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Entrenched Troops Versus 16-inch Mortars, A Few Thoughts on Man, and more

The Naval Fights in the Pacific and Indian Oceans

Superior Gun-Power Wins Decisively in the Recent Cruiser Engagements at the Battle of Coronel and against the "Emden"

Strategic Moves of the War-November 14th, 1914

Letter from the Military Correspondent

Letters from the Firing Line - The War in the Sky - November 21, 1914

By Aide-de-Camp Xavier Sager The War in the Sky Special Correspondent of the Scientific American at the Front

The World's Longest Bascule Bridge

How Two Folding Leaves of Huge Dimensions are Made to Form a Single Rigid Span

By Herbert T. Wade

Wirelessly-Controlled Beacons

A New Use for Hertzian Waves

By H. Bannerman-Phillips

August Weismann the Apostle of Germ Plasm

The Life Work of a Great Biologist Reviewed

By Benjamin C. Gruenberg

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    Inventions New and Interesting- November 21, 1914

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November 21, 1914Cover shows a scene from the Battle of Coronel, in which HMS Good Hope was sunk.

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