British Artillery 1914 19: Heavy Artillery (Paperback)

By Dale Clarke, Brian Delf (Illustrator)
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World War I is often deemed to have been 'a war of artillery', and British heavy artillery played a vital part in destroying the German trenches and providing invaluable cover for advancing troops on the Western Front. This book details the huge guns of the Royal Garrison Artillery, including the 6-in. siege gun and howitzer, the 8-in. howitzer, the 12-in. railway and siege howitzer and the infamous 9.2-in breech-loading siege howitzer. Camouflage and enemy battery locations and transport are covered, as well as tactics used and how the guns were developed and manned.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781841767888
ISBN-10: 1841767883
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: August 10th, 2005
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: New Vanguard