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Weapons of World War II : a photographic guide to tanks, Howitzers, submachine guns, and more historic ordnance

Author: Gladeon M Barnes; James A Casada
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2014] ©2014
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"World War II not only marked a terrifying time in Europe, but also the dawning of many technological breakthroughs. In Weapons of World War II, the Chief of the Research and Engineering Office of Ordnance, G.M. Barnes, discusses the various weapons used during the war. Such topics include: Small arms and small arms ammunition; Aircraft armament; Ammunition; Artillery; Tanks, gun motor carriages, and motor  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gladeon M Barnes; James A Casada
ISBN: 9781629143941 1629143944
OCLC Number: 867612826
Notes: Facsimile of the original edition, first published in 1947 by D. Van Nostrand Company.
Includes index.
Editor: Dr. Jim Casada.
Description: xiv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : the Ordnance Department --
Small arms and small arms amunition --
Aircraft armament --
Ammunition --
Artillery --
Rockets and launchers --
Tanks, gun motor carriages, and motor transport --
Research and materials --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Weapons of World War Two
Weapons of World War 2
Responsibility: by G.M. Barnes, Major General, United States Army (Ret.).

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