The Ordnance Society

Ordnance & Artillery of All Periods

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RELATED SOCIETIES

The Fortress Study Group

The Arms & Armour Society

Crimean War Research Society

Historical Breechloading Smallarms Society

Miniature Arms Society

Palmerston Forts Society

The Coast Defence Study Group

The Naval Dockyards Society

The International Ballistics Society

The Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company

Civil War Artillery

The South African Military History Society

Cannon Association of South Africa

Maritime Museums in the UK

Artillery Preserved in Ireland
 

ORDNANCE WEB-SITES

Aberdeen Proving Ground

WWI Artillery and Ammunition

Grenades and Their Markings

Railway Guns

Defence of Britain Project homepage

US Ordnance Systems

Rest of World Ordnance Systems

HMS Colossus – Main Armament  (The embedded videos are excellent!)

Cannons and Ballistics

The Garrison Artillery Volunteers

UK MUSEUMS

Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

Royal Armouries Leeds

Royal Armouries – Tower of London

Explosion – Museum of Naval Firepower at Gosport

Firepower – Royal Artillery Museum at Woolwich Arsenal

Imperial War Museum London

Imperial War Museum Duxford

Imperial War Museum Duxford Land Warfare Hall

National Army Museum Chelsea

Tank Museum Bovington

Royal Gunpowder Mills Waltham Abbey

Royal Navy Submarine Museum Gosport

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Coalhouse Fort Tilbury, Essex

WW1 Cordite Factory near Gretna, Scotland

Isle of Wight Military & Heritage Museum

Chapel Bay Fort & Museum overlooking Milford Haven, Wales

Newhaven Fort, Newhaven, East Sussex

OVERSEAS MUSEUMS

Musée de l’Armée (Army Museum in Paris)

Batterie Todt Museum

Royal Museum of the Army and of Military History, Belgium

Military Museums on Menorca

La Mola Fortress on Menorca

Fort Glanville – Australia

Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signals – St Petersburg

Tøjhusmuseet Artillery Museum in Copenhagen

Artillery Museum of Draguignan

Fort Rinella, Malta

Sasso San Gotardo, Swiss Bunker Museum

Spanish Mainland and Island Military Museums

MILITARY PUBLISHERS, BOOKSELLERS AND MAGAZINES

D P & G Publications
Military and Naval Publishers, offering a very wide range of historic military books and pamphlets.

Cannon Drawings
These superbly detailed and accurate drawings by Rudi Roth, have graced the back page of many of the Ordnance Society’s Newsletters; and large A3 prints are now available for sale from his web-site.

ICOMAM MAGAZINE
Magazine of The International Committee of Museums and Collections of Arms and Military History

ORDNANCE MANUALS
Various manuals available for downloading

EDITIONS GRAND BLOCKHAUS
Various books on European Museums, the Atlantic wall etc.

FIREARMS GUIDE
5th Edition with over 4,850 gun schematics

ORDNANCE & ARTILLERY PICTURES
BRITISH GUNS, HOME & ABROAD

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