published asthe Journal of the U.
JANUARY-FEBRUARY, 1939MAJOR AARON BRADSHAW,
Cover Design by Carl Mydans,
BACKBONE OF SEA POWER 3
THE NAVY AND THE COAST ARTILLERY .... 14
By Admiral William
By Lieutenant Milan G. Weber
By Major William Yale
OPPOSITE THE MAGINOT LINE - Pictures .... 29LEADER AND LED 48
By Major Thomas
FORT BRAGG FIRING EXERCISES 58
NEWS AND COMMENT 66THE KNOX TROPHY 72
COAST ARTILLERY ACTIVITIES
COAST ARTILLERY BOARD NOTES 83THE CONTRIBUTORS 89BOOK REVIEWS : 90BONAPARTE IN ITALy 34
By Fletcber Pratt
COAST ARTILLERY ORDERS '" 96PUBLICATION DATE: FEBRUARY 1, 1939
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