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New Vanguard #105: British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery

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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.

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About the Author

Dale Clarke has just completed a War in History MA at the Institute for the Study of War and Society at De Montfort University and is about to start a PhD on Early Modern English fortifications. He also works as a TA staff officer on attachment to the Directorate of Corporate Communications (Army) at the MOD. Previously he has worked as an armourer and technical advisor for film and television with credits including ‘Captain Corelli's Mandolin. He lives in Kent, UK.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781841767888
Author:
Delf, Brian
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Delf, Brian
Author:
Delf, Brian
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Osprey
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New Vanguard
Series Volume:
105
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.76x7.34x.16 in. .37 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Weapons » General
History and Social Science » Military » World War I
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
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