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United States' 240 mm Howitzer M1

 

  240 mm Howitzer M1
Caliber 9.45"
Length of gun 27' 7"
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 64,700 lb
28.88 tons
29,345 kg
Elevation 65°
Traverse 45°
Muzzle Velocity 2,300'/sec
Range of shell 25,168 yards, 25,225 yards
23,000 m
Shell weight 360 lb
163.3 kg
Armor penetration  
Breech mechanism  

Sources:

  1. US Army Handbook 1939-1945, George Forty, 1995
  2. Allied Artillery of World War Two, Ian V. Hogg, 1998
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