BL6 inch 26cwt Howjtzer,
Model Dimensions 3" x 7½" x 21½"
Model Weight 226g
The BL 6inch 26cwt howitzer
was a British artillery piece used during
the great War and still saw service at the beginning of WW2.
While " 6 inch " refers to the barrel caliber,
the "26cwt" refers to the weight of the barrel and breech together.
Its combination of fire power, range and mobility,
made it one of the allies most important weapons in WW1,
and approximately 3,633 were produced.
It was to fire over 22.4 million rounds on the Western Front.
The gun required no fewer than 10 personnel.
The crew was trained to fire a variety of rounds,
from High Explosive projectile,
High Explosive Incendiary, as well as Chemical rounds.
A trained crew could manage to fire two rounds per minute.
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