Howitzers of the Royal Garrison Artillery, 1917 (c)

Howitzers of the Royal Garrison Artillery, 1917 (c)
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

A pair of 8-inch howitzers of the Royal Garrison Artillery, 1917 (c).

Photograph, World War One, 1917.

The 8-inch howitzer had a range of about 12,300 yards (11.24 km), and fired a 200-lb (90.8kg) shell. Most heavy artillery weapons were used by units of the Royal Garrison Artillery, whereas the Royal Field Artillery tended to use lighter guns that were mobile.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
103994
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1995-03-86

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