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Artillery of the world.

Christopher F. Foss

Artillery of the world.

by Christopher F. Foss

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Published by I. Allan in London .
Written in English


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ISBN 100711010668

  For comparison, the massive Allied assault on the Gustav line in Italy in featured "only" 2, guns firing , shells over 24 British bombardment at the Battle of the Somme in World War I boasted 1, guns which fired million shells over 4 Soviet crews at the Seelow Heights could have hit that total in about 90 : Logan Nye. The Organizational History of Field Artillery, –, traces the evolution of one of the U.S. Army’s premier combat arms—field artillery, the King of Battle. For over years, the artillery force has supported Army ground troops during the struggles to preserve and expand the fledgling nation and then during the wars abroadFile Size: KB.

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An annotated guide by type and by country of all the implements of "modern" artillery (we're talking about the late 70s) used by the various armed forces of the world, including mortars, rocket launchers, guns and howitzers, as well as specialized variants such as rapid-fire and anti-tank and anti-aircraft, both conventional and recoilless/5(2).

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Brassey's Artillery of the World: Guns, Howitzers, Mortars Hardcover – September 1, by Shelford Bidwell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). German Artillery of World War Two also contains details of the general organisation of the German artillery arm, together with the development histories of the weapons and their ammunition.

In addition, the book contains a series of comprehensive data tables, and appendices including a /5(16). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This is a well-researched and accessible guide to developments in artillery in Britain, France, the United States of America, Italy, Belgium, Serbia and Russia.

With over photographs and diagrams from archives around the world, chapters cover field artillery, heavy artillery, railway artillery, coastal defence artillery, anti-aircraft guns /5(9). Altogether he served in the military for 27 years. Upon retiring inhe held the appointment of Master Gunner at the Royal Military College of Science, where he ta Ian V.

Hogg enlisted in the Royal Artillery of the British Army in April During World War II he served in Europe and in eastern Asia/5(7). Twentieth Century Artillery book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Future military historians will surely look back upon th /5.

This work, originally designed as a book of instruction for the cadets of the Military Academy, has, since my separation from the department of artillery, been extended beyond the limits at first proposed, with a view of spreading information not popularly accessible, upon a subject of the first importance to our national defence.

A good book, I think it is the most complete on the subject. The description of all the most important piece of artillery of the allied in WW2 is very wide, referring to field, heavy, anti-tank, anti-aircraft and railway and coastal artillery of UK,US and URSS/5(3).

"The new book, King of Battle: Artillery in World War I, is an excellent international study of artillery during the r comparatively smaller cannons or mortars manned by infantrymen or huge railroad guns served by sailors, these pieces made themselves known on the battlefield, causing death and destruction and driving changes in fortifications and tactics.

Consequently, in World War II it was the clear leader in field artillery. Providing a thorough examination of the many critical innovations and doctrines, and the impact they had on performance in combat, this book demonstrates why US field artillery was so effective in World War : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foss, Christopher F. Artillery of the world. London: I. Allan, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

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Determined to learn from the lessons of World War I, the US Army developed a new generation of field artillery weapons and tactics during the s. Consequently, in World War II it was the clear leader in field artillery.

Providing a thorough examination of the many critical innovations and doctrines, and the impact they had on performance, including the motorization of artillery, Fire. The Artilleryman. What's worse: a) Someone who enjoys the end of the world because it provides him with a chance to move up in the world, or.

b) Someone who enjoys the end of the world because it provides him with a chance to move up in the world but is too lazy to actually do the work required?. This is the question that comes up when we look at the character of the artilleryman.

Ian Vernon Hogg ( – 7 March ) was a British author of books on firearms, artillery, ammunition, and fortification, as well as biographies of several famous general officers. During his career he wrote, co-wrote, edited, or co-edited about books and sold well over 1 million copies.

In the last thirty years, several books on field artillery have appeared, some popular histories and a few scholarly works, but the focus of this volume is on the organizational structure of U.S. Army artillery rather than its weapons or its operations.

In the main, the narrative is chronological, with nuclear WORLD WAR II. German Artillery of World War Two Hogg Complete details of German artillery used in WWII: infantry, mountain, field, heavy field, heavy, railway, anti-aircraft, anti-tank, coastal, and recoilless artillery.

Official name and abbreviation, and any code name, is given for every piece, /5(9). This is an amazing book. I just wrote a term paper on Artillery for my history class. This book explained to me how artillery weapons work and about their origins.

best weapons book i've ever read. i would highly recommend it. Selected pages. Page iv. Page Page Page Page 8. Contents.5/5(4). and transformed field artillery target acquisition, weapon platforms, support, and command and control. This study tells the story of the US Army’s Field Artillery from the Gulf War of through the first two decades of the 21st Century.

This study originated as the US Army Field Artillery School.Reorganized and redesignated 1 October as the 31st Field Artillery Battalion.

Reorganized and redesignated 1 July as the 31st Artillery, a parent regi- ment under the Combat arms regimental System. redesignated 1 September as the 31st Field Size: 2MB.The 1st Airlanding Light Regiment was an airborne forces unit of the British Army's Royal Artillery during the Second World War.

The regiment was raised inby the expansion of an existing airborne artillery battery. Attached to the 1st Airborne Division inthe regiment landed in Italy as part of Operation Slapstick—part of the Allied invasion of Italy—and then, when the Branch: British Army.