Colonial and Revolutionary War Arms

Author: George D. Moller

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 082634996X

Category: History

Page: 540

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American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume I: Colonial and Revolutionary War Arms focuses on the arms used from the early exploratory period throughout the colonial period and the American Revolution. Arranged chronologically, it contains definitive descriptions of the pre-flintlock and flintlock shoulder arms used in North America and detailed accounts of the development and progression of military regulation shoulder arms of the major colonial powers from the early eighteenth century through the Revolutionary War. Lavishly illustrated with more than four hundred vivid photographs of muskets, rifles, carbines, and other arms, this book offers an intelligent analysis of the shoulder arms procured and used by the colonists, colonial and state governments, and the Continental Congress.
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Flintlock Alterations and Muzzleloading Percussion Shoulder Arms, 1840-1865

Author: George D. Moller

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 082635002X

Category: History

Page: 648

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This third volume in Moller’s authoritative reference work describes muzzleloading percussion shoulder arms procured by the U.S. government for issue to federal and state armed forces in the period that includes the Civil War. These twenty-five years were an exciting time in the history of shoulder arms. During the 1840s, only a handful of American manufacturers were capable of producing significant quantities of arms having fully interchangeable components. By the early 1850s, at least one firm was producing rifles with close enough tolerances to be considered fully interchangeable. And thanks to the invention of the expanding bullet, rifled arms could be used by an army’s entire infantry. For the first time, line infantry were equipped with arms capable of rapid reloading and of consistently hitting a man-sized target at distances as great as three hundred yards. Like the first two volumes of American Military Shoulder Arms, this exhaustive reference work will be a must for serious arms collectors, dealers, and museum specialists.
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Author: George D. Moller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780870812866

Category: Political Science

Page: 528

View: 4328

Arranged chronologically, contains definitive descriptions of the pre- flintlock and flintlock shoulder arms used in North America, and detailed accounts of the development and progression of military regulation shoulder arms of the major colonial powers. Intended for historians and collectors. Illustrated with some 400 bandw photos and produced on thick coated stock. It is not stated how many future volumes are planned. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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From the 1790s to the End of the Flintlock Period

Author: George D. Moller

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826349994

Category: History

Page: 556

View: 5090

New data surrounding the procurement and modifications of arms produced by the national armories, and under federal contract procured by the individual states and by individual members of militias, is presented here for the first time. This information, interwoven with military, political, economic, and social factors, results in new and better definitions and a clearer understanding of the arms’ historical context. Though this work focuses on military flintlock shoulder arms, details on the federal government’s procurement of arms for Indians during rapidly changing military policies of the period is also included. American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume II, contains more than three hundred photographs. As with the previous volume, Volume II is written primarily for students of arms, but also contains material of interest to historians, museum specialists, collectors, and dealers of antique arms.
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From the 1790s to the End of the Flintlock Period

Author: George D. Moller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780870813085

Category: Political Science

Page: 496

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(post-)koloniale Verhandlungen in Geschichte, Kunst und Medien

Author: Graduiertenkolleg Identität und Differenz

Publisher: Böhlau Verlag Köln Weimar

ISBN: 9783412270056

Category: Ethnic groups

Page: 377

View: 724

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Author: Gordon L. Rottman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472814258

Category: History

Page: 64

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A soldier's "web gearÂ?? is as important to his ability to live and fight on the battlefield as are his clothing and weapons. In World War II the US Army issued equipment items that had originated in 1910, though modified and augmented in the 1920s and 1930s, and again during the war itself as a result of combat experience. This book describes and illustrates the great majority of the personal equipment provided for infantry riflemen, GIs armed with other weapons and their ammunition-bearers, officers, and medics. In addition to the web gear itself it covers canteens, mess kit, and first aid items; weapons-related and other specialist items; the long struggle to produce a practical backpack; bivouac and shelter gear, and the most commonly carried tools. The text also explains the basics of materials, colors, markings, nomenclature, and weights for the guidance of collectors. It is illustrated with wartime photos and color close-ups, and the wide-ranging color plates specially prepared for this book offer more than 130 images.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Monthly magazine devoted to topics of general scientific interest.
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Kritik der politischen oekonomic

Author: Karl Marx

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Capital

Page: 830

View: 806

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Muskelaufbau und Fettverlust ohne Hungern und ohne komplizierte Trainingspläne - der natürliche Weg zum idealen Männerkörper

Author: Michael Matthews

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783946566205

Category:

Page: 391

View: 5619

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A Critical Survey and Filmography of Hollywood Releases Since 1918

