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Royal Artillery gun team, 1917 (c)

Photograph, World War One, Western Front, 1917 (c).

Members of the Royal Field Artillery with their 18-pounder field gun. Over 8,000 of these weapons were manufactured during the war and between them fired 100 million shells. With a crew of ten men, it could fire 18-pound shrapnel, high explosive or smoke shells up to six kilometres (over 6,500 yards).

From a collection of 282 photographs collected by Second-Lieutenant Cooper.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1993-02-376-69

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1993-02-376-69