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TEXT-BOOK OF ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY.
Tschappat, Lt.-Col. William H.

TEXT-BOOK OF ORDNANCE AND GUNNERY.

NY John Wiley & Sons 1917.
1st Ed. x + 705pp. Numerous ills. to text, some full-page, folding schematic of Lewis Gun, tables, diagrams &c. Some browning, ownership signature, original gilt lettered cloth, spine faded and rubbed. Major General William H. Tschappat (18741955) career officer in the United States Army and served as the 14th Chief of Ordnance for the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps. His textbook was used by Cadets for a generation. One significant feature of the book was its discussion of a new method of solving the essential problems of interior ballistics.
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