THE UNITED STATESANTIAIRCRAFTASSOCIATIONFOUNDED
1892Published from 1892 until 1922asTHE JOURNAL OF THE UNITED STATES ARTILLERYPublished from 1922until 1948as theCOAST ARTILLERY JOURNALOFFICERS
LT. GEN. LEROY LUTES
LT. GEN. JOHN T. LEWIS
GEN. LYMAN L. LHINITZER
COL. CHARLES S. HARRIS
ADDITIONAL MEMBERS OF THEEXECUTIVE COUNCIL
BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT W. CRICHLOW, JR.BRIGADIER GENERAL CHARLES G. SAGECOLONEL THOMAS F. MULLANEY, JR.COLONEL NORMAN E. HARTMANLIEUTENANT COLONEL FRANCIS X. BRADLEYLIEUTENANT COLONEL H. GLEN WOODMAJOR JAMES E. CALKINS
The purpose of the AJIociation shall be to promQu the efficiency of the Antiairuaft Artil/ery by maintaining in I1andardsand tra.ditions, by diJIeminating profeJIional knowl.edge, by inspiring greater effort toward theimprovement of materiel and methods of training and by fostering mutual underI1and.ing, resput and cooperation among all arms,branches and components of the Regular Army, National Guard, Organized Reserves,and Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
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PUBLICATION DATE: December I. 1952
COVER: Action in Exercise Hardrocks in Japan. See page 29.TO ALL ~IHIBERS OF THE U.S. ANTIAIRCRAFT ASSOCIA-TION 2SUPPLY: WORLD WAR II.
Gell. LeRoy Lutes
4GENERAL J. LAWTON COLLINS 9RADIOSONDE.
By Major I-laTTY
17SI~IPLIFIED WIND DETERMINATION.
Jackson alld PFC.
18TI-IE FIRST GUIDED MISSILE GROUP.
By Capt. Andrew
2IFORT BLISS NEWS 24STATUS OF TRAINING LITERATURE.
25INDIRECT FIRE WITH THE 40MM GUN.
By Capt. William
AAA SPECIALIST BN AT BLISS 27TRAINING EXERCISE: HARDROCKS.
By Co!. Thomas M. Metz .. 29
HONOR ROLL 30SIM ULATED FIRING PRACTICE.
By Lt. Co!. Leonard
31GUIDED MISSILE GUIDANCE.
By Capt. Robert
32NEW 280MM GUN 36BUNKER BUSTING IN THE SECOND DIVISION.
By Capt. Ballard
NEW FLYING TRAILER 40HEAVY DROPPING AUTOMATIC WEAPONS.
By Capt. Charles
READY TO FIRE ON D-DAY 42HOUSING: A PROBLEM IN EUCOM 43BOOK REVIEWS 44NEWS AND COMMENT 45U.S. ANTIAIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION BALLOT 45ARTILLERY ORDERS 46ANNUAL INDEX 47
COLONEL CHARLES S. HARRIS, EditorLT COLONEL RICHARD W. OWEN, Associate EditorM Sgt Fred A. Baker, Business ManagerSgt
James E. Moore, Jr., Editorial AssistantSgt Paul M. PlumI)",Circ. ~lgr.
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