What was the artillery used for?
Disabled Artillery Machine
This is a picture of disabled German artillery machine in a battle field.
The British Artillery Gun
This is a picture of British soldiers using the artillery gun in 1939.
These are very brave soldiers riding a fully armed tank.
What could the artillery fire?
What are some types of Artillery used in World War I?
A type of Artillery machine the Germans used was called the Paris Gun. It was a 238mm heavy rail field gun with a range of 7 miles.
Another type of Artillery was made by the British army. It is called the BL 19-inch howitzer it has a range of 8 miles.
The last type of machine is made by the French. The name of it is called Canon de 155 Modele made in 1917. It is a heavy field howitzer with a range of 7 miles.