In World War I, the Coast Artillery
Corps was responsible for mine defenses in major ports.
In the opening pages, we find ourselves on the road of the Bataan Death March with Jack, an 18-year-old member of the 200th Coast Artillery
When and how do you decide to phase out old weapons like coast artillery
Central focus on men of 200th Coast Artillery
Regiment who spent years in Japanese captivity on Bataan, Philippines, during WWII.
While coast artillery
units continued manning their forts early in the war, none ever fired a shot in anger.
Benjamin Vinci, a disabled World War II veteran, who served as a member of the 97th Army Coast Artillery
Guard, is seeking anyone who recalls him being wounded by machinegun fire from a Japanese aircraft on Dec.
Artillerymen also faced a unique problem, the decision in 1946 to merge field and coast artillery
into a single branch.
So far my remarks have all related to the service of coast artillery
Army with the Sea Coast Artillery
in the Aleutian Islands and Kodiak, Alaska, during World War II.
The life histories convey the sense of adventure among women war workers from the mainland; the sense of pride among the members of the 369th Coast Artillery
Regiment, an African-American unit from Harlem; th deeply engrained concepts of gender difference that shaped heterosexual romance sex, and marriage; and the "fragile connections" established between men and women who dared to date across racial and ethnic lines.
Army Signal Corps in 1936 and demonstrated before the secretary of war in 1937, was subjected to exhaustive tests by the Coast Artillery
Lemnitzer (August 29, 1899); graduated from West Point and received his commission in the Coast Artillery
(1920); served at Fort Monroe, Virginia and in Rhode Island (1921); served in Philippines (1921-1926) before returning to West Point as an instructor (1926-1930); after further service in the Philippines and elsewhere, he was again an instructor at West Point (1934-1935); and graduated from the Command and General Staff School (1936); an instructor at the Coast Artillery
School (1936-1939); graduated from the Army War College (1940); assigned to staff duty with Coast Artillery
units in the southern U.