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THE SPRINGFIELD 1903 RIFLES

The Illustrated, Documented Story of the Design, Development, and Production of All the Models, Appendages, and Accessories

LtCol William S. Brophy USAR Ret.

NEW copy. (Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1985). Hardcover without dust jacket, as issued. 9x11. 1500 photographs and numerous diagrams, bibliography, index, 624 pages. A monumental and definitive work on the 03 Springfield.

Table of Contents as follows: MODEL 1903 RIFLE: Pre-Model 1903 Experimental Rifles; Model 1903 Rifle; Design Changes; Operation; Care and Cleaning. VARIATIONS OF THE MODEL 1903 RIFLE: Air Service Rifle; Bannerman Rifle; Bushmaster Rifle; Carbine; Commercial Sporters; Drill and Dummy Rifles; Ersatz 03 Rifle; Fencing Equipment; Heavy Barrel Target Rifles; Major John Hession 03 Rifle; Caliber .22 Hornet Rifle; Hunter Arms Company; Lend Lease & Military Aid Rifles; Line-Throwing Rifle; Mark I Rifle; M1903A3 and M1903A4 Rifles; National Match Rifles; NRA-NBA Sporting Rifles; Numrich Arms Company; Periscope Rifles; Pressure, Velocity and Accuracy Devices; Rock Island Arsenal Model 1903 Rifle; Theodore Roosevelt Rifle; Sectionalized Rifles; R.F. Sedgley Company Rifles; Sub-caliber Devices; Winchester "Sniper" Rifle. CALIBER .22 RIFLES: Model 1903 Caliber .22 Rifle; Model 1922 Rifle; Model 1922M1 Rifle; Experimental T1 and T1E1 Rifles; M2 Rifle. EXPANDED GLOSSARY: Ammunition and Clips; Appendages; Arm Rack; Avis Barrel; Aiming Devices; Bayonets; Bolt Handle; Breech Cover; Breech Stick; Cartridge Belt; Chests and Lockers; Cleaning Rods; Director of Civilian Marksmanship; Flaming Bayonet; Grenade Launchers; Hollifield Dotter; Jacket Extractor; Mainspring Collar; McKeever Cartridge Box; Movable Front Sight; Musketry Rules; Periscope M1918; Reloading Tools; Rifle Cover; Rifle Scabbard; Ruptured Shell Extractor; Screw Driver; Score Books; Serial Numbers and Production; Silencers; Slings; Spare Parts Container; Special Purpose devices; Sight Covers; Sight Micrometers; Sights, Metallic; Sights, Telescopic; Sub-Target Machine; Tool Chests, Kits, Rolls, and Sets; Weights and Measurements. ORDNANCE AND THE MODEL 1903: Manufacture of the 03; Ordnance Inspection and Repair; Ordnance Gauges; Ordnance Overhaul; Ordnance Base Shop; Ordnance in France; Ordnance Potpourri.


$90.00