U.S. troops prepare and tow a 155 mm gun in World War I
France Date:1918 Duration:1 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Soldiers of American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) prepare to move a 155mm gun in World War 1. View of a dozen American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) soldiers working around a 155mm gun (Canon de 155 Grande Puissance Filloux (GPF) mle.1917). The breech has a cover over it. The soldiers jack up the gun to allow them to close the split trails. After closing them, they roll and secure the limber underneath the trails. Afterwards, they secure a steel housing over the rear of the gun. Next, they secure a tow bar from a Holt-caterpillar model 75 tractor to the gun carriage and tow the gun to its new location. (World War I; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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