British Small Arms Ammunition, 1864-1938: (Other Than .303 Inch Calibre)

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Breechloading arms for metallic cartridges first entered British service in 1866 and from then until the eve of the 1939-45 war a wide variety of arms up to 1 inch in calibre were issued. The ammunition for these arms, both blackpowder and smokeless loaded, including experimental ammunition, is described in full detail here, together with an outline history of most of the rifles, pistol and machine guns involved. This book includes chapters on .577 inch Snider ammunition, .450 inch Martini Henry ammunition, .45 inch machine gun ammunition, .4 inch ammunition, .65 inch Gatling and 1 inch Nordenfelt machine gun ammunition, 1 inch Aiming Rifle ammunition, pistol ammunition, air service ammunition 1914-1922, .5 inch Vickers machine gun ammunition 1920-1938, .5 inch Boys Anti-tank rifle ammunition, experimental rifle calibre ammunition 1908-1938, miscellaneous service and experimental ammunition, identification, propellants and cap compositions, and historical note on British ammunition producers.

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