[Firing and Deflection Conversion Tables]

Description:

This document (FT 81 B3, abridged) consists of two pages, each with a separate table. The first table is a chart that shows range and elevation for firing particular mortar shells. The second page includes a chart with range and deflection (presumably for the same kind of shells), as well as notes which give additional instructions.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: November 1, 1940
Partner(s):
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection(s):
Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
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Creator (Author):
United States. Army. Ordnance Dept.

"Ord. Dept., U. S. A."

Creator (Other):
Wesson, C. M.

"C. M. Wesson, Major General, Chief of Ordnance."

Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 1, 1940
  • Digitized: February 1, 2009
Coverage:
Place
United States
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1940  
Description:

This document (FT 81 B3, abridged) consists of two pages, each with a separate table. The first table is a chart that shows range and elevation for firing particular mortar shells. The second page includes a chart with range and deflection (presumably for the same kind of shells), as well as notes which give additional instructions.

Note:

"FT 81 B-3 (Abridged)." There is a handwritten note at the top of the first page, "CW 41-46 (11)" and a "Boyce Ditto Public Library Stamp" at the bottom of the second page that includes the address and phone number of the branch.

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 21 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | weapons use | firing | instructions
Added Title: Firing Table for 81 MM Mortar MI and 3" Trench Mortar MK. 1A2, Firing Shell, H.E. M43 and Shell, Practice M43 and M44, Fuze P.D. M52, Weight of Fuzed Projectile -- 6.87 Lb.
Added Title: Deflection Conversion Table, Deflection in Mils
Partner:
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection:
Pictorial History of Fort Wolters
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth46561
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text
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