Heavy Artillery of World War 2 -Vital G (Vital Guides) by Terry Gander

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Published by The Crowood Press .

Written in English

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  • Ordnance, weapons technology,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - Weapons,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8915454M
ISBN 101840374144
ISBN 109781840374148

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The most famous artillery gun of World War II was the Flak 88 cannon, an cm high-velocity weapon equally applicable for antiaircraft and antitank use. The design, adapted inweighed about 9, pounds and was towed by a prime mover.

It was served by an eleven-man crew, which occasionally could sustain twenty rounds per minute. At the beginning of World War II, the U.S. Army’s primary field artillery pieces were the French-designed M 75mm gun and M mm howitzer (above). By the time U.S. ground forces entered combat inboth of these pieces were being replaced by modern and much more effective guns.

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In World War II this branch again started using rockets and later surface to surface missiles. Fortress or garrison artillery, manned a nation's fixed defences using guns, howitzers or mortars, either on land or coastal frontiers.

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