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United States' 240 mm Howitzer M1918

The 240 mm Howitzer M1918 was based on a French design.1

  240 mm Howitzer M19181
Caliber 9.45"1
Length of gun 17'1
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 18.43 tons1
Elevation 60°1
Traverse 20°1
Muzzle Velocity 1,700'/sec1
Range of shell 16,400 yards1
Shell weight 345 lb1
Armor penetration  
Breech mechanism  

Sources:

  1. Allied Artillery of World War Two, Ian V. Hogg, 1998
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site