"Preparedness for war is the goal to be kept constantly in view in all peace training. No refinements of drill-ground instruction or other minor details must be allowed to obscure this definite goal or impede progress toward its attainment."
"Since the invention of gunpowder, fortification has received various improvements, and many have been the books wrote upon this subject, which might incline one to think, that it was arrived to its utmost perfection. . . "