The 25-Pounder Field Gun, 1939-72

The 25-Pounder Field Gun, 1939-72

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Of all the British guns in use during the Second World War, the 25 pounder is the gun that best represents Britain's armed forces. It was adaptable, it packed a powerful punch, and above all it was reliable. This book provides a full combat history of a gun that was used in every theatre of the Second World War and saw extensive service in the postwar years, particularly in Korea and during the Malaysian emergency. The last 25-pounder gun to see action in the British Army was one used by SAS troops at Mirbat, Oman, in 1972.... 47, modifiiations 40 Montreal I/icomotive Works 43 nm//le brakes C2, 37, 45 New Guinea 40. ... 41. strabo projectiles Bisiio|agt;-self pro|x-lled gun 42-43 expenditure 34 5exton self-pi opelled gun 43-14 ammunition trailers D. 1 1. 20. ... Authoritative text and full-colour artwork, photographs and diagrams bring over 5( HH) vears of history vividly to life. ... WARRIOR Insights into the daily lives of historv a#39;s lighting men and women, past and present, detailing their motivation, training, tactics, anbsp;...

Title:The 25-Pounder Field Gun, 1939-72
Author:Chris Henry
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2002


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