Howitzer sentence example

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  • Part of it is now used as the headquarters of the 4th Welsh (Howitzer) Brigade R.F.A.

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  • The field howitzer and siege howitzer were produced from 1896.

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  • History is silent concerning the last acts of the mountain howitzer.

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  • D-1 152mm towed heavy howitzer 1943 One of the last WWII vintage weapons still in use.

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  • Mark I This was the first rifled howitzer to be introduced into service from 1872.

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  • Our shaven-headed leader needed no second bidding and hared into the area to unleash a howitzer past Masters.

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  • This was carried out by long range, heavy German artillery, which included a huge 42cm howitzer.

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  • He saved from Robinson, watched Earnie fire just wide then react smartly to touch a Gordon 30 yard howitzer over the bar.

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  • The artillery is divided into (a) field artillery, horse artillery, mountain artillery and howitzer regiments; (b) fortress artillery; (c) artillery depots.

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  • On war-footing each field battery has 4 officers, 100-120 N.C. officers and men, 100-125 horses and draught animals, 3-9 ammunition wagons; each horse battery, 4 officers, 120 N.C. officers and men, 100 horses, &c., 3 ammunition wagons; each mountain battery, 3 officers, 100 N.C. officers and men, 87 horses, &c.; each howitzer battery, 4 officers, 120 N.C. officers and men, Poo horses, &c., 3 ammunition wagons.

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  • Howitzer sights are vertical and do not allow for drift; they are graduated in degrees only.

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  • Skoda howitzer, which is really a mortar as defined above, direction is given by means of a pointer on the mounting and a graduated arc on the bed.

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  • The war organization of the home establishment, with its general and special reserves, aimed at the mobilization and despatch overseas of 6 army divisions, each of 12 battalions in 3 brigades; 9 field batteries in 3 brigades, a brigade of 3 field howitzer batteries, and a heavy battery, each with the appropriate ammunition columns; 2 field companies and telegraph company R.E.; 2 companies mounted infantry; and ambulances, columns and parks.

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