"Door Knocker", M12 Gun Motor Carriage

The M12 Gun Motor Carriage was the first heavy self-propelled artillery piece of World War II. Only 100 were produced and they saw heavy use in Europe. It was known as the "Door Knocker" because of its long-range bunker busting capability.

Location:
1713 Southwest 11th Street Lawton, OK 73501
Identifier:
0.001
Institution:
U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum

American Artillerist's Companion, Volume I

Date:
1969
Creator:
Louis de Tousard
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Greenwood Press

Volume I of Louis Tousard's treatise on handling artillery, building batteries, and caring for guns in the field.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UF145.T732, LCCN: 68-054806
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

American Artillerist's Companion, Volume II

Date:
1969
Creator:
Louis de Tousard
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Greenwood Press

Volume II of Louis Tousard's treatise on handling artillery, building batteries, and caring for guns in the field.

Description (physical):

Hardbarck

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UF145.T732 VOL II, LCCN: 68-054806
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

American Artillerist's Companion; or, Elements of Artillery, treating of all kinds of firearms in detail, and of the for

Date:
1969
Creator:
Louis de Tousard
Publisher/Studio:
New York: Greenwood Press

Descriptions and illustrations of Artillery implements and procedures

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UF145.T732 VOL. III, LCCN: 68054806
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Field Artillery Weapons Of The Civil War

Date:
1988
Creator:
Hazlett, James C.
Publisher/Studio:
Newark, NJ: University of Delaware Press
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Introduction To Field Artillery Ordance, 1861-1865

Date:
1994
Creator:
Melton, Jack W., Jr.
Publisher/Studio:
Kennesaw, GA: Kennesaw Mountain Press, Inc.
Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Siege Artillery In The Campaigns Against Richmond

Date:
1986
Creator:
Abbot, Henry L.
Publisher/Studio:
Arendtsville, PA: Dean S. Thomas
Description (physical):

Hardbound, 5.5" x 8.5", 183 p. + index

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Print, Photographic

Reproduction U.S. Quartermaster photograph of an Artillery Quartermaster Sergeant, ca. 1864-1865. Back view. Wearing hat, frock coat with red insignia, shoulder scales, red officer's sash, sword and scabbard.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1994.002.341.23
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

US Field Artillery In Action Near Carentan, France

Date:
June 1944

The crew of a 105mm Howitzer fires a round during the fighting near the French town of Carentan.  Located between the American landings at Utah Beach and Omaha Beach, the capture of Carentan was vital to the success of the Allied invasion of Normandy.  The German 6th Parachute Regiment put up stiff resistance there against the 101st Airborne, the 2nd Armored, and 4th Infantry Divisions.  Carentan was liberated by the Americans on June 12, 1944.

Location:
250 Eisenhower Farm Drive Gettysburg,Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
NARA 28-1185a
Institution:
Eisenhower National Historic Site

A History Of Artillery

Date:
1975
Creator:
Hugh C.B. Rogers
Publisher/Studio:
Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press

Overview of the history of artillery.

Description (physical):

Paperback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
UF15.R64, LCCN: 74-80824
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum