alpha brooks Book Archive

Strategy

American Coastal Defences 1885-1950 by Terrance McGovern, Bolling Smith, Peter Bull

By Terrance McGovern, Bolling Smith, Peter Bull

American Coastal Defences 1885-1950 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ American Coastal Defences 1885-1950 (Fortress forty four) ByTerrance McGovernPublisher:Os Publishing2006 64PagesISBN: 1841769223PDF19 MBA new around of fortification construction started within the usa and its in a foreign country territories within the late-19th century, which benefited from the most recent expertise and the rise in America's around the globe fiscal stature. This publication offers a concise advent to the layout, improvement and goal of yank coastal defenses within the 'modern interval' (1885-1950), a interval outlined by way of concrete, metal, and robust breech-loading rifles. filled with interval and modern day photographs of the fortifications, and written via a number one specialist, it covers the emplacements, weaponry, gear, and folks that defended their state in instances of significant switch and uncertainty.sharingmatrixletitbit zero

Show description

Read or Download American Coastal Defences 1885-1950 PDF

Best strategy books

KDP's Best-Kept Secret Revealed: How to Embed Videos and Widgets in Your Book Description

Most sensible mystery Revealed
Guaranteed to work!

No coding event or instruments required. in the event you ever consider you would like a few hand-holding, simply reap the benefits of my provide of a 1st-time, unfastened , full-service and one-on-one walk-through. while you're a non-techie, scroll right down to this book's overview part and browse Maria Elizabeth Romana's particularly reasonable evaluation. purely a person who has learn my publication and made efforts to place the publication to a true existence try out may give a testimonial as fair as hers.

Rock reliable alternate mystery. immediately empowering. authentic, regimen interplay with Amazon's description authoring interface. No protection exploits. No rogue third occasion instruments. No dishonest. totally not anything illicit.

Read my ebook and you'll be capable of embed something into any Kindle publication descriptions of yours. (Sky is the restrict. permit your ebook description really mirror your attractive and artistic brain! )

The booklet description in this book's Kindle version web page indicates you a couple of examples you are able to do. yet you could pass above and past. visit right here (m. eigh. com/amazon-kdp-authors-getting-fancy-with-their-kindle-book-pages/) see what different readers of my publication are doing with their e-book descriptions!

World War II Infantry Tactics (2): Company and Battalion (Elite) (v. 2)

International battle II is usually noticeable as a war of words of know-how â€" tanks and airplane, artillery and engineering. yet on the center of the battlefield was once the fight among soldiers, and the know-how was once there to let them to seize floor or carry it. This moment of 2 books at the association and strategies of the German, US and British infantry in Europe makes a speciality of nationwide changes within the improvement of corporation and battalion strategies â€" together with these of motorized devices â€" and the war of words and co-operation among infantry and tanks.

Wars of Religion: Western Europe 1610-1660 (Field of Glory Renaissance)

The 1st complement for box of Glory: Renaissance offers gamers every little thing they should struggle battles from the English Civil Wars, the Irish accomplice struggle and the Thirty Years' conflict. choked with Osprey art, photos of miniatures, maps and historic overviews, this e-book includes 20 new military lists and is an important reduction for an individual wishing to wargame within the top of the pike and shot period.

Extra info for American Coastal Defences 1885-1950

Example text

Mortars differed somewhat from this pattern. Most importantly, they used zone powder charges, a series of incremental charges that increased the range in steps, while the elevation was varied between 4S and 6S degrees to produce a specific range. Some mortar projectiles, while generally similar to those for the guns, had different names, such as deck-piercing and torpedo shell (HE). Mortars also had different driving bands (copper gas seals), due to their lower muzzle velocity. The nominal weight of a 12in.

The resulting battery design resembled the last generation of 14in. batteries, begun the same year to defend the new port at Los Angeles. The primary difference was the substitution of barbette carriages for disappearing ones. The new batteries, first begun in 1916, were largely constructed within the next five years. The carriages, necessarily emplaced in large, round, open emplacements, had no real parapet to protect men or guns. The central traverse magazine, a concrete structure covered with earth, contained the ammunition, a small power plant, and two plotting rooms, so each gun could track separate targets and send firing data to the guns by long rods through tunnels to a mechanical range indicator within view of the gun crew.

Railway gUlls to Canada for Esquimalt and Prince Rupert. Both Australia and New Zealand received IS5mm guns, but offers of weapons to most other allies outside the Caribbean were either declined or thwarted by rapid Axis advances. Seacoast ammunition All the effort to build seacoast guns and erect batteries was wasted without reliable and effective ammunition. Seacoast artillery ammunition was composed of four basic elements. A primer at the base of the charge ignited the propellant in the gun.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 39 votes