SO YOU LIKE JAPANESE WEAPONS HISTORY , NAVAL WEAPONS AND PLATFORMS ? HOW ABOUT AMMUNITION ?
In August of 1945 the Chief of Naval Operations ordered a special TECHNICAL INTELLIGENCE MISSION to travel to Japan and study in detail all the subjects of interest to the US NAVY from RADAR experiments to MEDICINE for the NAVY AND , of course, WEAPONS.
These are not just photos and descriptions. The reports include interviews with captured Japanese Navy officers and scientists concerning the development,manufacture and use of these items.
This is the report of the Chief of the Special Technical Intelligence Mission to Japan on the subject of NAVAL AMMUNITION AND FUZES.
NOT DECLASSIFIED UNTIL 1972 !
TITLE; “REPORT OF THE US NAVAL TECHNICAL MISSION TO JAPAN” 1945 DEPARTMENT OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE
CASES FOR 5CM AND LARGER CALIBERS
226 PAGES, MANY ILLUSTRATIONS. THIS IS NOT THE TM PUBLISHED JUST AFTER WW2. IT IS FAR MORE DETAILED AND SHOWS SHELLS NOT PUBLISHED ELSEWHERE. NAVAL AMMO THROUGH 18 INCH AND BOMBS.
THIS IS TECHNICAL OVERLOAD FOR THE COMMON READER BUT FANTASTIC FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO REALLY KNOW THE DETAILS.
ALL ON ONE CD!
This is a professional transfer page by page scan of the only known original copy of this rare publication.
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