US Field Artillery of World War II

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US Field Artillery of World War II

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Determined to learn from the lessons of World War I, the US Army developed a new generation of field artillery weapons and tactics during the 1930s. Consequently, in World War II it was the clear leader in field artillery. Providing a thorough examination of the many critical innovations and doctrines, and the impact they had on performance, including the motorization of artillery, Fire Direction Centers, aerial observation, and radio communications. Exploring, in their entirety, the weapons that formed the backbone of the US artillery arsenal in World War II, this book reveals a wealth of detail not readily available elsewhere.

Table of Contents

Introduction · The World War I Legacy · US Divisional Field Artillery · US Corps Heavy Artillery · The International Dimension · Cannon on the Move · Further Reading · Color Plate Commentary · Index

Product details

Published 10 Jan 2007
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781846030611
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 45 b/w; 7 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series New Vanguard
Short code NVG 131
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Steven J. Zaloga

Steven J. Zaloga received his BA in History from U…

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Brian Delf

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