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

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End result of the size of the beach of the U.S., from the start American ordnance and engineers put an emphasis on heavy artillery fastened in coastal defences. The Union military organised its 'Heavy Artillery' into separate regiments, uniformed and built in a different way. whereas the sphere Artillery was once 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 different types of artillery and those who turned often called Heavy Artillery did so via casual organization instead of formal designation. This ebook info the advance and utilization of the large weapons. New forefront 38 and forty also are to be had in one quantity distinctive version as ‘American Civil conflict Artillery 1861-65’.

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For data on the growth of Soviet and Warsaw Pact tactical air capabilities, see R. Meller, 'Europe's New Generation of Combat AircraftThe Increasing Threat', International Defense Review, April 1975; and Benjamin Schemmer, 'Soviet Build-Up on Central Front poses New Threat to NATO', Armed Forces Journal International, December 1976. 18 Numbers of systems counted include only those Soviet/Warsaw Pact forces currently deployed in Central Europe- the territory of East Germany, Czechoslovakia and Poland.

Belov, 'Helicopters in Antitank Warfare', Military Herald No. -Col. V. Trachenko, 'The Helicopter against Tanks', Technology and Armament, August 1975; Belov, 'Helicopters and Land Force Tactics', Soviet Military Review, December 1976. 37 Tanks and Anti-Tank Weapons RICHARD OGORKIEWICZ The appearance of tanks did two things from the point of view of military technology. One was to create a long-term opportunity; the other was to produce an immediate problem. The long-term opportunity was that of increasing considerably the mobility of ground forces: in particular, that of field guns, which had become the principal source of armies' fire-power but whose employment was severely constrained by limited battlefield mobility.

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