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The World War II Photo of the Week
for 12 July 2004

Heavy Artillery ...

   These four U.S Army Signal Corps photos show American heavy guns deployed in the jungle on either New Georgia or Munda Island. Above, two views of a 155-mm howitzer being loaded for firing (in the lower image, note the pierced steel plank panels supporting the wheels on the soft ground). Below, a 155 elevated prior to shelling the enemy. Further below, another 155 concealed under camouflage netting.

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