[Firing and Deflection Conversion Tables]

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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.

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[2] p. ; 21 cm.

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United States. Army. Ordnance Dept. November 1, 1940.

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

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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  • Main Title: [Firing and Deflection Conversion Tables]
  • 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

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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.

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[2] p. ; 21 cm.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

Through its diverse military history, Fort Wolters' history has been documented and preserved within the materials in this collection. The multi-volume collection was compiled by Col. Willie H. Casper, who was deputy commander of the fort from 1965 to 1971.

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  • November 1, 1940

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United States. Army. Ordnance Dept. [Firing and Deflection Conversion Tables], text, November 1, 1940; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46561/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.