By Ian V. Hogg
This complete quantity describes the guns of the Allied forces that have been in use from 1939-45. every one of those guns is defined intimately with necessities and a desirable array of infrequent images and drawings. This well-researched paintings offers in-depth insurance of all kinds of artillery utilized by the Allies, together with: coastal and railway artillery, anti-tank, anti-aircraft, box, medium and heavy artillery.
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The arm slides on the outer torsion bar sleeve. 106 105: The same arm as in plate 104. We have moved the arm to the left so we can see the upper side. There was no loose play of any sort in the arm on the torsion bar shaft. 107 2 1 106: Two large keyed bolts (with a single machined flat face on each) fit inside the lower arm block and lock this arm in place. 108 109 108: The upper end of the block arm in which we can see the grooved interior bushing. The small hole on the inside is the lubrication inlet channel.
112-114 110-111 1 Fighting Compartment The Wheatcroft Collection In photo 117-119 at the top of the photo, at 7, can be seen the welded joint that joins the two upper Also present in these photos are two wooden strips, at 5 & 6, that are used to stop a round of ammunition sliding out of a pannier mount and into either the drivers station or falling into the fighting compartment. Note that above the sponsons and under the roof deck is a small welded strip, one of which can just be seen at 1 in photo 115116.
123 124 123: Splined shaft on a universal joint that carries the rotational drive movement from the PTO into the turret traverse mechanism. 125 124: The letters V and O as seen on the upper domed area are labels for two electrical connection ports that can be seen to the right of the photo. 126 125: Top down view showing the casing of the main body of the PTO unit. The O labelling can be seen in this photo. 38 122: RHS view of the turret PTO. The drum shaped unit in the left of the photo is the main hydraulic oil pressure pump.