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Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Gun

Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Gun

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL25899683M
OCLC/WorldCa41417735


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Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Gun Download PDF EPUB FB2

FM Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Gun "This manual prescribes a systematic procedure to be followed by gun crews of 3-inch antiaircraft guns manning materiel of the following types: (1) The 3-inch antiaircraft guns M, MMI, and MMH on the fixed mounts M, MMI, and MMH.

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The 3-inch gun M was a United States 3-inch anti-aircraft gun that entered service in and served until it was largely superseded by the 3-inch anti-aircraft gun M3 inthough the M remained with some National Guard units until early in World War : Anti-Aircraft Gun. Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Guns (23 September ); 22 pages, 8 illus., 4 large tables Price {Item No} TR Coast Artillery Corps.

Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Guns (10 March ) ; 27 pages, 6 illus. Price {Item No}. The 3-inch anti-aircraft gun M3 was an anti-aircraft gun developed from the earlier 3-inch M and 3-inch M guns which served throughout the s, some into early World War II.

By the time of the US entry into World War II, the 3-inch M3 was in the process of being replaced and may have seen action in the Pacific during World War : Anti-aircraft gun.

The QF 3 inch 20 cwt anti-aircraft gun became the standard anti-aircraft gun used in the home defence of the United Kingdom against German airships and bombers and on the Western Front in World War was also common on British warships in World War I and submarines in World War II.

20 cwt referred to the weight of the barrel and breech, to differentiate it from other "3 inch" guns (1 cwt Type: Anti-aircraft gun. FM Coast Artillery Field Manual Seacoast Artillery - Service of the Piece - 3-inch Rapid-F Topics: Military, Field Manuals, Technical Manuals, antiaircraft guns on self-propelled mounts, tank machine guns, assault guns and self-propelled cannon and self-propelled antiaircraft automatic weapons.

Field Manuals and Technical Manuals. The 90 mm gun M1/M2/M3 is an American heavy anti-aircraft and anti-tank gun, playing a role similar to the German cm Flak It had a in (90 mm) diameter bore, and a 15 ft ( m) barrel, giving it a 50 caliber length.

It was capable of firing a in × in (90 mm × mm) sh ft (19, m) horizontally, or a maximum altitude of 43, ft (13, m), the M1 can pierce 9 Type: Anti-aircraft gun, Anti-tank gun (M1, M2), Tank gun.

Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the PieceInch Antiaircraft Gun () FM Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piecemm AA Gun M2, on M1A1 Mount: FM Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piecemm AA Gun M2, on Mount M2: FM Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the PieceInch AA Gun * FM The 3-inch gun M was a World War I-era US-made anti-aircraft gun based on the 3-inch gun M It was designed for a fixed mounting and remained in service, primarily at Coast Artillery installations, through World War by: United States Army Coast Artillery Corps.

Antiaircraft Weapons of the Coast Artillery Corps Bolling W. Smith The first army efforts toward antiaircraft defense, ininvolved modifying the trail and recoil system of field guns to allow them be fired against airplanes.(1) Byhowever, specific antiaircraft guns were on the drawing board.

What follows is a summary of theFile Size: 3MB. The QF inch AA was Britain's primary heavy anti-aircraft gun during World War was roughly the equivalent of the German 88 mm FlaK and American 90 mm, but with a slightly larger calibre of inches, approximately 94 mm.

Production began in and it was used throughout World War II in all theatres except the Eastern remained in use after the war until AA guns were Type: Anti-aircraft gun. Coastal Anti-Aircraft Artillery in Canadian Service. This compact book provides details of the Canadian Coastal Anti-Aircraft Artillery.

The book features a 5-view centre spread showing various weapons including the Q.F. 3-Inch cwt and the Bofors mm. Today we will make the American 3-inch (76mm) anti-tank gun.

The 3-inch was one the first U.S. anti-tank gun, and was derived from the 3-inch anti-aircraft gun. Historic Collection of Military Manuals.

