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Download PDF by Philip Katcher: American Civil War Artillery 1861-65: Heavy Artillery

By Philip Katcher

ISBN-10: 1841762199

ISBN-13: 9781841762197

As a result of the size of the sea coast of the USA, from the start American ordnance and engineers put an emphasis on heavy artillery fixed in coastal defences. The Union military organised its 'Heavy Artillery' into separate regiments, uniformed and built in a different way. whereas the sector Artillery used to be assigned around the struggling with fronts Heavy Artillery devices served the massive weapons within the forts and the defences of Washington. The Confederates didn't differentiate kinds of artillery and people who grew to become often called Heavy Artillery did so via casual organization instead of formal designation. This e-book info the advance and utilization of the massive weapons. New forefront 38 and forty also are to be had in one quantity particular variation as ‘American Civil struggle Artillery 1861-65’.

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Lucy’s account of the Staghound in Canadian service is short but excellent, but sadly there is no comparable volume on the British side of the story. Plowman and Thomas’s book on New Zealand armor in World War II provides a lot of detail on the Staghound. The Polish perspective is provided in Magnuski’s excellent survey. There are two good histories of Staghound regiments – on the XII Manitoba Dragoons and the New Zealand Divisional Cavalry. , The British Armies in World War Two: An Organizational History.

The British Armies in World War Two: An Organizational History. Vol. , Staghound T17E: In Detail Special No. 9 (Wings & Wheels Publications, 2008) Loughnan, R. J. , 2nd New Zealand Divisional Cavalry Regiment in the Mediterranean (Kiwi Armour, 2002) Tascona, Bruce, XII Manitoba Dragoons: A Tribute (Manitoba Dragoons, 1991) A Staghound armored car of the Transjordanian Frontier Force passing in review in the late 1940s. The armored car uses a triangle tactical sign, as was British practice, and a vehicle name “Farida” is painted on the glacis.

Staghounds also served in small numbers in Honduras starting in 1951; these may have originated in the handful of vehicles left in the US for testing. 1: STAGHOUND ARMORED CAR, CUBAN ARMY, 1959 The Cuban army received some Staghounds from the US under the Military Assistance Program, and supplemented them with ex-Egyptian/ex-Israeli Staghounds in the mid-1950s after US aid was cut off. About 30 were still in service with the army in the late 1950s during fighting with Castro’s rebel forces. This particular example was captured by the rebels in 1959.

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