US WW2 Ammunition – The Complete Manual – Downloadable

Published in 1946, this manual is superb, covering every type of ammunition used by the US army during WW2. It is full of diagrams, pictures, formulae, descriptions and mechanism of action of a huge variety of ammunition. Any collectors will find this useful, as well as relic hunters. It covers all of this……….

  • Explosives
  • Primers
  • Detonators
  • Tracers
  • Small arms ammunition
  • Base detonating fuzes
  • Point detonating fuzes
  • Mortar fuzes
  • Artillery boosters
  • Artillery complete rounds
  • Mortar complete rounds
  • Aerial bombs
  • Bomb fuzes
  • Pyrotechnic ammunition
  • Rocket ammunition
  • Grenades
  • Mines
  • Ammunition packing

The pictures below will give you an idea of the contents of the manual, which can be found at the bottom of this page. Simply click to download. Enjoy!


Cartridges 2




fuze 2


fuze 3









Click the below link to download……..


Elements of ammunition – US – WW2 – All ordnance types


Oh……..and a huge selection of downloadable manuals can be found on these blog pages….

Over 100 WW2 manuals here

And even more here!


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