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❴KINDLE❵ ✽ Hotchkiss Machine Guns: From Verdun to Iwo Jima (Weapon) Author John Walter – G-couture.co.uk Featuring contemporary photographs and full color artwork this title explores the action packed history of the Hotchkiss machine gun and its derivatives which were used around the globe for nearly fifFeaturing contemporary photographs and full color artwork this title explores the action packed history of the Hotchkiss machine gun and its derivatives which were used around the globe for nearly fifty years Created by a long forgotten Austrian nobleman Adolf Odkolek von Augezd the air cooled Hotchkiss machine gun was the first to function effectively by tapping propellant gas from the bore as the gun fired Although the Hotchkiss would be overshadowed by the water cooled Maxim and Vickers Guns it proved its effectiveness during the Russo Japanese War The gun uirky though it was was successful enough to persuade Laurence Benét and Henri Mercié to develop the Modèle Portative a man portable version which it was hoped could move with infantrymen as they advanced Later mounted on tanks and aircraft it became the first automatic weapon to obtain a kill in aerial combat Though it served the French and US armies during World War I and also the British in areas where French and British units fought alongside each other the Odkolek Hotchkiss system was to have its longest term effect in Japan Here a succession of derivatives found favor in theaters of operations in which water cooling could beof a liability than an asset When US forces landed on Saipan Guam and Iwo Jima battling their way from island to island across the Pacific it was the Woodpecker the Type 92 Hotchkiss with its characteristically slow rate of fire which cut swathes through their ranks Supported by contemporary photographs and full color illustrations this title explores the exciting and eventful history of the first successful gas operated machine gun.

Featuring contemporary photographs and full color artwork this title explores the action packed history of the Hotchkiss machine gun and its derivatives which were used around the globe for nearly fifty years Created by a long forgotten Austrian nobleman Adolf Odkolek von Augezd the air cooled Hotchkiss machine gun was the first to function effectively by tapping propellant gas from the bore as the gun fired Although the Hotchkiss would be overshadowed by the water cooled Maxim and Vickers Guns it proved its effectiveness during the Russo Japanese War The gun uirky though it was was successful enough to persuade Laurence Benét and Henri Mercié to develop the Modèle Portative a man portable version which it was hoped could move with infantrymen as they advanced Later mounted on tanks and aircraft it became the first automatic weapon to obtain a kill in aerial combat Though it served the French and US armies during World War I and also the British in areas where French and British units fought alongside each other the Odkolek Hotchkiss system was to have its longest term effect in Japan Here a succession of derivatives found favor in theaters of operations in which water cooling could beof a liability than an asset When US forces landed on Saipan Guam and Iwo Jima battling their way from island to island across the Pacific it was the Woodpecker the Type 92 Hotchkiss with its characteristically slow rate of fire which cut swathes through their ranks Supported by contemporary photographs and full color illustrations this title explores the exciting and eventful history of the first successful gas operated machine gun.

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