTES
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Employment of Heavy Artillery-Problem Xo. 12-A Solution 81
TilE BCLLETIX BOARD 83
BOOK REnEWS : 88
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Vol. 59 No.1 JULY, 1923
Whole No. 203
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The Campaign of Coronel and the FalklandsAugust 1, 1914, to March 14, 1915
 By
Captain Edward 
S.
Kellogg,
U.S.
Navy
The second in a series of historical studies at the Army H'ar College, made avail-able through the courtesy of the Commandant and of the author.
_HE Battle of Coronel, ~oYember 1, 1914,and the Battle ofTheFalkland Islands, December 8, 1914,were the culminations othe cruiser.warfarewhich\vascarried onduring the first months
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the Great \Yar and cannot properly be appreciated without study otheentire fieldand the eyents leading up to and following the battles.
OUTLIXE OF HISTORY
GEXERAL SITCATIOX
When Great Britain entered the war August 4, 1914, France andRussiahad been at war with Germany since August 1, 1914. Duringtheperiodofstrained relations, preparations \,'eremade and instructionsissuedto protect trade routes. to stop the enemy trade and to destroythe enemy forces on foreign stations.In general, the plan adopted was to .warnshipping of the openingofhostilities, to route cargoshipping according to information recei\'ed,but without escort, to escort troop ships in conyoy, to diyide the traderoutes into sections and to proyide each section with a forceto furnishescOrts,to patrol localpoints \\,ith a yiewto destroying enemy cruisers,and to capture enemy shipping. ~-\tthe outbreak of hostilities thehomefleet c.Jyered the Xorth ~-\t1anticand approaches to the BritishIsles. In the ::\lediterranean werethree battle cruiseis, four armoredcruisers, four light cruisers, and a torpedo flotilla, together with mostofthe French Xan'. In more distant seas there were a battle cruise~.two old battleship~,
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