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1947 CAJ V90 n6

1947 CAJ V90 n6

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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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FEATURING THE 45th AAA BRIGADE
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gratulations for their conscientious performance of duty and
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Christmas and Happy New Year.
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C O A S T A R T IL L E R Y
JO URNAL
FOUNDED
IN 1892
AS THE JOURNAL
OF
THE UNITED STATES ARTILLER
VOLUME LXXXX
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER, 1947NUMBER 6
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CONTENTS
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COVER: 40mm Gun Position in Belgium (See Page
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Signal Corps Photo.ACTIVITIES OF THE 45TH AAA BRIGADE.
B)' Colonel Gerald G. Gibbs .
THE EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE.
B)' Dr.
R.
J. Halle/Is .
 \\' ARHEADS FOR GUIDED MISSILES.
B)' Harold 
S.
Morton .
THE FUTURE OF THE COAST ARTILLERY.
B)' Colonel
D.
n '''.
Hicke)', Jr .
DAMAGE ANALYSIS IN ANTIAIRCRAFT ARTILLERY.
B)' Major Frankl)'n J. Micbaelson .
MEET THE U.S. AIR FORCE.
B)' Orz1ille
S.
Splitt and Murra)' Green .
GUIDED MISSILES AND FUTURE \X'ARFARE.
B)' Major General Jobn
L.
 Homer .
CORREGIDOR AGAIN CHANGES HANDS.
B)' Lieutel/anl Clarence
F.
Craw .
ROCKETS AND THEIR FUELS.
B)' Will)' Le)' .
COAST ARTILLERY ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE COUNCIL HOLDS CONFERENCE .AGF GUIDED :MISSILE ACTIVITIES AT FORT BLISS. TEXAS.
B)' 
Lieutenant Colonel Peter 
S.
Peca .
NE\X' \X'EAPONS-NE\\' TACTICS.
B)' Lieutenant Colnnel
F. P.
Henderson .
THE NEW ARMY EXTENSION COURSES.
B)' Colollel A.
E.
Kastner " .
EXTRACTS FROM "ROCKETS AND JETS."
B)' Herbert 
S.
Zim .
"JAPAN WILL WIN THE WA~."
B)' Major Jobn
1\1.
W'rigbt .
NEW REGULAR ARMY APPOINTEES, COAST ARTILLERY CORPS .HELL IS GREEN.
B)' Lieutenant W'illiam
F.
Diebold .
ABOUT OUR AUTHORS 55NEWS AND COMMENT 56COAST ARTILLERY NEWSLETTER _ 62COAST ARTILLERY ORDERS 66CHANGES OF ADDRESS OF SUBSCRIBERS SINCE PUBLICATION OF ADDRESS SUPPLE-~rENT 67COAST ARTILLERY JOURNAL YEARLY INDEX _ 69BOOK DEPARTMENT 71PUBLICATION DATE: December 1, 1947
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Published bimouthly by the United States Coast Artillery Association. Editorial and executh'e offices. 631 Pennsylvania Avenue. X.W.,Washington 4. D. C. Terms: $3.00 per year. Foreign subscriptions, $4.00 per year. Single copies, 75c. Entered as second-class matterat Wasbington, D. C.; additional entry at Richmond, Va., under the Act of ~arch 3. 1879. Copyright, 1947, by the United States
Coast Artillery Association.
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