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Artillery in Macau

Richard J. Garrett

in The Defences of Macau

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9789622099937
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206809 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.003.0009
Artillery in Macau

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This chapter examines the artillery in Macau during the nineteenth century. Macau has light machine guns and armoured cars equipped with BESA machine guns. This chapter describes the specifications of Macau's artillery and provides relevant photographs. It suggests that it is indeed fortunate that much of Macau's fortifications have survived along with some interesting examples of the guns that armed them.

Keywords: artillery; Macau; machine guns; armoured cars; fortifications

Chapter.  10318 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Asian History

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