America's Munitions 1917-1918
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America's Munitions 1917-1918

By Benedict Crowell
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Table of Contents
  • America's Munitions 1917-1918
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
  • BOOK I. ORDNANCE.
    • CHAPTER I. THE ORDNANCE PROBLEM.
    • CHAPTER II. GUN PRODUCTION.
      • THE MAKING OF A BIG GUN.
      • PRODUCTION OF CANNON FORGINGS.
      • CANNON MACHINING AND ASSEMBLING.
    • THE MAKING OF A BIG GUN.
    • PRODUCTION OF CANNON FORGINGS.
    • CANNON MACHINING AND ASSEMBLING.
    • Chapter III MOBILE FIELD ARTILLERY.
      • THE 37-MILLIMETER INFANTRY FIELD GUNS
      • THE 75-MILLIMETER GUNS.
      • 4.7-INCH GUNS.
      • THE 5-INCH AND 6-INCH GUN MOUNTS.
      • 155-MILLIMETER HOWITZERS.
      • THE 155-MILLIMETER G. P. F. GUNS.
      • 8-INCH HOWITZERS
      • THE 240-MILLIMETER HOWITZERS.
      • FIGHTING THE AIRPLANE WITH ARTILLERY.
    • THE 37-MILLIMETER INFANTRY FIELD GUNS
    • THE 75-MILLIMETER GUNS.
    • 4.7-INCH GUNS.
    • THE 5-INCH AND 6-INCH GUN MOUNTS.
    • 155-MILLIMETER HOWITZERS.
    • THE 155-MILLIMETER G. P. F. GUNS.
    • 8-INCH HOWITZERS
    • THE 240-MILLIMETER HOWITZERS.
    • FIGHTING THE AIRPLANE WITH ARTILLERY.
    • CHAPTER IV. RAILWAY ARTILLERY.
      • THE 7-INCH RIFLES.
      • THE 8-INCH GUNS.
      • 10-INCH AND 12-INCH GUNS.
      • THE 12-INCH MORTARS.
      • 14-INCH GUNS.
      • THE 16-INCH HOWITZER.
      • NEVILLE ISLAND.
    • THE 7-INCH RIFLES.
    • THE 8-INCH GUNS.
    • 10-INCH AND 12-INCH GUNS.
    • THE 12-INCH MORTARS.
    • 14-INCH GUNS.
    • THE 16-INCH HOWITZER.
    • NEVILLE ISLAND.
    • CHAPTER V. EXPLOSIVES, PROPELLANTS, AND ARTILLERY AMMUNITION.
      • RAW MATERIALS.
      • PROPELLANTS.
      • LOADING THE PROPELLANTS.
      • HIGH EXPLOSIVES.
      • AMMUNITION AND SHELL LOADING.
    • RAW MATERIALS.
    • PROPELLANTS.
    • LOADING THE PROPELLANTS.
    • HIGH EXPLOSIVES.
    • AMMUNITION AND SHELL LOADING.
    • CHAPTER VI. SIGHTS AND FIRE-CONTROL APPARATUS.
    • CHAPTER VII. MOTORIZED ARTILLERY.
      • TRUCKS.
      • TRAILERS.
      • CATERPILLAR TRACTORS.
      • SELF-PROPELLED CATERPILLAR GUN MOUNTS.
    • TRUCKS.
    • TRAILERS.
    • CATERPILLAR TRACTORS.
    • SELF-PROPELLED CATERPILLAR GUN MOUNTS.
    • CHAPTER VIII. TANKS.
    • CHAPTER IX. MACHINE GUNS.
    • CHAPTER X. SERVICE RIFLES.
    • CHAPTER XI. PISTOLS AND REVOLVERS.
    • CHAPTER XII. SMALL-ARMS AMMUNITION.
    • CHAPTER XIII. TRENCH-WARFARE MATERIAL.
      • GRENADES.
      • RIFLE GRENADES.
      • TOXIC GAS EQUIPMENT.
      • TRENCH MORTARS.
      • TOXIC GAS SETS.
      • PYROTECHNICS.
    • GRENADES.
    • RIFLE GRENADES.
    • TOXIC GAS EQUIPMENT.
    • TRENCH MORTARS.
    • TOXIC GAS SETS.
    • PYROTECHNICS.
    • CHAPTER XIV. MISCELLANEOUS ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT.
      • BAYONETS AND TRENCH KNIVES.
      • PERISCOPES, BELTS, ETC.
    • BAYONETS AND TRENCH KNIVES.
    • PERISCOPES, BELTS, ETC.
  • BOOK II. THE AIR SERVICE.
    • CHAPTER I. THE AIRCRAFT PROBLEM.
    • CHAPTER II. AIRPLANE PRODUCTION.
      • THE PROBLEM OF MATERIAL.
      • THE SPRUCE PROBLEM.
      • COTTON FABRIC AND DOPE.
      • THE TRAINING PLANES.
      • THE SERVICE PLANES.
    • THE PROBLEM OF MATERIAL.
    • THE SPRUCE PROBLEM.
    • COTTON FABRIC AND DOPE.
    • THE TRAINING PLANES.
    • THE SERVICE PLANES.
    • CHAPTER III. THE LIBERTY ENGINE.
    • CHAPTER IV. OTHER AIRPLANE ENGINES.
    • CHAPTER V. AVIATION EQUIPMENT AND ARMAMENT.
