US Infantry Equipments 1775-1910 (Men-at-Arms) by Philip Katcher, Bryan Fosten
US Infantry Equipments 1775-1910 (Men-at-Arms)
Author: Philip Katcher, Bryan Fosten
Title: US Infantry Equipments 1775-1910 (Men-at-Arms)
ISBN10: 0850459362
ISBN13: 978-0850459364
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (November 23, 1989)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1259 kb
Size epub: 1452 kb
Rating: 4.3 ✪
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Category: History
Subcategory: Military
The development of US Army infantry equipment has been a story of trial and error, of adopting new designs to meet new problems. It was not until 1910 that a whole system of equipment, including everything from the waist belts to the canteens to the cartridge-carriers to the haversack, was officially adopted. Prior to that, each piece of equipment was designed to meet a specific need, without any consideration of anything else the soldier had to carry. Packed with photographs and illustrations, this book explores the history of US Infantry equipments from 1775 to 1910, covering everything from blankets to bayonets.