August 1931

Artillery in Marine Corps History

Volume 16, Issue 2

Privates and generals, and all that intervene, look back with pride and pleasure on your past artillery history. It is ancient and it is honorable-and considerable and varied, too.

Small maybe were our past units of artillery and puny their calibre, but they were always within the scope of our Corps. That which we did, artilleryly-speaking, met the conditions, and we knew our job. We had artillery because our mission called for it.

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