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US Recoilless Rifle 75mm M20

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Part of the Infantry Antiarmor Weapon Series
68 pages, 56 illustrations, in a 8˝ x 11 inch format
ISBN: 1-886848-06-8 {Item No.6} Price 15.00
Edited by Bruce A.Hanesalo 

The Korean War Vintage 75 mm Recoilless Rifle

Operating, maintenance and training instructions for the U.S.Army 75mm Recoilless Rifle and accessories.

1.  Introduction
2.  Disassembly and Assembly
3.  Mechanical Functioning
4.  Stoppages and Immediate Action
5.  Ammunition and Fuzes
6.  Mountings
7.  Fire Control Instruments and Spare Parts
8.  Crew Drill
9.  Marksmanship
10. Technique of Direct Fire
11. Technique of Fire from Defilade
12. Technique of Indirect Fire 
A.  Tripod Mount M1917A1 & M74
B.  Care and Cleaning
C.  Demolition to Prevent Enemy Fire
D.  Lensatic Compass
E.  Binoculars M3
F.  Plotting Board M10
G.  Aiming Circle M1
H.  Range Estimation
I.  Determining Initial Firing Data
J.  Fire Commands	

Some Illustrations from the Book:


1. We sell other books related to the 75 mm Recoilless Rifle

Antiarmor Short Range Combat; 200 Pages, 50+ illustrations, in an 8˝ x 11 inch format
ISBN: 1-886848-41-6 {Item No.41} Price 25.00 [The tactics of short range antiarmor weapons from World War Two to the present]...[Details]
US Recoilless Rifle 57mm M18A1;64 pages, 74 illustrations, in an 8˝ x 11 inch format ISBN: 1-886848-05-X {Item No.5} Price 15.00 [The other Recoilless Rifle used in the Korean War...[Details]
2. Also sell photocopies of other military manuals and articles on the subject:

FM 23-81 75-mm Rifle M20 (November 1952); 232 pages, 72 illus. Price 25.00 {Item No.2298}
TM 9-1314 57-mm Rifles T15E13 and M18; 75-mm Rifles T21 and M20 (T25)(April 1949); 74 pages, 57 illus. Price 8.00 {Item No.2302}
Fritter, Major Lee W., Infantry."The Stadia Sight", Infantry School Quarterly, Vol.41, No.1 (July 1952); 4 pages, 5 illus. Price .50 {Item No.10536} [The details of a the sight found on recoilless rifles]
Garn, Captain Phil R., Infantry."75-mm Rifle Platoon in Korea", Infantry School Quarterly, Vol.40, No.1 (January 1952); 11 pages, 2 illus. Price 1.00 {Item No.10498} [Includes: Introduction, Early employment, In the defense, In the attack, Accuracy, Indirect fire, Night firing, Transportation and loads, Mechanical functioning, A few other tips, A typical attack]
Miller, Mr.Ray S.."Sub-caliber Recoilless Rifles", Infantry School Quarterly, Vol.40, No.2 (April 1952); 5 pages, 4 illus. Price .50 {Item No.10514} [Locally made sub-caliber training ammunition for 57mm and 75mm recoilless rifles for training purposes]
Philips, Robert H., Infantry."Have They Met the Test?", Infantry School Quarterly, Vol.39, No.1 (July 1951); 7 pages Price 1.00 {Item No.10475} [Has a weapons systems met the test for war? In particular recoilless rifles] [Includes: Introduction, History and development, Use in world war two, Battle tests in korea, Summary]
U.S.Army Infantry School. "Mechanical Training 75-mm Recoilless Rifle," Infantry School Mailing List, Vol. XXIX, Chapter 2. (October 1946); 34 pages, 12 illus. Price 3.50 {Item No.10248} [Includes: General, Disassembly and assembly, Mechanical functioning, Stoppages and immediate action, Ammunition and fuzes, Care and cleaning, Mountings, Sights and bore sighting]
U.S.Army Infantry School. "Gun Platoon in the Attack (75-mm Recoilless Rifle)," Infantry School Mailing List, Vol. XXIX, Chapter 9. (October 1946); 16 pages, 4 illus. Price 2.00 {Item No.10255} [Includes: Introduction, Organization, Equipment, Missions of the platoon in the attack, Assignment in combat, Selection of firing positions, Missions of the gun platoon in the attack, Company attack order]
U.S.Army Infantry School. "Preparation and Conduct of a Field Exercise," Infantry School Mailing List, Vol. XXIX, Chapter 12. (October 1946); 29 pages Price 3.00 {Item No.10258} [Includes: Part I: Foreword, General, Directive, Planning the exercise, Draft of the exercise, Control, Critque, Time breakdown, Administrative details. Part II: The gun platoon in support of a daylight attack, A gun platoon in the support of the attack, Umpire’s check list]
U.S.Army Infantry School. "Methods of Instruction for the Gun Platoon (75-mm Recoilless Rifle)," Infantry School Mailing List, Vol. XXX, Chapter 1. (April 1947); 38 pages, 10 illus. Price 4.00 {Item No.10266} [Includes: Purpose, Schedules, Methods of instructions for mechanical training, Crew drill and methods of training, Marksmanship and methods of instruction in marksmanship]
U.S.Army Infantry School. "Technique of Direct Fire, 57-mm and 75-mm Rifles," Infantry School Quarterly, Vol.XXXII, No.2 (April 1948); 15 pages, 4 illus. Price 1.50 {Item No.10310} [Includes: Introduction, Characteristics of fire, Range determination, Speed and lead determination, Fire control, Fire commands, Summary]
U.S.Army Infantry School. "Subcaliber Training for the Gun Platoon," Infantry School Quarterly Vol.XXXI, No.2 (October 1947); 17 pages, 8 illus. Price 2.00 {Item No.10295} [Includes: Introduction, Use of the device in training, Preliminary marksmanship, Technique of direct fire, Transition firing, Field firing, Indirect fire, Field firing, indirect fire] [For the 75-mm Recoilless Rifle]

[Note our book already contains the best parts the above manuals]

3. And we sell a Research Packet on the 57mm Recoilless Rifle containing many of the above manuals and articles:

No.45 U.S.Recoilless Rifle 75 mm; 7 References, 397 pages (2/2/01) Price 45.00 {Item No.8045-1}
4. Also Note: We sell large number of photocopies of military manuals and articles on Antiarmor warfare.
Full list of Recoilless Rifle manuals photocopies available

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