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155-mm Gun And Carriage M1 And M1A1

155-mm Gun And Carriage M1 And M1A1

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


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TM 9-1350 155-mm Gun And Carriage M1 And M1A1, 1942-04-27

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25937757M
OCLC/WorldCa6334416

From a document on mm Gun, G.P.F. and Panama Mounts by the late Jim Loop courtesy of Robert D Zink: "The 'Kelly Mount' was the equivalent of a transportable Panama Mount but made for the dimensions of the mm Gun Carriage,M1 - The Long Tom. The mm gun M1 was a millimeter caliber field gun developed and used by the United States military. Nicknamed "Long Tom" (an appellation with a long and storied history in U.S. field and naval artillery), it was produced in M1 and M2 variants, later known as the M Developed to replace the Canon de mm GPF, the gun was deployed as a heavy field weapon during World War II and the.

  The M1 Carriage was redesignated to M1A1 after undergoing a process of refurbishment. The M1/M2 shell used was a kg (95lb.) projectile and, when fired at a degree angle, it would send a High Explosive (HE) round s yards out - up to 15 miles away - with a high rate of accuracy. D24 Gun, mm, M1, and M1A1. on Carriage M1. ( mm Long Tom) D25 Gun, mm, M, parts and material D26 Gun, mm MA1, parts and equipment D27 D28 Gun, mm, M1, and M1A1. on mounts M1, and M1A1 D29 Howitzer, 8-inch, M2. on Carriage M1. (M howitzer) D30 Gun, mm, MMI. on Carriage M3.

mm Howitzer Motor Carriage, M7 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, MIO mm Gun Motor Carriage, M36 mm Gun Motor Carriage, M18 mm Gun Motor Carriage, M12 Cargo Carrier, M30 Heavy Gun Motor Carriages mm Gun Motor Carriage, M40 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage, T92 8-inch Gun Motor Carriage, T93 The mm Long Tom was a millimeter caliber field gun developed and used by the United States mililtary. It was produced in M1 and M2 variants (later known as the M59). The gun could fire a kg ( lb) shell to a maximum range of 22 km ( mi), with an estimated accuracy life of 1, rounds.


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155-mm Gun And Carriage M1 And M1A1 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The highly effective "Long Tom" heavy field gun could fire a lb shell over 14 miles (24 km). Officially known as the "mm gun M1A1 with M1A1 carriage and M5 limber," these famous artillery pieces, alongside their related 8-inch howitzer M1 versions, formed the backbone of U.S. Army heavy field artillery units during both World War II and Korea/5(6).

TM Ordnance Maintenance: mm Gun And Carriage M1 And M1A1, ORDNANCE MAINTENANCE MM GUN AND CARRIAGE M1 AND M1A1 Section I.

General. Paragraph Scope 1 II. Inspection. General 2 Tools 3 Bore 4 Recoil mechanism 5 Manometer test 6 Equilibrators 7 III. Maintenance and repair. General 8 Lubrication 9 Assembling of carriage 10Pages:   The 'Long Tom' or more properly, the 'mm gun M1A1 with M1A1 carriage and M5 limber', and the related 8-inch howitzer M1 formed the backbone of the U.S.

Army's heavy field artillery during World War II and Korea/5(6). MM GUN MlAl-CARRIAGE Ml-STANDARD The mm Gun, M1A1, and Carriage, M1, are the results of an endeavor to secure a weapon for army artillery which would combine great firepower with a high degree of mobility.

This gun is a development based on the French mm Gun, Ml, G.P.F., used by the A.E.F. in   TM Ordnance Maintenance: mm Guns M1 And M1A1 And Carriage M1 8-inch Howitzer M1 And Carriage M1 Heavy Carriage Limber M2 Prepared under the direction of the Chief of Ordnance CONTENTS Paragraphs Pages Section I.

Introduction 1- 3 3- 8 II. General information and data 4—9 9—11 :   Created inthis field manual reveals a great deal about the mm Howitzer M1’s design and capabilities. Intended as a manual for those in the service of the piece, it details many aspects of the M1’s assembly, maintenance, and : Department of the Army.

TM mm Gun M2, Carriage M1 and M1A1, Gun Mount M13, Heavy Carriage Limber M2 and M5, and Firing Platform M1 "In addition to a description of the mm gun M2; carriage Ml and M1A1; heavy carriage limber M2 and M5, firing platform Ml, and gun motor mount M13, this manual contains technical information required for the identification, use, and care of the weapon, ammunition.

TMmm Gun Materiel, M, M and Modifications () TMmm Gun M2; Carriage M1 and M1A1; Gun Mount M13; Heavy Carriage Limber M2 and M5; and Firing Platform M1 () TM90mm Gun M3 Mounted in Combat Vehicles () TMInch Multiple Rocket Launchers T66 and T66E2 ().

The M1 gun was quickly replaced by the improved M1A1, this had a few modifications made to the breech ring. The M1A1 “Long Tom” became the standard Corps Gun both the Army and Marines and remained virtually unchanged except for the M2 having a simpler breech ring installed.

It went on to serve well after WW2 as the M59 Gun. Full text of "TM mm Gun M2, Carriage M1 and M1A1, Gun Mount M13, Heavy Carriage Limber M2 and M5, and Firing Platform M1" See other formats. Service of the PieceInch Gun, Mk, VI, Modification 3A2 on Barbette Carriage M1 FM Service of the Piece: Seacoast Artillery, 8-Inch Gun, Mark VI, Modification 3A2, on Railway Mount M1A1.

mm Howitzer M1, inch gun M1 and carriages M1 and M1A1, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. mm Howitzer M1, inch gun M1 and carriages M1 and M1A1. The M mm howitzer is a towed howitzer developed and used by the United States was first produced in as a medium artillery piece under the designation of mm Howitzer saw service with the US Army during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, before being replaced by the M howitzer.

The gun was also used by the armed forces of many nations. The mm guns M1, M1A1, and M2 can be mounted on either the M1 or M1A1 gun carriages. The mm guns M1 and M1A1 are identical with one exception. The mm gun M1. The 'Long Tom' or more properly, the 'mm gun M1A1 with M1A1 carriage and M5 limber', and the related 8-inch howitzer M1 formed the backbone of.

Barbette Carriage M * TM 6-Inch Seacoast Materiel Guns MA2 and MA2 Barbette Carriage M1 () * TM inch Seacoast Matériel inch Mortar MMI Mounted on inch Mortar Carriage MMI and MMII * TM Gun, 8 in.

VI, Mod. 3A2 and Mount, Railway, Gun, 8 In., M1A1 * TM inch Seacoast Gun. Ultimately, both the US Army and Marine Corps phased out their M guns for the mm M1A1 "Long Tom" beginning in The M was also fitted to the M12 Gun Motor Carriage as a self-propelled gun (SPG) and used from to The mm Gun Motor Carriage M12 was a U.S.

self-propelled gun developed during the Second World War. It mounted a mm gun M, MA1 or M M1, depending upon availability, a weapon derived from the nearly identical French mm GPF gun of World War I vintage.

Limited storage space meant that only 10 mm projectiles and. The mm Howitzer M1 was a short-barreled weapon using separate-loading ammunition. Over 4, of these guns were produced. It was first produced in as a medium artillery piece.

It saw service with the US Army during World War II. The howitzer first saw action in North Africa in The mm Howitzer M1 was developed as an afterthought, in the late s, when the. The mm Gun M1 was a millimeter caliber field gun developed and used by the United States military.

Nicknamed "Long Tom" (an appellation with a long and storied history in U.S. field and naval artillery), it was produced in M1 and M2 variants, later known as the MDeveloped to replace the Canon de mm GPF, the gun was deployed as a heavy field weapon during World War II and the.

This is not correct, there is but one 'Long Tom' and this is the mm Gun M1/M1A1. After the Second World War the complete weapon was redesignated the 'Gun, Heavy, Towed: mm: M59' This consisted of Cannon Howitzer M1 or M1A1, Recoil Mechanisms M4 series (M4, M4A1, M4A2 or M4A3), and Carriage M1.The M41 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage was based on the M24 Chaffee Light Tank fitted with an M1 mm Howitzer.

In addition to the Howitzer, the M41 carried twenty two rounds of mm ammunition. Also known as the Gorilla, the M41 eventually saw action in Korea.1- TMTechnical Manual, Ordnance Maintenance MM Guns M1 and M1A1 and Carriage M1; 8-inch Howitzer M1 and Carriage M1; Heavy Carriage Limber M2.

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