By Nicholas Michael, Gerry Embleton
King John the great of France was once captured by means of the English on the conflict of Poitiers in 1356; his 14-year-old son Philip fought valiantly by means of his facet till the sour finish, and once he was once able to achieve this, King John rewarded his son's braveness and devotion by way of designating him Duke of Burgundy, a name that unintentionally had simply turn into extinct. Philip used to be the 1st of the Valois Dukes of Burgundy and this attention-grabbing textual content by means of Nicholas Michael examines the functioning and agency of the Burgundian armies from the start of his reign till the time of the final of the Valois Dukes; Charles the daring.
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If it is required to reduce time to a minimum at the same time, conservation of water being necessary, this may be effected by the following procedure. Assistant gunner prepares a plug of a size that will effectively seal the muzzle gland. A suitable plug may be made with flannelette wrapped round an empty cartridge case or round steam cork plug. When gunner is ready for barrel to be withdrawn, he inclines muzzle of gun at a steep angle towards the ground. Assistant gunner places plug to butt against muzzle end of barrel, pushing plug into muzzle gland at same time pushing barrel to rear which is then withdrawn by gunner.
Assistant gunner places plug to butt against muzzle end of barrel, pushing plug into muzzle gland at same time pushing barrel to rear which is then withdrawn by gunner. ) When replacing barrel, plug muzzle with a piece of flannelette, insert barrel and push out plug in gland with muzzle. A patch should be run through bore on cleaning rod to ensure no water or obstruction has been left. During these operations assistant gunner should take care that hot water does not reach his hands as it may be quite hot enough to cause nasty scalds.
The table below shows the correct setting. , sights graduated to 2,600 yards only) should be set to figures below when firing MI ammUllition. , If striker in bolt is faulty, a completely assembled bolt is exchanged for the one which is in the gun. This exchange of assembled groups often calls for the withdrawal of the barrel. If there is time to drain the water jacket this is done by removing filler plug (to allow air to enter, thus accelerating flow of water) removing drain plug and allowing water to flow into water can.