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Rapid Fire: The Development of Automatic Cannon, Heavy Machine-Guns and Their Ammunition for Armies, Navies and Air For
by Anthony G. Williams (Goodreads Author)
This book will be essential reading for all those with an interest in the technical aspects of military, naval and aviation history. It is a comprehensive account of the development and use of heavy machine-guns, automatic cannon and their ammunition. The design of cartridges and the various types of projectiles used is explained, followed by descriptions and analyses of t ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 12th 2003 by The Crowood Press
(first published July 15th 2000)
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Cool catalogue of all things larger than small-arms pistols and rifles and heavy cannons: heavy-machine guns through automatic cannon. Things like .50 caliber machine guns to anti-aircraft 40mm auto-cannon are discussed here....and in an orderly catalogued sense with very nice wit and style. Definetly a plus for left-brained tech-heads.