View Full Size. service of the piece, 3-inch antiaircraft gun FM Coast Artillery field manual, antiaircraft artillery, service of the piece, mm antiaircraft gun FM Coast Artillery field manual, seacoast artillery, fire control and position finding FM 4.

tioning and care of 3-inch antiaircraft guns and mounts serviee of the piece, 3-inch antiaircraft guns; signal com- munication, telephone; position finding instruments; plotting boards;File Size: 9MB. Anti-aircraft warfare or counter-air defence is defined by NATO as "all measures designed to nullify or reduce the effectiveness of hostile air action".

They include surface based, subsurface (submarine launched), and air-based weapon systems, associated sensor systems, command and control arrangements and passive measures (e.g. barrage balloons).It may be used to protect naval, ground. The first development of Anti-Aircraft Artillery.

The Great War was the first in which heavier-than-air aircraft played an important role. While the central role of the air forces was reconnaissance for the purposes of assisting the artillery, tactical and strategic bombing, together with ground support and strafing, grew in importance as components of the air approach of all sides.

COAST ARTILLERY FIELD MANUAL ANTIAIRCRAFT ARTILLERY SERVICE OF THE PIECE MM ANTIAIRCRAFT GUN CHAPTER I GENERAL 1. SCOPE.-a. This manual prescribes the service of the piece for the mm antiaircraft gun, M3, on mm anti-aircraft gun mount, M1.

The matter contained herein is intended only as a. FM (Coast Artillery Field Manual: Antiaircraft Artillery Gunnery, Fire Control, and Position Finding, Antiaircraft Guns) () FM (Coast Artillery Field Manual: Antiaircraft Artillery Service of the Piece, 3-inch Antiaircraft Gun) ().

Get this from a library. Coast artillery field manual: Antiaircraft artillery: Marksmanship and service of the piece, antiaircraft machine gun. [United States. War Department.]. Get this from a library. Coast artillery field manual: Antiaircraft artillery: Service of the piece, mm antiaircraft gun.

[United States. War Department.]. By doing a "goggle" search (my eyes scanning a book), I found one unit that might fit. The 72nd Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion (Mobile) has Anzio Ardennes-Alsace Central Europe Rhineland Rome-Arno Southern France Then as 1st Battalion of the th Coast Artillery Regiment (Antiaircraft)(Semimobile) Tunisia Naples-Foggia Rome-Arno.

Coast Artillery Field Manual Antiaircraft Artillery Service of the Piece 3-Inch Antiaircraft Gun. War Dept. Jan. 74 p: UA13 FM Jan. Coast Artillery Field Manual Service of the Piece MM Antiaircraft Gun on M1A1 Mount. War Dept. Oct. 70 p. UA13 FM Oct. - heavy antiaircraft gun crewman [HVY AA GUN CREWMAN] Performs one or more duties incident to the loading, aiming, firing, and minor maintenance of a heavy antiaircraft gun such as the 90mm, or aboard ship, such guns as the 5"/38 cal.

or 5"/25 cal. The commander of a raider battalion recalled setting Condition Red whenever the 90mm guns cut loose on Rendova, for their "shrapnel was screaming in the air above the trees," as it tumbled to earth.

The main landing on Zanana beach, New Georgia, took place on 2 July under the cover of fire from antiaircraft guns and mm artillery on Rendova.

All were in British Army service through the s and into the early part of the war; many were lost in the retreat to Dunkirk and afterwards. I have not yet found a picture of any of them towing either of the heavy anti aircraft guns, nor even parked near one.

In fact, even finding such vehicles with Royal Artillery markings is seemingly rare. Full text of "Archie in the A.E.F.:the creation of the antiaircraft service of the United States Army, /by Charles Edward other formats. 15th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (15th AA Bde) was an air defence formation of the Royal Artillery which saw service during the middle years of World War formation of the brigade, there were no official 'AA formations' on Gibraltar, but this shortly changed following the Battle of brigade continued to serve as the prime AA defence formation until it was disbanded in A wide variety of coast or antiaircraft artillery battalion types existed during World War II.

