World War 2 British Artillery (1939-1945) - Artillery Guns of the British Military in the Second World War
The British found few who could match their prowess in the realm of artillery systems concerning World War 2.There are a total of 24 World War 2 British Artillery (1939-1945) - Artillery Guns of the British Military in the Second World War in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily primary operator. This listing includes pre-war and wartime developmental / prototype tanks, trainers, self-propelled vehicles and captured enemy tanks pressed back into service by the German Army.
The American M1 Anti-Aircraft Gun system saw extensive combat service throughout World War 2 and the Korean War....
Introduced in 1932, the Swedish Bofors 40mm excelled in both land and naval roles as an air defense gun - it still ...
The 37mm Mle 1916 came about during the fighting of World War 1 for French forces and was still in play by the time...
The modele 1897 field gun proved a success within the French and American armies among others....
The de Bange Model of 1877, a 90mm field gun of French design, managed to see combat service in both World Wars des...
The versatile and lightweight Pack 75mm Towed Howitzer proved a godsend for American and Allied units in World War ...
The M3 was another World War 2-era mobile artillery piece, this time intended for American paratroopers....
The M1/M59 Long Tom could be found in multiple theaters of war during World War 2 and saw action in Korea and Viet ...
The Swiss-originated 20mm Oerlikon automatic cannon proved a world-wide favorite for its capable, close-range anti-...
The Ordnance BL 12-inch collection of British Army railway howitzers developed for siege operations of World War 1....
The British BL 12-inch heavy siege howitzer fired a massive 750lb, 304.8mm shell out to 11,340 yards....
The Ordnance BL 4.5-inch Medium Field Gun was adopted as a successor to the 60-Pounder Heavy Gun of 1905....
The BL 5.5-inch Medium Gun was introduced in World War 2 and - in some armies - continues service even today....
Introduced in 1905, the British BL 60-Pounder Heavy Field Gun gave stellar service throughout both World Wars....
A World War 1 veteran, the British Ordnance BL 9.2-inch railway gun was still on hand for home defense during World...
The British 17-pdr anti-tank gun excelled in its intended role of countering the dreaded tank....
The Ordnance QF 18-Pounder Field Gun arrived in 1904 and saw considerable battlefield use from then until the end o...
The Ordnance QF 25-pounder towed gun went on to become one of the most famous pieces of British Army artillery....
Production of the Vickers Ordnance QF 2-pounder anti-tank gun spanned from 1936 to 1944....
The British QF-6 pounder anti-tank gun saw service throughout World War 2 and several decades into the Cold War....
The wartime service career of the Ordnance QF 95mm Howitzer was a short one - limited by development delays and the...
When the PaK 37 failed to impress, the weapon was given a longer barrel and became the PaK 38....