Vintage Photographs - Artillery

Great Austrian Skoda gun which fired a 12-inch shell This section of the website contains archive photographs taken during, before and after the war.  Specifically this sub-section contains photos of artillery developed and deployed during wartime.

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The photos reproduced below are in thumbnail format - simply click a given photograph to view a larger copy within a separate window.

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vintage photoServing an ambuscaded gun on the Russian Front in Poland (GWS) vintage photoBritish soldiers seated on a captured Turkish gun at Cape Helles (GWS)
vintage photoAnzac troops working the guns at Gallipoli (GWS) vintage photoBritish artillery on manouevres in 1914 (GWS)
vintage photoBattery of artillery on the Gallipoli shore (GWS)  

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'A 'Base Rat' was a soldier perpetually at the base, typically in conditions of comfort and safety.

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