Pictures of World War I

Each Worth 1000 Words…

Unloading 15 Inch Howitzer Shells

 When considering the magnitude of World War 1, one cannot help but marvel at how soldiers were able to transport large, heavy, and cumbersome munitions and rearmaments through thick dense mud and bog by horse carriage and buggies.  The 15 inch shells were heavy and due to their short range were only used for a short time before being replaced with 12  inch and older 9.2 inch shells.

 

 

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