Land for Artillery Training Fields

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Government print, Office, 1919 - Bombing and gunnery ranges - 223 pages
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Page 65 - Congress declared that a state of war existed between the United States and the Imperial Government of Germany...
Page 114 - AFTER RECESS The hearing was resumed at 2.30 o'clock pm, pursuant to the taking of recess.
Page 65 - ... such proceedings to be prosecuted in accordance with the laws relating to suits for the condemnation of property of the States wherein the proceedings may be instituted...
Page 65 - the Secretary of War may cause proceedings to be instituted, in the name of the United States, in any court having jurisdiction of such proceedings, for the acquirement, by condemnation, of any land, or right pertaining thereto, needed for the site, location, construction, or prosecution of works for fortifications and coast defenses, such proceedings to be prosecuted in accordance with the laws relating to suits for the condemnation of property of the States wherein the proceedings may be instituted...
Page 65 - States for the purposes of erecting thereon any armory, arsenal, fort, fortification, navy yard, customhouse, lighthouse, or other public building of any kind whatever, until the written opinion of the Attorney General shall be had in favor of the validity of the title, nor until the consent of the legislature of the State in which the land or site may be, to such purchase, has been given.
Page 65 - And provided further. That when such property is acquired in time of war or the imminence thereof upon the filing of the petition for the condemnation of any land, temporary use thereof or other interest therein or right pertaining thereto to be acquired for any of the purposes aforesaid, immediate possession thereof may be taken to the extent of the interest to be acquired and the lands may be occupied and used for military purposes...
Page 63 - UNITED STATES SENATE, COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS, Washington, DG The committee met at 10.30 o'clock am, in the committee room, Capitol, Senator George E.
Page 160 - Therefore strongly renew my previous recommendations that all troops be given complete course rifle practice prescribed our firing manual before leaving United States. Specialty of trench warfare instruction at home should not be allowed to interfere with rifle practice nor with intensive preliminary training in our schools of soldiers, companies, and battalions.
Page 161 - Close adherence is urged to the central idea that the essential principles of war have not changed, that the rifle and the bayonet remain the supreme weapons of the infantry soldier and that the ultimate success o*f the army depends upon their proper use in open warfare.
Page 145 - ... to water. We can transfer our purchasing power from the West to the East and bring that around by water, either through New Orleans or through the city of Xew York.

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