• The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)

    The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    The Machine Gun. History, Evolution, and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons
    Bureau of Ordnance Department of the Navy, Washington, 1951 (Vol. I-V)


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    Volume 1a - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 31.44 Mb



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    Volume 1b - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 39.31 Mb



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    Volume 1c - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 38.12 Mb



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    Volume 1d - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 38.60



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    Volume 2a - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 26.10 Mb



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    Volume 2b - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 27.50 Mb



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    Volume 3a - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 37.40 Mb



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    Volume 3b - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 30.53 Mb



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    Volume 3c - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 27.50 Mb



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    Volume 3d - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 30.85 Mb



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    Volume 4a - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 32.03 Mb



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    Volume 4b - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 21.47 Mb



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    Volume 4c - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 29.88 Mb



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    Volume 5 (complete) - The Machine Gun (by George M. Chinn)
    PDF file size = 118.2 Mb



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    Observations: by Badger

    Complete Set includes:

    Volume 1 (698 pages)
    History, Evolution, and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons.

    Volume 2 (232 Pages)
    History, Evolution, and Development of Manual, Automatic, and Airborne Repeating Weapons.

    Volume 3 (693 Pages)
    Development During World War II and Korean Conflict by the United States and Their Allies, of Full Automatic Machine Gun Systems and High Rate of Fire Power Driven Cannon.

    Volume 4 (653 Pages)
    Design Analysis of Automatic Firing Mechanisms and Related Components.


    Note: With thanks to member CrossedCannons, Volume 5 has been located and now made available for download here in its entirety.

    Volume 5 (720 Pages)
    Development of Full Automatic Machine Gun Systems High Rate of Fire Power Driven Cannon, and Automatic Grenade Launchers by the United States and Her Allies, Following World War II, Korean Police Action, and the Vietnam Conflict.




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    1. amc141plt's Avatar
      Great info, thanks!

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