Author: Hal Erickson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786492678

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 428

View: 6168

Beginning with Charlie Chaplin’s Shoulder Arms, released in America near the end of World War I, the military comedy film has been one of Hollywood’s most durable genres. This generously illustrated history examines over 225 Army, Navy and Marine–related comedies produced between 1918 and 2009, including the abundance of laughspinners released during World War II in the wake of Abbott and Costello’s phenomenally successful Buck Privates (1941), and the many lighthearted service films of the immediate postwar era, among them Mister Roberts (1955) and No Time for Sergeants (1958). Also included are discussions of such subgenres as silent films (The General), military-academy farces (Brother Rat), women in uniform (Private Benjamin), misfits making good (Stripes), anti-war comedies (MASH), and fact-based films (The Men Who Stare at Goats). A closing filmography is included in this richly detailed volume.
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Author: Richard Knötel

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3845723742

Category:

Page: 498

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Richard Kn tel, einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Historienmaler und Begr nder der modernen Uniformkunde, beschreibt im vorliegenden Band die Entwicklung der Trachten und Uniformen der europ ischen Staaten - u. a. vom Deutschen Reich und sterreich-Ungarn ber Frankreich, Italien, Spanien und Gro britannien bis hin zu den skandinavischen Staaten, Russland und der T rkei. Illustriert ist der Band mit mehr als 1000 Abbildungen auf 100 Tafeln. Sorgf ltig nachbearbeiteter Nachdruck der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1896.
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Author: James Duncan Campbell,Edgar M. Howell,Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 124

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This catalog is a descriptive and intrepretive listing of the insignia of the Army of the United States -- other than buttons, epaulets, and horse furniture -- in the National Collections that were prescribed or worn during the period 1800-1851.
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Devoted to the Interests of the Military Forces of the State of New York, and the Official Military Circular of the 9th Brigade, N.Y.S.M.F.

Author: Augustus T. Cowman,John Watts De Peyster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Military art and science

Page: N.A

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Author: William T. Vollmann

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518731785

Category: Fiction

Page: 1028

View: 2642

William T. Vollmann, der in einer Reihe mit Thomas Pynchon und David Foster Wallace steht, hat mit Europe Central ein Krieg und Frieden für das 21. Jahrhundert geschrieben – ein Epos in Übergröße, in 37 Kapiteln von fiktiven und realen Personen, Künstlern wie Käthe Kollwitz und Dimitri Schostakowitsch oder Militärs wie General Wlassow und Friedrich Paulus, dem Verlierer von Stalingrad. Ihre Lebensgeschichten beschwören aufs Neue die Geschichte des Zweiten Weltkriegs auf sowjetischer und deutscher Seite herauf. Aber im Zentrum des Romans steht eine Liebe: die bedingungslose Liebe von Schostakowitsch zu Elena Konstantinowskaja. Schieben wir zur Seite, was wir über Geschichte wissen, und lassen wir uns ein auf dieses wagemutige, gewaltige, faszinierende, tiefgreifende und umfassende Werk: Europe Central. »Ein ›Krieg und Frieden‹ des 20. Jahrhunderts, mit dem sich Vollmann endgültig seinen Rang in der Weltliteratur gesichert hat.« Welt am Sonntag
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Author: Michelin Guides

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1781505691

Category: History

Page: 146

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Volume II of III This volume is sub-titled The Battle of St Mihiel, and covers St Mihiel, Pont a Mouson and Metz. The first 18 pages provide the historical background, how the St Mihiel salient was formed in September 1914 and how it was eventually eliminated four years later, in September 1918. Details of the American forces (corps and divisions) involved are given with photos of some of their commanders. Then follow the outlines of three guided tours round the battlefields with comments on the scenes of interest and accounts of the fighting. The first tour covers Verdun to Commercy, via Calonne trench, Eparges, Apremont Forest, Ailly Wood and St Mihiel, including a visit to the latter. The next trip goes from Commercy to Metz, via Pont a Mousson and including a visit to Pretre Wood where there was heavy fighting from Sep 1914 to May 1915 when it finally passed into French hands and remained there. It ends with a tour of Metz. The third tour runs from Metz to Verdun via Etain, the main place of interest visited on this leg which does not take in the Verdun battlefield. Good maps and battlefield photos all make this an interesting piece of WWI history.
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Author: E. Ludendorff

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5883028616

Category: History

Page: 628

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Meine kriegserinnerungen, 1914-1918. Mit zahlreichen skizzen und planen.
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