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Field artillery and firepower

Author: J B A Bailey
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2004.
Series: AUSA Institute of Land Warfare book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This definitive overview of the development and use of artillery makes the complex artillery systems of today understandable, while at the same time showing how they have evolved and how they are  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J B A Bailey
ISBN: 1591140293 9781591140290
OCLC Number: 51931033
Description: xxvi, 633 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Artillery equipment and munitions --
ch. 2. Nature of firepower --
ch. 3. Battlespace --
ch. 4. Command, control, communications, computation, and intelligence --
ch. 5. Logistics --
ch. 6. Training --
ch. 7. Direct fire --
ch. 8. counterbattery operations and counterfire --
ch. 9. Suppression of enemy air defense --
ch. 10. Operations in special environments --
ch. 11. Force protection --
ch. 12. Prologue (Development of artillery, its coordination and effects) --
ch. 13. Medieval artillery, 1300-1618 --
ch. 14. The great age of the Smoothbore, 1618-1865 --
ch. 15. Warfare of the early Industrial Age, 1865-1914 --
ch. 16. First World War, 1914-1918 --
ch. 17. Between the wars, 1918-1939 --
ch. 18. Second World War, 1939-1945 --
ch. 19. Operations since 1945 --
ch. 20. Cold War and its legacy, 1945-1990 --
ch. 21. Into the future.
Series Title: AUSA Institute of Land Warfare book.
Responsibility: J.B.A. Bailey.
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