A rare original WW2 US Navy manual, produced for US Fleet Headquarters by the Spoery Gyroscope Company, published in 1943. This is a guide to the use of the Mark 14 Gun Sight and the general principles of ant-aircraft gunnery for Allied naval gunners. With instructions and numerous illustrations on sighting, estimating range, angles of attack, and deflection shooting. There are many excellent diagrams showing exactly how you should shoot down an attacking enemy aircraft. Subjects covered include: inspecting and testing the sight, manning battle stations at gun and sight, picking up and tracking targets, range finding and spotting, gun controls, use with the 20mm gun, etc.
In very good condition. The card cover is in very good condition, with minor signs of use and some marks. The stapled binding is good and secure. The text and illustrations are in very good condition.
Published: 1943 Illustrated card cover Illustrated with line drawings and diagrams Dimensions: 110mm x 180mm Pages: 44