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Volume 0933, Austin Gunsel --- Australian 'A' Captured Gun Battery By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0933, Austin Gunsel---Australian 'A' Captured Gun Battery Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Three Years in France with the Guns By C.A. Rose
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These brief notes of experiences with the guns for thirty-eight months in France were primarily penned for my own satisfaction. Friends who read the manuscript expressed much interest in it, and... More > added the hope that it might be given a more permanent form. The story is a simple record of the fortunes of my own Battery and Brigade, and is intended as a tribute to the good comradeship which existed, under all conditions, among all ranks. C.A.R. The Kean Guides World War 1 series tells of the personal cost of this conflict , by republishing dairies, recollections and observations our aim is to educate and encourage study of this War to keep alive the memories of those who went through the hell and survived ,and for the many who sacrificed their lives.< Less
Battery H First Ohio Light Artillery By Edward Browne
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At Kernstown, Battery H first came under enemy fire. Later at Port Republic, it was heavily engaged in the fight to hold the Coaling, losing three guns. The Battery served at Chantilly,... More > Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville where it lost three more guns. At Gettysburg, the Battery helped repulse Pickett's Charge. The soldiers took part in the AoP's campaigns up to and including Mine Run, but it would not see action until Cold Harbor. The men marched to Petersburg. There they saw action on June 17-19. Later they marched with the 6th Corps to the relief of the cavalry at Reams Station. They were involved in the Battle of the Crater and served in Fort Hell.One gun section advanced in support of Gen. Gibbon’s line and was engaged in the attack on Fort Gregg and/or nearby fortifications. The men mustered out in Cleveland on June 14, 1865. This history is written from soldiers' letters, diaries,manuscripts and official reports. It contains maps, soldier photos, grave photos and a roster.< Less
Fastest Gun in the Big Red One By Walt Cross
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The unit history of the 1st Battalion, 7th U.S. Artillery of the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) in Vietnam 1965 -1970. Written by a former member of Battery A, 1/7th Artillery. Features an... More > account of "Enemy Helicopters" the term used in official records of the Vietnam War instead of the word "UFO". 165 pages, illustrated and footnoted.< Less
Fastest Gun in the Big Red One By Walt Cross
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The unit history of the 1st Battalion, 7th U.S. Artillery of the 1st Infantry Division (Big Red One) in Vietnam 1965 -1970. Written by a former member of Battery A, 1/7th Artillery. Features an... More > account of "Enemy Helicopters" the term used in official records of the Vietnam War instead of the word "UFO". 165 pages, illustrated and footnoted.< Less
With British Guns in Italy (Esprios Classics) By Hugh Dalton
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So far as I know, no British soldier who served on the Italian Front has yet published a book about his experiences. Ten British Batteries went to Italy in the spring of 1917 and passed through... More > memorable days. But their story has not yet been told. Nor, except in the language of official dispatches, has that of the British Divisions which went to Italy six months later, some of which remained and took part in the final and decisive phases of the war against Austria. Something more should soon be written concerning the doings of the British troops in Italy, for they deserve to stand out clearly in the history of the war.< Less
Historical Sketch and Roster of the Kentucky Light Artillery Independent Battery B By John C. Rigdon
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The men of Battery or Hewitt’s Battery were recruited by Capt. Hewitt for infantry service, but as an artillery company was needed, it was drilled for that service, and was mustered as such by... More > Gen. Thomas October 8, 1861. At that early period of the war it was under Gen. Thomas, and was used in the parts of the state about Somerset, Columbia and toward Cumberland river. Technically this unit was the Kentucky 3rd Artillery Regiment, Company B, but it was generally known as an independent Battery. The career of this battery was most useful and honorable, beginning with Gen. Thomas, when he was contending with Zollicoffer’s forces in Eastern Kentucky, it faithfully obeyed every order and bravely discharged every duty it was called upon to perform for full three years of active field service. While the Battery was at Murfeesboro, the place was attacked by Forrest, and a part of the Federal forces, was captured. At this time Battery B lost two guns. The battery fired four hundred and ninety three rounds.< Less
The Guns of Fort Fisher A Pictorial Study of Ordnance By H. J. Keith
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This book takes a hard look at the cannon reported to have been captured by Union forces in Fort Fisher on January 15, 1865 by comparing Federal reports to actual photographs taken by photographer... More > Timothy O'Sullivan just days after the battle. Some decades-old misconceptions are clarified and some new revelations are discovered along the way. A must for those readers with both historical interests and those with an affinity for all things related to artillery. Complete with glossary, the book makes short work of the technical aspects and puts each of them into an easily understood perspective.< Less
Dr. Richard Jordan Gatling's GATLING GUN PATENT DRAWINGS By Ron Ruble
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This book contains copies of all Dr. Gatling’s original Gatling Gun patent and patent drawings from the United States Patent Office. Also included are the patent drawings of the Broadwell Drum... More > Feed, Bruce feed and Accles feed that was used on Colt Gatling Guns. Shortly after the outbreak of the American Civil War, Dr. Richard J. Gatling began work on his most famous invention. A prototype gun was made late in 1861 and was demonstrated in Indianapolis early in 1862. On November 4, 1862, Dr. Gatling received the first of his 10 patents for the famous gun that etched his name into history forever. The Gatling Gun was sometimes called by Dr. Gatling, Colt Firearms Company and the United States Patent Office as a battery gun, rotating battery gun, rotating cannon and machine gun. When the “modern” machine gun was made, it was referred to as an automated machine gun. These patent drawings provide a step back in time to view a technically advanced 19th century weapon that changed history.< Less
The Beginners Guide to Airsoft By D Symons
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A handy little guide for people thinking of taking up the hobby of airsoft. This book gives information on the history of the sport, the basic rules, airsoft and the law, kit such as clothing, guns,... More > magazines, batteries and any extras which will be needed in order to start taking part in airsoft events. Basic information on kit care, how to behave when playing and what to expect from your first game. Some useful websites are listed so that the new player can carry out more research into the hobby, locate their nearest game site and contact fellow players local to them.< Less

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