'Ten horses for working howitzers', 1916 (c)
Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1916 (c).
Howitzers fired heavy calibre shells on a high trajectory through a relatively short barrel and were thus the best type of artillery to employ against trenches and fortifications. These weapons were used by units of the Royal Garrison Artillery.
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