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|South African Air Force Standard Notes, Armament, Section “G”|
|1939||Union of South Africa||9,976 KB|
|This is the Air Force manual on the weapons in use at the time, including synchronised Mk V guns and the Gas-Operated .303-inch No 1 Mk I as well as the Browning .303-inch for fitting into aircraft.|
|Home Guard. Instruction No. 14 – Winter Training||1940||United Kingdom
|Vickers G.O. Gun – No. 1 Mark 1 – Precis G5||circa 1940||Canada||668 KB|
|Armament – Student’s Notes||circa 1941||United Kingdom
Royal Air Force
|Regulations for the Home Guard, Volume I||1942||United Kingdom
|Regulations for the Equipment of the Army, Part I. 1942. General Regulations (Segment 1) (Segment 2)|
|1942||United Kingdom||Segment 1: 13.1 MB|
|This is an essential reference for all aspects of equipment in the British Army during the Second World War. It includes listings of the contents of bags, satchels, cases and most other containers that you see referred to from the Vocabulary of Army Ordnance Stores and other parts lists. It also includes information on weapons markings and stampings.
Due to the size of the file, it has had to be split into two downloadable segments.
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