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2 edition of 57mm Gun M1 found in the catalog.

57mm Gun M1

57mm Gun M1

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


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FM 23-75 57mm Gun M1 1944-06-15

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Open LibraryOL25908600M
OCLC/WorldCa29715569

US WW2 57mm M1 Anti-Tank Gun. In the first year of the war for the US, an up dated anti-tank gun was a necessity because only the obsolete 37mm was in service. The most expedient answer was to copy the British 6 Pdr. Anti-Tank Gun. This was accomplished by adapting the British manufacture’s drawings to match US production techniques. M1 57mm anit-tank gun in the Belgrade Military Museum‎ (3 F) Media in category "M1 57 mm gun" The following 22 files are in this category, out of 22 total.

With various modifications including a new carriage, the version adopted by the US army was the M1A3 which was light enough to be towed by a 1 ½ Ton truck. In May the 57mm M1A3 started to replace the 37mm M3 as the standard Anti-Tank Gun but it would be another year until it finally took over. The M1A3 served on all fronts until Calibre: 57mm (57x). The M1 57mm Anti-Tank Gun was adapted by the US Army during World War II, after it became clear that the 37mm Anti-Tank was no longer effective against the increasingly well-armored German tanks. The design of this weapon is directly copied from the British 6-pounder light field gun, which was being produced in the USA for the Lend-Lease program.

Circa-WWII US 57mm Anti-Tank Gun, M1. While digging through various US ARMY ordnance\tech manuals I was unable to find any evidence that an HE round was produced for the US 57mm Anti-tank gun. The only rounds described as being employed by . Refine by No filters applied Browse by & Price Hide Filters Show Filters filter by price.


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FM MM Gun, M1 [U.S. Army] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Donovan Research Library and the US Armor Research Library are now part of the Maneuver Center of Excellence Libraries Virtual Library program.

For the past few years. FM 57mm Gun M1 CONTENTS Paragraphs Page CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 2. MECHANICAL TRAINING Section I. General 2 II. Disassembly and assembly III.

Mechanical functioning 3 IV. Stoppages and immediate action 4 V. Care and preservation. 7 VI. Destruction of ordnance materiel 8 : The 6pdr was a 57mm gun, firing a 57xmmR shell effective out to 1, yards or 1,m – with a rated maximum range of 5, yd.

Unlike its predecessor the 6pdr could fire both armour piercing and high explosive rounds. Introduction The M1 was a version of the famous British 6-pounder – a 57mm anti-tank gun, adapted for US service in after the 37mm M3 proved inadequate. By the time it became the main ATG for US forces, the M1 was faced by the Panther and other heavy German tanks.

MK 57 mm Gun. Description. The 57mm MK Gun Mount is a multi-purpose, medium caliber gun. The MK Gun Mount can fire salvos at up to rounds per. WW2 Telescope for M1 57mm 6 Pounder Cannon with M86 reticule for 57mm Gun.

Complete with the original Metal Carrying Stowage case for affixing to the Gun Shield. Like New condition. Three lenses shields mounted on inside of the case. $ The 57mm AT gun was put into position behind the tank at a range of yds at a 15 degree angle from the tank’s flank.

From this position 7 rounds of APC (AT) were fired. 57mm Gun M1 book Three rounds were fired into the turret, all of which made a clean hole and started small fires. Gun laws in New York regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the U.S. state of New York, outside of New York City which has separate licensing regulations.

New York Civil Rights Law art. II, § 4 provides that "A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms cannot be infringed.". 57MM Antitank gun. Unfired projo, very nice original blued finish it appears.

Projectile marked 57MM M70 Casing is marked 57M for sale by Robert Hubbard on GunsAmerica - Recommended Book about the M1 57mm antitank gun. US Antitank Artillery ; Gunners struggle to place their 57mm M1 Antitank Gun, Belgium, 57mm Antitank Gun M1A3 with M2 carriage, th Infantry, 84th Division, Marche, Belgium, 2 Jan This gun has the caster wheel folded up in the travel position (to the right of the kneeling soldier).

DefenseNews reports on the controversial decision to replace the planned installation of the 57mm Mk on the DDGs with the smaller, lighter 30mm Mk The remarks by the project manager in defense of the decision seem to raise questions regarding the Coast Guard's choice of the 57mm Mk Photo: Mk 57mm gun on USS Freedom.

There were 2 (3 in fact) 57 mm AT guns during WW2: the 6 Pounder of British origin, built for them and later used by the US Army as the - 57mm gun M1; also used on the SU, an US made TD for British use but sent to the USSR (Half-track chassis) AND - the 57mm ZiS-2 Soviet gun, M (few made) and later the M model.

57mm / L70 Ammunition. General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems – Canada (GD-OTS Canada) produces the Target Practice (TP) C and the 57 mm 3P (Pre-Fragmented, Programmable, Proximity) cartridge (Under BAE Systems License for Canada) for BAE Systems 57 mm L70 Mk 3 automatic gun being installed on the Canadian Navy Halifax Frigates.

The mm gun MI, is a flat tra- jectory weapon of the field gun type with a semi- automatic drop-type breechblock.

It fires a projectile which weighs approximately 6 pounds. The gun is mounted on a carriage of the split-trail type, equipped with pneumatic tires. It is designed for one-man con-File Size: 6MB. 57mm Recoilless Rifle c Swedish Antiaircraft Artillery: Bofors 40mm Automatic Gun M1 - Duration: CNN reporter trapped with Iraqi forces during ISIS attack.

Despite o M1 57mm AT guns produced, the U.S. military quickly retired the line following the close of World War 2. When Britain required manufacturing muscle in World War 2 () it turned to American factories and relied on Lend-Lease for its supply as it faced the might of the Axis powers on battlefields across the world.

The M1 is an almost exact copy of the British six-pounder anti-tank gun. The British design was first modified to American manufacturing practices and standards in order to produce the weapon for Great Britain under Lend-Lease. Production of the U.S. M1 anti-tank gun began in Mayand approximat were made through Internet Archive BookReader FM mm Gun, M1 Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere.

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FM mm Gun, M1 FM mm Gun, M1 Mk gun (57mm/caliber naval gun system) The baseline version of the Bofors 57mm ( in) L70 gun was the Mark 1, first introduced into service with the Spica-class fast attack craft (FAC) of Swedish Navy init has a rate of fire of rounds per minute and a round magazine in the gun turret with a further rounds stowed inside.

The T48 was based on the chassis of the trusty M3 Half-Track chassis. The back end was converted to carry a 57mm Anti-Tank Gun M1, rounds of ammunition and the crew. The 57mm Gun was a license built copy of the British Ordnance QF 6 Pounder Anti-Tank Gun.

A prototype vehicle was ordered in Aprilwith production starting that December. two M1 57mm guns (with Airborne M1 57mm gun) with crew one Command Carbine team, one Small three-hole base two Medium bases WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-- Small parts.

Not for children under 3 yrs. Have a question? Find answers in product info, Q&As, reviews There was a .M1 Gun 57mm is a United States Anti-tank unit. It was a primary British-designed anti-tank gun used throughout the war, proving effective against most German tanks save for the big cats.

It was a primary British-designed anti-tank gun used throughout the war, proving effective against most German tanks save for the big : United States.

WWII M1 57mm Anti Tank Gun Detail Walk Around Video. Red Ball military vehicle show - Duration: oddballmm 2, views.