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A Freak Gun for a Foolish Purpose, Wheat and Ships, and more

[Editorials on
the giant German gun shelling Paris
the shipment of wheat to Europe
Germany's plans for mining the ocean
and more]

One Year of War

Some Details of Our Military Contribution to the Allied Cause
By Hon. Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War

By Newton D. Baker

The Fight for Public Opinion

Meeting the German Offensive on American Soil
By George Creel, Chairman of the Committee on Public Information

By George Creel

The U. S. Navy Strips for Action

How Our First Line of Defence Expanded from a Peace to a War Footing
By Hon. Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy

By Josephus Daniels

The Department of Labor and War Production

The Agency for Dealing with the Problems of Human Engineering
By the Hon. W . B. Wilson, Secretary of Labor

By W. B. Wilson

Bridging the Atlantic with Ships

The Fight for Our Line of Communications with the Battlefront
By dward N. Hurley, Chairman of the United States.Shipping Board

By Edward N. Hurley

The Council of National Defense

Its Purpose, Its Significance, and Its Contribution to the Great War
By Grosvenor B. Clarkson, Secretary of the Council of National Defense and of the Advisory Commission

By Grosvenor B. Clarkson

The Fuel Question

Readjustment of a Great Industry to the Drastic Demands of War
By H. A. Garfield, Fuel Administrator

By H. A. Garfield

Motor Trucks in the Great War

The Whole Face of Modern Warfare Changed by these Traction Giants
By H. L. Horning, Chairman of the Automotive Products Section of the Council of National Defense

By H. L. Horning

The German Long-Range Gun

A Development of Long-Established Principles of Design
[article on the German gun bombarding Paris]

Food for All--A Fundamental War Problem

Results Accomplished During Eight Months of Work in Food Control and Distribution
By the United States Food Commission

Timing Shrapnel with the Camera

How the Shells Were Made to Take Their Own Pictures

By John W. Havens

The Government and the Railroads

The Coördination of Two Hundred and Sixty Thousand Miles of Railroad for the Winning of the War
By J. Bernard Walker, Editor of the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN

By J. Bernard Walker

The Current Supplement- April 6, 1918

Distilling Municipal Gas from Wood, An Improved Specific Gravity Bottle, and more


  • Letters

    Correspondence- April 6, 1918

  • Recommended

    New Books, Etc.- April 6, 1918

  • Departments

    Inventions New and Interesting- April 6, 1918

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