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155MM M1A1 Howitzer US

The M1A1 155 mm Howitzer replaced the 5.5” Gun in Canadian medium batteries and was in service 1956-1968.  Designed in the USA in 1941, it remains in widespread service today.  In addition to the medium batteries in Canada, one battery in the Artillery regiment stationed with Canada’s NATO brigade was equipped with the M1A1 from more »

15cm sFH 18 German

In 1941, the 15cm Schwere Feldhaubitze 18 (heavy field Howitzer model 18) (15cm sFH 18) was the first gun to fire a rocket assisted projectile in battle. Introduced into the German Army in 1935, the sFH 18 was the principle heavy Howitzer in German divisions in World War II.  The rocket assisted projectile was issued more »

17cm Kanone 18 German

The 17cm Kanone (canon) model 18 (17cm K18) was introduced in 1941 to improve the power of German Army heavy artillery. It was primarily intended for counter-bombardment and coast defence.  Captured K18’s were used by the Allies in North Africa in 1942 and in Europe in 1944. For firing, the gun was set on a more »

18 Pounder Quick Firing MKII

The 18 Pounder Quick Firing Gun (18 Pdr QF) was used in action by Canadian Gunners during the First World War 1914-1918 and in North Russia 1918-1919. The 18 pdr was in Canadian service from 1906-1941, replacing the 12 pdr BL. This was the first modern field gun in Canadian service. It loaded fixed cartridges more »

18 Pounder Quick Firing MKII UK

The 18 Pounder Quick Firing Gun (18 Pdr QF) was used in action by Canadian Gunners during the First World War 1914-1918 and in North Russia 1918-1919. The 18 pdr was in Canadian service from 1906-1941, replacing the 12 pdr BL.  This was the first modern field gun in Canadian service.  It loaded fixed cartridges more »

25 Pounder Gun

The Quick Firing 25 Pounder (25 Pdr) was the standard Field Gun for the Canadian Artillery during the Second World War. It was designed to replace both the 18 pounder and the 4.5″ Howitzer with the initial issue occurring in England in 1940.  The guns were fitted with a muzzle brake in 1943.  The unique more »
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