Railway Artillery 1921

Characteristics and Scope of Utility


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The following treatise on railway artillery was originally submitted as a part of the final report of the Railway Artillery Unit, Artillery Section, Engineering Division, Office of the Chief Ordnance Officer, American Expeditionary Forces in France. This report was
made up at the close of the World War of 1914-1918, and was a revision of a similar report prepared in April, 1918. The second report was finished and submitted in August, 1919, and covered, as fully as available information would permit, all railway artillery completely or partially designed by ourselves, our allies, and our enemies in that war.

Railway Artillery 1921  Volume I Pages 1-378  (19 megs PDF )

Railway Artillery 1921 Volume I  Pages 379-841 (19 megs PDF)

Railway Artillery 1921 Volume II  Pages 1-207 (21 megs PDF)

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