These were equipped with 37mm M1A2 AA guns, multiple-mountedcaliber machine guns, twin 40mm gun motor carriages M19, Bofors 40mm automatic AA guns M1, 3-inch AA guns M3, 90mm AA guns M1 and M1A1, and mm AA guns M1.

Coast Artillery Field Manuals- Seacoast Artillery SOP —Service of the Piece; AA—Antiaircraft Artillery FM Organization and Tactics FM Tactics and Technique of Controlled Submarine Mines, Buoyant FM SOP, 3-inch Antiaircraft Artillery Gun FM AA: SOP—90 mm AA Gun on M1A1 Mount FM AA: SOP—90 mm Gun M2, on Mount M2.

Replacement of V.l/75 by mm. antiaircraft guns in many combatant ships. Issue of Mark 14 automatic lead-computing sights to mm. antiaircraft guns. Replacement by the mm. of nearly all the caliber and machine guns. Introduction of Marks 49 and 51 AA. directors for control of mm.

mounts. 3-inch mobile antiaircraft gun in September After World War I, the Coast Artillery Corps assumed the responsibility for AAA units. (National Archives) a I p-- I, F. from peace to war. Frequently under-trained and ill-equipped.

anliaircraft units initially lost out to more numer ous Axis pilots who flew higher and faster than expected. Commanding a Field Piece. Field Pieces are the anti-tank and anti-aircraft artillery guns. There are currently eleven unique guns, although some like the Bofors 40mm AA gun saw service among all sides of the war.

Though some of these weapons, such as the FlaK 36 required a real-life crew of up to 12 men, in game, each gun has two personnel that you control. ANTIAIRCRAFT ARTILLERY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS CREWMAN, SP () As a member of a gun crew, performs one or more of the following duties incident to firing and maintenance of a self-propelled min gun, mm gun, or similar automatic piece used for protection of combat elements or strategic areas from enemy aircraft or mechanized vehicles.

FM AAA Service of the Piece, 3 inch Antiaircraft Gun ; FM AAA Service of the Piece MM Antiaircraft Gun, ; FM AAA Service of the Piece MM Antiaircraft Gun, ; FM Reference Data SEacoast Artillery and Antiaircraft Artillery ; FM AAA Barrage Balloon Site Installations, U.S.

Army Field Manuals of World War II. WW2 History. Close. Posted by. British Airborne. 1 year ago. () FM Fire Control Guns * FM Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the PieceInch Antiaircraft Gun () FM Antiaircraft Artillery: Service of the Piecemm AA Gun M2, on M1A1 Mount FM Antiaircraft.

It became the standard antiaircraft artillery piece for the defense and AAA battalions. This gun could fire a pound projectile, with a second time fuze out a horizontal distance of 18, yards and a vertical range of 11, yards. Flak Artillery of the Legion Condor: Flak Abteilung (mot.) F/88 in the Spanish Civil War [Lucas Molina, Jose Ma Manrique Garcia] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Flak Artillery of the Legion Condor: Flak Abteilung (mot.) F/88 in the Spanish Civil War /5(3). COAST ARTILLERY TRAINING CENTER FORT MONROE VA. Training of the th C.A., Noncommissioned Officers of the Army, The Army Mine Planter Service, Coast Artillery R.O.T.C.

Camps, Coast Artillery School Library, and Foreign Periodicals; Coast Artillery Board Notes; and book reviews3-inch antiaircraft gun mount (model E), materiel.The 65th Air Defense Artillery was a training regiment in the United States Army.

During World War I the unit was a tractor drawn (TD) unit equipped with British BL inch Howitzers. When it was reactivated in Panama in it became an (AA) anti aircraft unit equipped with the 3-inch Gun M Constituted 26 December in the Regular Army as the 1st Battalion 65th Artillery (Coast Colors: Scarlet.

Originally prepared for the Chief of Coast Artillery and published Decem -- just nine days after Pearl Harbor was bombed -- this technical manual was a standard Coast Artillery Gunners reference during WWII.

Designed for the men of the anti-aircraft artillery units, the book Pages: