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  • World War 1 Artillery (1914-1918)

    World War 1 Artillery (1914-1918)

    Despite the advent of armored vehicles, bomber aircraft and portable machine guns, the old-fashioned artillery piece reigned supreme in World War 1.





    As in wars prior, artillery in World War 1 (The Great War) was a prerequisite for battlefield success. Artillery proved the number one threat to infantry and tanks alike and came in several light, medium and heavy forms. Additionally, field guns served in the direct line-of-sight role while mortars and howitzers allowed for indirect fire support. Any gun type fired shrapnel or high-explosive rounds at range - the most popular field gun proving to be the 75mm French Model 1897 which brought about use of an integrated recoil mechanism allowing for successive shots without the gun having to be relaid. However, the stalemate that was trench warfare soon limited the benefits of line-of-sight weapons until the breakthroughs later in the war.


    There are a total of (31) World War 1 Artillery (1914-1918) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.



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    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the 10.5-cm leFH 16

    10.5-cm leFH 16
    105mm Field Howitzer


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the 15cm Kanone 16 (15cm K16)

    15cm Kanone 16 (15cm K16)
    150mm Towed Heavy Field Gun


    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the 15cm sFH 13 (15cm schwere Feldhaubitze 13)

    15cm sFH 13 (15cm schwere Feldhaubitze 13)
    Heavy Field Howitzer


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the 21cm / 24cm Paris-Geschutz (Paris Gun)

    21cm / 24cm Paris-Geschutz (Paris Gun)
    Long-Range Super Heavy Railway Gun


    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the 21cm Morser 16 (21cm Mrs 16)

    21cm Morser 16 (21cm Mrs 16)
    211mm Towed Heavy Howitzer


    1911
    Thumbnail picture of the 30.5cm Belagerungsmorser (Schlanke Emma)

    30.5cm Belagerungsmorser (Schlanke Emma)
    Heavy Siege Mortar / Heavy Artillery


    1914
    Thumbnail picture of the 42cm Type M-Gerat 14 L/12 (Big Bertha)

    42cm Type M-Gerat 14 L/12 (Big Bertha)
    Heavy Siege Gun


    1877
    Thumbnail picture of the 42-Line Field Gun Model 1877

    42-Line Field Gun Model 1877
    107mm Breech-loaded, Towed Field Gun


    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the 6-Inch 26 cwt

    6-Inch 26 cwt
    Towed Medium Howitzer


    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the 7.7cm Feldkanone 16 (FK16)

    7.7cm Feldkanone 16 (FK16)
    Field Gun


    1896
    Thumbnail picture of the 7.7cm Feldkanone 96 (FK96)

    7.7cm Feldkanone 96 (FK96)
    Field Gun


    1900
    Thumbnail picture of the 76mm Gun Model 1900 (M1900)

    76mm Gun Model 1900 (M1900)
    Towed Field Gun


    1898
    Thumbnail picture of the 9cm Feldkanone M75/96

    9cm Feldkanone M75/96
    90mm Towed Field Gun


    1913
    Thumbnail picture of the Cannone da 65/17 modello 13

    Cannone da 65/17 modello 13
    Mountain Gun / Anti-Tank Gun


    1906
    Thumbnail picture of the Cannone da 75/27 modello 06

    Cannone da 75/27 modello 06
    Field Gun


    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon d Infanterie de 37 Modele 1916 TRP (37mm mle 1916)

    Canon d Infanterie de 37 Modele 1916 TRP (37mm mle 1916)
    Towed Infantry Support Gun


    1913
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 105 mle 1913 Schneider (L13S)

    Canon de 105 mle 1913 Schneider (L13S)
    Field Gun


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 155 C modele 1917 Schneider

    Canon de 155 C modele 1917 Schneider
    Heavy Field Howitzer


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 155 GPF mle 1917

    Canon de 155 GPF mle 1917
    Field Gun


    1897
    Thumbnail picture of the Canon de 75 modele 1897

    Canon de 75 modele 1897
    Towed Field Gun


    1917
    Thumbnail picture of the Gun Carrier Mark 1

    Gun Carrier Mark 1
    Self-Propelled Artillery


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the M1918 155 GPF

    M1918 155 GPF
    155mm Field Gun / Coastal Artillery


    1918
    Thumbnail picture of the Navy Gun Car 14-Inch

    Navy Gun Car 14-Inch
    Railway Gun


    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance BL 12-inch (Rail)

    Ordnance BL 12-inch (Rail)
    Railway Howtizer


    1916
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)

    Ordnance BL 12-inch (Towed)
    Heavy Siege Howitzer


    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance BL 12-inch Gun Mk IX

    Ordnance BL 12-inch Gun Mk IX
    Railway Gun


    1905
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance BL 60-Pounder Gun

    Ordnance BL 60-Pounder Gun
    Heavy Field Gun


    1915
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance BL 9.2-inch

    Ordnance BL 9.2-inch
    Railway Gun


    1904
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance QF 18-Pounder

    Ordnance QF 18-Pounder
    Field Gun


    1887
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch

    Ordnance QF 4.7-Inch
    Medium Field Gun / Coastal Artillery / Naval Gun


    1905
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 38 75mm

    Type 38 75mm
    Field Gun