Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.

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"This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [8-inch gun M1 and 240-mm howitzer M1] by the personnel normally assigned to one howitzer of gun section of the firing battery and by other firing battery personnel." Covers both the 8-inch gun M1 and the 240-mm howitzer M1. Prescribes duties to be performed in the service of both pieces of artillery.

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iii, 233 p. : ill., tables, diagrs. ; 18 cm.

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United States. War Department. February 1946.

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  • Main Title: Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.
  • Added Title: War Department field manual ; FM 6-95.
  • Alternate Title: 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1.
  • Series Title: War Department field manual

Description

"This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the piece [8-inch gun M1 and 240-mm howitzer M1] by the personnel normally assigned to one howitzer of gun section of the firing battery and by other firing battery personnel."

Covers both the 8-inch gun M1 and the 240-mm howitzer M1. Prescribes duties to be performed in the service of both pieces of artillery.

Physical Description

iii, 233 p. : ill., tables, diagrs. ; 18 cm.

Notes

Includes index.

"February 1946."

Supersedes FM 6-95, Service of the piece, 240-mm Howitzer, M1918, 2 Jan. 1940, including Changes no. 1 (21 May 1942) and Changes no. 2 (31 Aug. 1943).

Listed in 1946 Monthly catalog, p. 692.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • February 1946

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  • March 15, 2010, 9:06 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Service of the piece, 8-inch gun M1 and 240-MM howitzer M1., book, February 1946; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11813/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.