The Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) has transformed the United States of America and the U.S. Army in ways that were never imagined. The Army is going through turbulent times that cause leaders and service member to err in judgment and perform...
Component parts 5
Different models in service 5
Exterior ballistics 11-13
Important points 10
Operation of the parts 6-8
Parts issued for repairs 9-10
Parts not issued 10
To dismount and assemble 8...
TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of plates 5
General description 7
Action of carriage 8
Principal parts 8
Base ring 8
Traversing roller system 8
Dust guards 9
Azimuth circle and pointer 9
Chassis and transoms 10...
In this interview LTC (Ret.) Kevin Gentzler discusses his time in Iraq as a Finance battalion commander from 2006 through 2007. There for the surge, LTC (Ret.) Gentzler recalls the challenges he faced with remaining in country and additional few...
In this interview MAJ Ken Girardi discusses his deployment experiences to Iraq as part of a Military Transition Team (MiTT) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). MAJ Girardi has an in-depth discussion on the valuable role that MiTTs play on...
In this interview, MAJ Edward Gavin, US Army, Chemical; discusses his deployment to Afghanistan as the company commander in 2009 through 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). MAJ Gavin discusses a typical day in theater and...
In this interview, MAJ Kay Wakatake, US Army, JAG; discusses her deployment to Iraq as the Brigade Judge Advocate in 2010 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation New Dawn. MAJ Wakatake describes role as the Brigade Judge Advocate...
In this interview, MAJ Luke Hammond, US Army, Chemical; discusses his deployment to Iraq as the Director of Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone (I-BIZ) in 2009 through 2010 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). MAJ Hammond shares his view of Iraq...
In this interview, MAJ Matthew Albertus, US Army, Infantry; discusses his deployment to Afghanistan as the Ranger Company Commander for the 1st Ranger Battalion in 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). MAJ Albertus discusses his...
In this interview, MAJ Robert Overgaard, US Army, Logistics; discusses his deployment to Iraq as the Army Material Command (AMC) Brigade Logistics Support Team (BLST) Chief for 4th Brigade of the 1st Armor Division (AD) out of Fort Bliss, Texas in...
In this interview, MAJ Terry England, US Army, Logistics; discusses his deployment to Iraq as the SPO/TID Planner for the 43rd Sustainment Brigade in 2010 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). MAJ England discusses his pre-deployment...
In this interview MAJ William Wade, Armor, discusses his deployment to Iraq as a company commander. This was a difficult deployment as there were many losses in the task force. MAJ Wade describes the challenges he faced, the successes he had, and...
The Digital Archives provides access to a growing collection of searchable digitized historical documents, images and materials, beginning with the papers of President John F. Kennedy and his administration.
Today’s Army is facing an ethics backlash, after ten years of war a myriad of ethics violations seem to be surfacing every day, it is easy to blame the Soldiers, but the real issue at hand are the leaders. After ten years of war, we constantly...
List of illustrations VII
General description of the 9.2-inch howitzer materiel (Vickers) 1
9.2-inch howitzer, Model 1917 (Vickers) Mark I 5
Howitzer body 5
Breech mechanism 6
Breech closing mechanism 6
Firing mechanism 8
1. General organization of a German position 9
2. Trace of trenches 11
3. Design of trenches 11
4. Wire 11
5. Saps 12
6. Revetments 12
7. Drainage 12
8. Observation posts and sentry posts 13
9. Dug-outs 13
This set of topographic maps of pre World War II Germany, originally printed by the German government, were confiscated by the British and U.S. military after the war. Most of these maps are reprints by the British Geographical Section, General...