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United States' 8" Howitzer M1

 

  8" Howitzer M1
Caliber 8"
Length of gun 17' 2"
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 29,700 lb, 31,700 lb
13,470 kg
Elevation 65°
Traverse 60°
Muzzle Velocity 1,950'/sec
Range of shell 18,510 yards
16,937 m
Shell weight 200 lb
90.8 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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