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British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery by Dale Clarke, Brian Delf

By Dale Clarke, Brian Delf

Global warfare I is frequently deemed to were ‘a conflict of artillery’, and British heavy artillery performed an essential component in destroying the German trenches and supplying necessary hide for advancing troops at the Western entrance. This booklet info the large weapons of the Royal Garrison Artillery, together with the 6-in. siege gun and howitzer, the 8-in. howitzer, the 12-in. railway and siege howitzer and the notorious 9.2-in breech-loading siege howitzer. Camouflage and enemy battery destinations and shipping are coated, in addition to strategies used and the way the weapons have been constructed and manned.

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