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British 9.2inch Mk 1 heavy Howitzer




Description

A heavy seige howitzer from the First World War. This piece came into service in 1914 and it's incredible 290lb (131.5kg) shells would pound indirect targets up to 5.7 miles (9200metres) away. This kind of heavy artillery barrage became iconic of battle on the western front.

Location

Imperial War Museum, London, England. October 2003.

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