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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 »

2S3 152mm SP USSR

The 2S3 SO-152 (M-1973) “Akatsiya” (Acacia), self-propelled 152-mm howitzer was developed in 1967 in response to NATO’s M109 Howitzer. The 2S3 was primarily employed as divisional artillery in Soviet and Warsaw Pact motor-rifle and tank divisions on a scale of one battalion of 18 guns per division.  The 2S3 used a wide array of ammunition, more »

3 Pounder Smooth Bore Gun

The brass 3 Pounder Smooth Bore (3 Pdr SB) gun was used notably by the Hudson’s Bay Company. The gun is mounted on garrison carriage used in fortifications. Gunners called the 3 Pdr SB guns “grasshoppers”. The cypher on the barrel closest to the muzzle is that of the Master General of Ordnance 1807-1810, the more »
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