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155-mm Gun M2

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155-mm Gun M2

Carriage M1 and Heavy Carriage Limber M5

Operation and Organizational Maintenance

Technical Manual TM 9-3038
  • Dept. of the Army, Washington, D.C.
  • 6 September 1955
    • 302 pages
    • 178 photos
    • 34 illustrations
    • 11 tables
  • Merriam Press Military Digital Library Series
  • #L174
  • $1.99
    • Purchase and download here
Detailed technical manual covering the operation and maintenance of the 155-mm Gun M2, the "Long Tom" of World War II fame, as well as its Carriage M1 and Heavy Carriage Limber M5 and all supporting equipment and ammunition.

Contents
  • Introduction
    • General
    • Description and Data
  • Operating Instructions
    • Service Upon Receipt of Materiel
    • Controls
    • Operation Under Usual Conditions
    • Operation Under Unusual Conditions
  • Organizational Maintenance Instructions
    • Parts, Special Tools, and Equipment for Operation and Organizational Maintenance
    • Lubrication and Painting
    • Preventive Maintenance Services
    • Troubleshooting
    • Gun Tube and Breech Ring
    • Breech Mechanism
    • Firing Mechanism M1 and Receiver Assembly
    • Counterbalance Assembly
    • Recoil Mechanism and Cradle
    • Equilibrators
    • Elevating Mechanism
    • Traversing Mechanism
    • Bogie
    • Wheels and Tires
    • Brakes
    • Heavy Carriage Limber M5
    • Maintenance Under Unusual Conditions
  • Materiel Used in Conjunction with Major Item
    • Sighting and Fire Control Equipment
    • 37-mm and Caliber .22-.30 Subcaliber Equipment
  • Ammunition
  • Shipment and Limited Storage and Destruction of Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use
    • Shipment and Limited Storage
    • Destruction of Materiel to Prevent Enemy Use
  • Appendix
    • References
  • Index

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