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United States' 8" Howitzer M1

 

  8" Howitzer M11,2
Caliber 8"2
Length of gun 17' 2"2
Length of bore  
Rifling  
Length of rifling  
Weight traveling  
Weight in action 29,700 lb1, 31,700 lb2
13,470 kg1
Elevation 65°2
Traverse 60°2
Muzzle Velocity 1,950'/sec2
Range of shell 18,510 yards1,2
16,937 m1
Shell weight 200 lb1,2
90.8 kg1
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
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site