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The Lewis Gun

J. David Truby

The Lewis Gun

by J. David Truby

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Published by Paladin Pr .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8379729M
ISBN 100873640322
ISBN 109780873640329
OCLC/WorldCa2317503

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Buy New Book. Usually Ships in Business Days. $ Summary. As a lightweight machine gun, the American designed Lewis Gun made a place for itself in World War I & World War II. Although machine guns were widely issued and used during the bloody opening months of World War I, these deadly weapons proved to be too heavy to be tactically. When Meriwether Lewis began shopping for supplies and firearms to take on the Corps of Discovery’s journey west, his first stop was a federal arsenal. For the following twenty-nine months, from the time the Lewis and Clark expedition left Camp Dubois with a cannon salute in until it announced its return from the West Coast to St. Louis with a volley in , weapons were a crucial.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: The Lewis gun. Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Isaac Lewis' military mower --The machine gun man --Dr. McClean's marvelous invention --The Lewis gun --Production --"Ready on the firing line "--The Lewis in war --The Lewis in the air --The last shots.   Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration. C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer serie.


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The Lewis Gun by J. David Truby Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Lewis gun is regarded as the best light machine gun of the First World War, and for good reason. This book does a fantastic job of covering its history, design, and success. There’s many first hand accounts of troops in action using the weapon, which some titles include less of so that was nice to have here, most of which are from British soldiers/5(16).

Nice book. Many WW1 pictures of Lewis guns in the air and on the ground. The Lewis is largly forgotten today but played a major role in WW1. This book reminds us of this fact.5/5(1). The Lewis Gun book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As a lightweight machine gun, the American designed Lewis Gun made a place f /5(11).

Written by an authority on this iconic light machine gun, this is the fascinating story of the innovative and influential Lewis gun, from the trenches of World War I to the Libyan desert and Pacific islands of World War II and beyond.

34 Osprey Publications The Lewis Gun. We use cookies to give you a great and free experience on our website. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. The Lewis Gun, Book 34 (Weapon) During World War I, the British adopted the US-designed Lewis gun as an infantry weapon, realizing that its light weight and the fact that it could be fired both prone and on the move made it ideal for supporting advances and defending captured trenches.

Written by an authority on this iconic light machine gun, this is the fascinating story of the innovative and influential Lewis gun, from the trenches of World War I to the Libyan desert and Pacific islands of World War II and beyond.

Download The Lewis Gun (Weapon, Book 34) Resolve captcha to. Lewis Gun Book - posted in Bren Light Machine Gun & Lewis Gun Message Board: Just received my second book on the Lewis first book was THE BELGIAN RATTLESNAKE by William Easterly.

It is a excellent book, both text and book I received today is THE LEWIS GUN by J. David Truby. I bought it used on Amazon for $ This book is a reprint of the manual which in turn was a reprint of the WW1 instruction manual. Proves the worth of a Lewis Machine Gun in battle that it was still valued in the Second World War.

The book opens with general instructions on how the gun is loaded, fed, fired, cooled and operated. There are chapters on stripping and. The Lewis Gun was a clunky piece of gear that would jam if you looked at it crossways. However it was way ahead of its contemporaries as a light machine gun and that made it popular in the WWI era.

This article (it's too short to be a book) gives the basics of the gun, its functioning and its history/5(21). With the exception of the German FG 42, this is one of the most difficult World War One or Two Display Machine Guns to find on the market today.

Developed in this example is clearly marked Lewis Auto Gun and shows the manufacturer The Birmingham Small Arms Co. Ltd., ENGLAND.

Lewis Light Machine Gun. The Lewis gun was designed by an American, Colonel Isaac Newton Lewis. It was one of the first successful air-cooled light machine gun designs, and used an aluminum radiator to pull heat off the barrel. The gun was used extensively in both World Wars. In practice, Lewis Guns were highly valued for their lethality though they did prove prone to jamming and excessive weight (particularly for a "light" machine gun).

One of the primary reasons for stoppages lay in the overhead pan magazine feed as well as the relatively complex internal action. Description of The Lewis Gun (Weapon) During World War I, the British adopted the US-designed Lewis gun as an infantry weapon, realizing that its light weight and the fact that it could be fired both prone and on the move made it ideal for supporting advances and defending captured trenches.

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Download or Buy the Book. iPods, iPhones, and iTunes Other MP3 Players Buy. The Lewis Gun for Sale. The Lewis Automatic Machine Gun was a World War I era light machine gun of American design that was perfected and widely used by the British Empire.

It was first used in combat in World War I, and continued in service with a number of. Lewis Machine Gun, Handbook ModelCaliber by No Author Listed and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The official website for C.

Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more. The Gun Digest Book of Assualt Weapons (Gun Digest Book of Assault Weapons) Jack Lewis $ - $ When used with its adjustable sight and bipod, the Lewis Gun had an effective range of metres and a maximum range of 3, metres.

By the end of the First World War, more t Lewis Guns had been issued and the weapon remains one of the most iconic of all those used by the British Army in the 20th Century.

Lieutenant Colonel Jack Lewis or C. Jack Lewis USMC retired (Novem – ), was a former Marine, screenwriter, author of 12 books and an estimated 6, magazine articles and short stories, He was the co-founder and editor of Gun World magazine and continued contributing articles to that publication until the time of his death.The Complete Lewis Gunner is a practical guide to the handling and maintenance of the Lewis Gun as used by the RFC, RNAS, RAF and the British Army during WW1.

Full of fascinating information and fully illustrated, this book will tell you all you need to know about the workings of the Lewis Gun.Lewis Machine Gun cal Hand-Book of the, Savage Arms Co. 65 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color.

New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free Rating: % positive.