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 out of the country territories within the late-19th century, which benefited from the most recent expertise and the rise in America's around the globe financial stature. This e-book presents a concise advent to the layout, improvement and function of yank coastal defenses within the 'modern interval' (1885-1950), a interval outlined by way of concrete, metal, and strong breech-loading rifles. choked with interval and modern day photos of the fortifications, and written by means of a number one specialist, it covers the emplacements, weaponry, apparatus, and folks that defended their state in instances of serious switch and uncertainty.sharingmatrixletitbit zero
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In May 1924. This battery was equipped with two MI895A2 12in. s. 000 yds. The magazines. plotting room, power plant, and other support areas were in the protected structure between the two guns. gun on DC M19 17 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, in July 1921. The Ordnance Department tested this one-of-a-kind 16in. K. Davis at Fort Michie, NY. (NARA Still Pictures SC-91 543) ABOVE guns were produced, two for sOllthern California and two for Panama. Two regiments of railway artillery were created with 8in.
Lowerpriority locations received emergency batteries of large muzzle-loading Rodman guns or breech-loading siege guns and howitzers, but the siege pieces were soon withdrawn to equip the army going to Cuba; some were replaced by antique US Civil War field guns. Because large gun barrels and breeches were harder and more time consuming to fabricate than their carriages, the army had acqUired more modern guns than carriages. In the crisis, the Ordnance Department decided as a stopgap to modify old carriages built for lSin.
Plotting room, power plant, and other support areas were in the protected structure between the two guns. gun on DC M19 17 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD, in July 1921. The Ordnance Department tested this one-of-a-kind 16in. K. Davis at Fort Michie, NY. (NARA Still Pictures SC-91 543) ABOVE guns were produced, two for sOllthern California and two for Panama. Two regiments of railway artillery were created with 8in. guns and 12in. mortars, one on the east coast and one on Oahu. The most numerous and most important addition, however, was the 155mm GPF.