Allied Artillery of World War Two by Ian V. Hogg

By Ian V. Hogg

This finished quantity describes the guns of the Allied forces that have been in use from 1939-45. each one of those guns is defined intimately with standards and a desirable array of infrequent photos and drawings. This well-researched paintings offers in-depth assurance of all kinds of artillery utilized by the Allies, together with: coastal and railway artillery, anti-tank, anti-aircraft, box, medium and heavy artillery.

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Mine clearing devices are also fitted. rtan APC passing a destroyed Soviet-built Iraqi MT-LB personnel carrier. - The standard armoured self-propelled artillery piece used by the Royal Artillery was the American made M109A2. The British Warrior APC is probably the best vehicle in it's class. Brigadier Hammerbeck has stated that at no time were more than two of his 155 Wa rr . down during 4th Brigade's 350km advance under fire . This view of a 3RRF Warrior clearly shows the supplementary bow and side armour.

This Chinook landing to pick up Iraqi POWs has no tail bands. It can carry 44 seated passengers or be rigged for stretchers. Series III Land Rover 109 FFR with water jerrycans, GPMG and trailer. :. stripped down Land Rover One-Ten FFR toting a GPMG _ ~econd spare wheel. 'Iheelbase Land Rover can carry a radio operator, GPMG -~r, all the crew's kit and a full communications fit including . Jnal heavy duty batteries . - ·- ough FV432 personnel carriers weigh in at over 15 tonnes apiece, the Scammell Commander can easily cope with them in pairs.

Note the camouflage net bows which allow -. i gging without snagging. _ lland version of the FV432 with additional stowage bins and baskets fitted. Captured Iraqi M1 09s claimed by 40 Field Regiment. Sc lucky units were able to take home more vehicles than they t: out with them. M109A2 155mm self propelled howitzer. Although it has a very high profile, the M109 is well liked by it's crew as the large turret gives a fair amount of working space. ~r{~~~~: ' -;' J. ~ ": ~... "• ... ' .. - "=:. ~ ; e other main artillery piece fielded by the Royal Artillery was the M 11 OA2 , seen here in the Kuwaiti desert with an M548 in support , {Photo - Robin Adshead Picture Library} ~ All tracked vehicles in the vanguard, including Warriors, were up-armoured to increase crew survivability levels.

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