American Breechloading Mobile Artillery 1875-1953: An Illustrated Identification Guide

American Breechloading Mobile Artillery 1875-1953: An Illustrated Identification Guide

By: Glen M. Williford (author), Thomas D. Batha (with)Hardback

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An illustrated identificationguide to all the types of mobile field artillery (wheeled) adopted for serviceby US military forces (Army, Navy, Marine Corps) in the modernera. Covers the period from 1875 and the first breechloading, rifledguns through types adopted during the Korean War. Major types profiled arefield and infantry artillery, mountain guns, siege artillery, anti-tank guns,and naval landing guns. Each type of gun is described in text, drawings, andphotos. Included are the history of the types development, major features,production, combat usage, and comments about surviving examples. It will proveto be a valuable reference guide to military historians, students of artillerytechnology, and those caring for or collecting surviving examples. This book isthe first comprehensive guide to American mobile artillery everto be published.

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Glen Williford is along-time historical researcher of American field and coast artillery. Aco-founder of the Coast Defense Study Group, he has published extensively onthese topics in recent years.

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/05/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780764350498
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780764350498
  • weight: 1451
  • ISBN10: 0764350498

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