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Книга Osprey - Warrior №5. Anglo-Saxon Thegn advert 449-1066 Osprey - Warrior №5. Anglo-Saxon Thegn advert 449-1066 Книги Вооружение Автор: Mark Harrison Год издания: 1998 Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: sixty one Размер: 11.4 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The cave in of Roman rule in Britain was once now not lots a unexpected disaster as an extended and drawn-out decline. The Celtic Britons retreated steadily to the highland parts of Wales, Cornwall and the south-west of Scotland. regulate of the fertile jap lowlands used to be misplaced to warriors of Germanic beginning who migrated from the Continent. those Germanic conquerors became recognized to background because the Anglo-Saxons. They have been to dominate the lowland sector of england till their ultimate defeat at Hastings in 1066. This name supplies an perception into the standard lifestyles, apparatus, gown, conflict strategies and lifestyles on crusade of the common Anglo-Saxon warrior of this era – the thegn.

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Some Rams had their guns removed and were used as artillery observation posts (Ram Command/OP Tank), while others were more extensively modified to become armoured recovery vehicles, Some were used for various experimental and trial purposes, such as the mounting of a 94-mm (3,7-in) anti-aircraft gun on top of the hull. But the Ram's greatest contribution to the conflict was the adaptation of the basic Ram hull to take a 25-pdr artillery piece. The gun was placed in a simple open superstructure on top of the hull, and in this form the Ram became the Sexton.

It was used often as an assault or break-through tank, forming the spearhead of many attacks, and as the war against Germany progressed the basic design was gradually improved. 38 in) added to the hull front and sides. Other changes were made in the turret which progressed from being a mainly plated affair to a fully cast component, which on the KV-1C also gave an increase in protection. Much of the extra armour was simply bolted onto existing armour. 2-mm (3-in) main gun on a chassis that was tobe adapted for la ter models of Soviet heavy tanks.

As mentioned above, the M24 went on to make its greatest impact after 1945 and many nations retain the M24 to this day, several of them going to the trouble of re-engining the vehicles and updating their fire-control systems. Performance: maximum road speed 56 km/h (35 mph); maximum road range 161 km (100 miles); fording 1,02 m (3 ft 4 in); gradient 60 per cent;? 5 in) vehicles. 50 HB Browning MGM2 (anti-aircraft) 7 Commander's cupola 8 Direct vision blocks 9 Commander's periscope 10 Stowage box 11 Pistol port 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Radio set, SCR 508 M3 grenade launcher Assistant driver's door Hull ventilator Front cover plate Portable fire extinguisher Controlled differential Differential output yoke 20 Driver's hand levers (steering brake) 21 Range selector/ transmission lever 22 Hand levertransferunit shift control 23 Driver's seat 24 Fire escape hatch door 25 Turret control box 26 Turret driving mechanism 27 Stabilizerandturret motor 28 Firing solenoid 29 Ammunition storage boxes 30 Leftgeneratorregulator 31 Left starter relay 32 Ventilating door 33 Master battery switch 34 Four 6-volt batteries 35 Fixed fire extinguisher 36 Radiator 37 Radiatorairinletgrille 38 Two Cadillac 90 V-type 8cylinderModel44T24 engines 39 Fuel tank covers 40 Fuel compartment vents 41 Final drive sprocket 42 Shock absorber 43 Support arm 44 Track guide 45 Track wheel 46 Torsion bar 47 Bumperspring arm bracket 48 Track support roller 49 Compensating wheel and track wheel support linkage 50 Track compensating wheel 51 Compensating wheel link 52 Track wheel link 53 Loader's hatch 33 USA Medium Tank M3 When the Germans invaded France in May 1940 the consequent tank actions were closely observed by various US Army agencies.

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