British Artillery Weapons & Ammunition: 1914-1918 by I. V. HoggBritish Artillery Weapons & Ammunition: 1914-1918 by I. V. Hogg

British Artillery Weapons & Ammunition: 1914-1918

byI. V. Hogg, L. F. Thurston

Hardcover | September 15, 2018

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First published in 1972, British Artillery Weapons & Ammunition 1914-1918 is the definitive account of British artillery from World War I. It meticulously catalogues all known types of artillery weapons that were in British service at the commencement of WWI and the new machinery that was created for the battlefield during the following four years. In addition, it lists the wide variety of coastal defense weapons and old nineteenth century veteran machines that were wheeled out of retirement in readiness for active service if necessary. The details of ammunition are also covered, including dimensions of cartridge cases and the different ammunition types for each artillery weapon listed.
This new edition, featuring previously unpublished photographs and a foreword by Peter Simkins, distinguished historian and professor at the University of Birmingham, will be useful for military historians and weapons collectors alike. 
Ian V. Hogg (1926-2002) served in the Royal Artillery of the British Army for twenty-seven years. Upon retiring in 1972, he held the appointment of Master Gunner at the Royal Military College of Science, where he taught on the subjects of firearms, artillery, and ammunition. Les Thurston grew up collecting shrapnel and shell casings du...
Title:British Artillery Weapons & Ammunition: 1914-1918Format:HardcoverDimensions:230 pages, 11.5 × 8.25 × 0.98 inPublished:September 15, 2018Publisher:FirestepLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1908487127

ISBN - 13:9781908487124

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