British Artillery 1914–19

Heavy Artillery

British Artillery 1914–19 cover

British Artillery 1914–19

Heavy Artillery

Description

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.

Product details

Published May 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781780967936
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 43 b/w; 7 col
Series New Vanguard
Short code NVG 105
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Brian Delf

BRIAN DELF began his career producing artwork for…

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