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Royal Artillery Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations


Hi All

Just thought I'd let you know that my book "Royal Artillery Terms and Abbreviations Historical and Modern" should be hitting the book shops by the end of next week.

Anyone intereste in details of the book, please send a pm.

Hope this post doesn't contravene any forum rules, if it does, please feel free to edit/remove it.

Hello Phil ,No problem as long as MY copy gets signed.
From Amazon "Product Description
This book includes a foreword by Major General J.B.A. Bailey. Since its creation in 1716, the Royal Artillery has been a cornerstone of the British Armed Forces, as their motto Ubique, 'Everywhere' implies. In this book Philip Jobson has collated the enormous and complex artillery lexicon which has accumulated since that day, as dynamic as its subject to keep pace with technical and tactical innovation. The development of indirect fire, counter-battery, anti-tank and anti-aircraft fire all required a novel vocabulary, as did advances in survey and locating. Changes in communication from shouts, to flags, to line, to radio, to compressed data transmission all left their mark on the language. Epic in scope and detail, even the most expert Gunner would be likely to fail an unseen test based on this work. It will therefore be a pleasure to those who think themselves expert to browse this volume, and will serve as an invaluable reference for historians and researchers to ensure that they use the correct term and understand its true meaning."
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Signed copies

I am sure that anyone wanting a signed copy can be accomodated. The only fly in the ointment will be the fact that I have to buy them from the publisher first, so there will, I am afraid, be a built in delay, wait isn't that a fuze?

RA Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

I have some signed copies available now, at 15 plus 4.95 P&P. Anyone interested, just PM me for details of how to pay etc.