Airborne troops engage the enemy on the outskirts of Arnhem with a 75 mm gun, 19 September 1944
Photograph by Sergeant D M Smith, Army Film and Photographic Unit, World War Two, North West Europe, 1944.
This image depicts a 75 mm Pack Howitzer. This light-weight weapon could be rapidly stripped down into four pieces for easy transportation. It could be carried in a Horsa glider alongside its ammunition trailer.
From a collection of 75 British official photographs relating to 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem, Operation MARKET GARDEN, September 1944.
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