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Military breech-loading small arms

Vivian Derin Majendie

Military breech-loading small arms

by Vivian Derin Majendie

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Published by Arms and Armour P. in [Edgware (Middx.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army -- Firearms.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprinted from the Journal of the United Service Institution, 1867.

    Statementby Captain V.D. Majendie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU897.G7 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5569542M
    LC Control Number67076834
    OCLC/WorldCa8100773

      Between and , Frederic Prince patented no less than eight improvements to small arms ranging from actions to manufacturing processes and even improvements in metallurgy. Prince was a gunmaker working in London, for a time in partnership with William Green with premises on New Bond Street. Books include: "Abridgements of the Patent Specifications relating to Fire-Arms " "Small Arms and Ammunition " by Lewis; "Antique Firearms"; "US Military Small Arms " by Reilly; "US Military Carbines" by McAulay; "Carbines of the US Cavalry " by McAulay; "Civil War Firearms" by Bilby; "Antique Guns" by.

    The Pitman Notes on U. S. Martial Small Arms and Ammunition, U. S. Breech-Loading Rifles and Carbines, Cal. 45 TM , TECHNICAL MANUAL, ARMY AMMUNITION DATA SHEETS ARTILLERY AMMUNITION GUNS, HOWITZERS, MORTARS, RECOILLESS RIFLES. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. CallMeMiss-S Raw and drunk podcaster Derek Tasi's Podcast JB Iglesia Cristiana Camino de Adoracion It's Ya Girl, HeyGirl Fetography Talk.

    Technical Manual, TM , SMALL ARMS AMMUNITION TO 30 MILLIMETER INCLUSIVE, (FEDERAL SUPPLY CLASS ), Visual Encyclopedia of Small Arms Misfire: The Story of How America's Small Arms Have Failed Our Military THE M1 GARAND: Classic American Small Arms at War (The American Firepower Series #2) World War 1: Soldier Stories.   Col George Vincent Fosbery, V.C., was a definite devotee of small arms design as well as being a bona fide war hero – a combination that isn’t as common as one might expect. He is best known today for his Webley-Fosbery automatic revolver and Paradox double guns, but he also developed a breech loading rifle for military trials in England.


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Military historian Hallahan describes how, from the Revolutionary War to the present, the U.S. Army has resisted adopting appropriate and much-needed small arms. This unhappy situation is typified in his account of President Lincoln's struggle to introduce the breech-loading rifle into the Union Army despite the obstructionist tactics of his powerful chief of Military breech-loading small arms book.

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