British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery by Dale ClarkeBritish Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery by Dale Clarke

British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy Artillery

byDale ClarkeIllustratorBrian Delf

Paperback | August 10, 2005

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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.
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 a...
Title:British Artillery 1914-19: Heavy ArtilleryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.56 × 7.21 × 0.1 inPublished:August 10, 2005Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841767883

ISBN - 13:9781841767888

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Design and development · Operation · Active Service · The Guns · Aftermath · Bibliography · Colour plate commentary · Index