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Field Artillery Journal - Jun 1942

Field Artillery Journal - Jun 1942

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08/18/2013

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BLITZKRIEG
 
 By
F. O. MIKSCHE
will shortly appear in an American editionunder the title
ATTACK
 
One of the most stimulating andimportant books we have seen, it has metwith wide favor abroad. We are glad tohelp make it available in this country, andto announce its price as
$2.50
 
 but can not state now whether or not adiscount can be allowed.All orders will be filled immediately upon publication.
 Address
 
THE
 
U. S. FIELD ARTILLERY ASSOCIATION
 
1218 Connecticut Avenue Washington, D. C.
 
SIGNPOSTS OF EXPERIENCE
 
Every word of 
Signposts of Experience
has anapplication to what we are doing today. Itstimeliness can scarcely be overstated. It will be readthrough with profit and interest, and then become anaddition to your military library which you will refer to again and again.
$2.75 postpaid (see page 490)
OFFICER CANDIDATES:
 
These books will help you:
 
Officers' Guide
.....................................................
$2.50
 
7th edition just off the press.
FAB-161, Gunnery
................................................
.60
 
(For sale only to members of the military service.)
Company Administration and Personnel RecordsCloth
.................................................................
2.00
 
Paper 
.................................................................
1.50
 
An easy, authoritative reference for the multitude of  problems confronting all commissioned andnoncommissioned officers of a battery.
Drill and Ceremonies for Field Artillery
..............
1.00
 
Based on the latest official publications. Added arenumerous excellent illustrations which greatly clarifythe text.
Soldier's Handbook for Field Artillery
................
.50
 
Customs, practices, and language of the FieldArtillery have been added to FM 21 100 to give thesoldier the full story and traditions of the fieldartillery.
How to Produce an Efficient Firing Battery Singlecopy
.................................................................
.20
 
Lots of 10 or more
...........................................
.15
 
Practical advice for the battery executive and allmembers of the firing battery. Reprinted from the FieldArtillery Journal.
Battery Duties: A Practical List
...........................
.25
 ————
Recommended background material:
 
Signposts of Experience
.....................................
$2.75
 
What the Citizen Should Know About the Army 2.50
 
 ———— 
 For discounts and more complete descriptions of theabove books see our larger advertisements in thisissue. Above all 
 — SUBSCRIBE TO
The Field Artillery Journal
...................................
3.00
 
(For 1941 the pages of its twelve issues totalled onethousand—the equal of several large books.)
THE SOLDIER'S HANDBOOK 50c
(See discount offer on page 490)The tremendous personnel increase in all branches of theArmy has made a quick, accurate guide for the newcomer avital part of soldier training. The Field Artillery SOLDIER'SHANDBOOK is the answer. FM 21-100 is given in its entirety.In addition, customs, practices and language of the FieldArtillery have been added to bring home to the soldier theorganization, description of materiel, and the traditions of theU. S. Field Artillery. Many an old timer will be glad to havethis data in such handy form.
ORDER THROUGH
 
U. S. FIELD ARTILLERY ASSOCIATION
 
1218 Connecticut Avenue, Washington, D. C.
 
 
MAJOR JOHN E. COLEMAN,
 Editor 
 
LIEUT. A. V. RUTLEDGE,
 Assistant 
 
LENNA PEDIGO,
 Business Manager 
THE CAPITULATION of Coregidor ends one phase of the war. Like the end of a march,however, it but marks the beginning of the nextoperation. So many earned tributes have beengiven the Philippine garrisons that our phrasinganother would be a mere attempt to "gild the lily."Artifferymen everywhere, and especiallythose who helped develop our doctrine andmethods, are justifiably proud of the red-legs inthe Islands. General MacArthur's flat statementof the artillery's performance leaves no room for any doubts.INCREASING numbers of units are of course going overseas. Again we say, give usyour APO number promptly, and the J
OURNAL
 will reach you with minimum delay. Send usyour orders for books, pamphlets, and trainingaids, and our Book Department will fill them promptly. Occasionally the Superintendent of Documents is temporarily out of stock on someof the more popular manuals, but we will doour best to avoid delays.UNITS ABROAD can help those still here,too. With a scarcity of post quartermasters andthe like you have been driven to newimprovisations. Send in your thoughts,developments, wants, and wishes—others will be glad to have them. NO JOURNAL articles are official unless sodescribed, nor are they vouched for by theField Artillery School without specificstatement to that effect. For example, Lt. Col.Burns' recent "Maneuver of the LightBattalion," like all our articles, expresses theauthor's views only.UNITS EVERYWHERE will benefit if theytake
 Army Motors
, a breezy monthly publishedfor the Motor Transport Service by theTechnical Service Division, HolabirdQuartermaster Motor Base, Baltimore,Maryland. It is chock-full of practical dope for everyone concerned with motors—and thatincludes just about every one of us.
The United StatesField Artillery Association
 
ORGANIZED JUNE 7, 1910
 
President
 
Brigadier General George R. Allin
 
Vice-President
 
Major General Lewis B. Hershey
 
Executive Council
 
Brigadier General George R. Allin
 
Brigadier General William H. Sands
 
Brigadier General C. C. Haffner, Jr.
 
Brigadier General Rex W. Beasley
 
Colonel Alan L. Campbell
 
Colonel Thomas North
 
Lieut. Col. Ralph C. Bishop
 
Lieut. Col. Maurice W. Daniel
 
Major George L. Hart, Jr.
 
Secretary-Treasurer
 
Major John E. Coleman
The Field Artillery Journal
"Today's Field Artillery Journal is tomorrow's training regulations."
 
JUNE, 1942 — Vol. 32, No. 6
 
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Published monthly by the United States Field Artillery Association. Publication office 3110 Elm Avenue,Baltimore, Md. Business and editorial office, United States Field Artillery Association, 1218 ConnecticutAve., Washington, D. C. Address all communications for publication to the Washington office. Entered assecond class matter August 20, 1929, at the post office at Baltimore, Md. Copyright, 1942, by The UnitedStates Field Artillery Association. Subscription price $3.00; Canada $4.00; foreign $3.50; single copies tosubscribers, 25 cents; nonsubscribers, 35 cents. T
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OURNAL
pays for original articlesaccepted. It is published without expense to the government. Authors alone are responsible for statementsmade.
 Addresses, and changes of rank, will be changed as frequently as desired, upon notification; not otherwise. Changes should reach the editor three weeks before date of next issue. Immediate notice should be given of any delay in the receipt of the magazine. Unsolicited manuscripts should beaccompanied by return postage
.
 

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