      • AIRPLANE BOMBS.
      • AIRPLANE PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES.
      • THE FIREWORKS OF FLYING.
      • KEEPING OUR FLIERS WARM.
      • PROTECTION IN HIGH ALTITUDE FLYING.
    • AIRPLANE BOMBS.
    • AIRPLANE PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES.
    • THE FIREWORKS OF FLYING.
    • KEEPING OUR FLIERS WARM.
    • PROTECTION IN HIGH ALTITUDE FLYING.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE AIRPLANE RADIO TELEPHONE.
    • CHAPTER VII. BALLOONS.
  • BOOK III. THE ENGINEER CORPS.
    • CHAPTER I. THE ENGINEERS IN FRANCE.
      • ENGINEERING SUPPLIES.
      • CONSTRUCTION AND FORESTRY.
      • LIGHT RAILWAYS AND ROADS.
      • MAP MAKING AND PRINTING.
      • MILITARY BRIDGES.
      • CAMOUFLAGE.
      • CONCLUSION.
    • ENGINEERING SUPPLIES.
    • CONSTRUCTION AND FORESTRY.
    • LIGHT RAILWAYS AND ROADS.
    • MAP MAKING AND PRINTING.
    • MILITARY BRIDGES.
    • CAMOUFLAGE.
    • CONCLUSION.
    • CHAPTER II. MILITARY RAILWAYS.
      • HOSPITAL TRAINS.
      • NARROW-GAUGE RAILWAY EQUIPMENT—FABRICATED STEEL TRACK.
    • HOSPITAL TRAINS.
    • NARROW-GAUGE RAILWAY EQUIPMENT—FABRICATED STEEL TRACK.
    • CHAPTER III. ENGINEER ACTIVITIES AT HOME.
    • CHAPTER IV. SOUND AND FLASH RANGING AND SEARCHLIGHTS.
      • SEARCHLIGHTS.
    • SEARCHLIGHTS.
  • BOOK IV. CHEMICAL WARFARE.
    • CHAPTER I. TOXIC GASES.
    • CHAPTER II. GAS DEFENSE EQUIPMENT.
  • BOOK V. QUARTERMASTER ACTIVITIES.
    • CHAPTER I. SUBSISTENCE.
    • CHAPTER II. CLOTHING AND EQUIPAGE.
    • CHAPTER III. MISCELLANEOUS QUARTERMASTER UNDERTAKINGS.
      • FUEL, OIL, AND PAINTS.
      • BRUSHES.
      • ROLLING KITCHENS.
      • TOOLS AND TOOL CHESTS.
      • HARDWARE.
      • QUARTERMASTER FACTORY ENTERPRISES.
      • SHOE FITTING.
      • MEAT CUTTING.
      • PACKING.
      • HORSES AND MULES.
      • STORAGE.
    • FUEL, OIL, AND PAINTS.
    • BRUSHES.
    • ROLLING KITCHENS.
    • TOOLS AND TOOL CHESTS.
    • HARDWARE.
    • QUARTERMASTER FACTORY ENTERPRISES.
    • SHOE FITTING.
    • MEAT CUTTING.
    • PACKING.
    • HORSES AND MULES.
    • STORAGE.
    • CHAPTER IV. MOTOR AND HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLES.
      • MOTORCYCLES, SIDE CARS, AND BICYCLES.
      • HORSE AND HAND DRAWN VEHICLES.
    • MOTORCYCLES, SIDE CARS, AND BICYCLES.
    • HORSE AND HAND DRAWN VEHICLES.
    • CHAPTER V. MEDICAL AND DENTAL SUPPLIES.
    • CHAPTER VI. SALVAGE.
      • SALVAGE IN THE UNITED STATES.
      • SALVAGE IN FRANCE.
    • SALVAGE IN THE UNITED STATES.
    • SALVAGE IN FRANCE.
  • BOOK VI. THE CONSTRUCTION DIVISION.
    • CHAPTER I. CANTONMENTS AND CAMPS.
    • CHAPTER II. MISCELLANEOUS CONSTRUCTION.
      • ORDNANCE CONSTRUCTION.
      • AVIATION SCHOOLS AND TESTING FIELDS.
      • QUARTERMASTER BASES AND WAREHOUSES.
      • MOTOR TRANSPORT CONSTRUCTION.
      • ARMY HOSPITALS.
      • INCIDENTS OF THE WORK.
    • ORDNANCE CONSTRUCTION.
    • AVIATION SCHOOLS AND TESTING FIELDS.
    • QUARTERMASTER BASES AND WAREHOUSES.
    • MOTOR TRANSPORT CONSTRUCTION.
    • ARMY HOSPITALS.
    • INCIDENTS OF THE WORK.
  • BOOK VII. THE SIGNAL CORPS.
    • CHAPTER I. SIGNAL CORPS MATERIAL.
      • TELEPHONES AND TELEGRAPHS.
      • RADIO.
      • LINE EQUIPMENT.
      • ELECTRIC BATTERIES.
      • FIELD GLASSES.
      • MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIES.
      • PIGEONS.
    • TELEPHONES AND TELEGRAPHS.
    • RADIO.
    • LINE EQUIPMENT.
    • ELECTRIC BATTERIES.
    • FIELD GLASSES.
    • MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIES.
    • PIGEONS.
  • CONCLUSION.
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