I need help for Id. heavy gun

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 26 Apr 2020 07:34

Hi Sturm78,

You are right. I misidentified the gun. It is indeed a 14 cm (138.6 mm) Mle 1910. I corrected my notes long time ago but did not correct it here. :cry:

Seven (7) of these French guns were captured by the Germans at Verdun between the 23rd and 26th February 1916 including at La Vauche, Bois de Le Fay and Bois d'Herméville. The 2nd picture with all the visible logs could have been taken at Bois d'Herméville. :idea:

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 26 Apr 2020 20:15

Thanks for the confirmation and the aditional info, Emmanuel... :wink:

Do you have any idea about the image posted here on 14 Mar 2020 ?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Manuferey » 27 Apr 2020 18:16

Sturm78 wrote:
26 Apr 2020 20:15
Do you have any idea about the image posted here on 14 Mar 2020 ?
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Yes, I think it is the barrel of a 155 mm Long Mle 1877-1914 from Schneider. :idea: It looks very similar to the Mle 1877 or 1877-1916 but it does not feature the large handle above the barrel and the trunnions on the side for rotation.

Here is a drawing of the barrel-carrying trailer for the Mle 1877-14 gun from a French 1922 book. It is in traveling position. The small wheels seem to have been moved back compared to their position on your picture.
Source: « Histoire et organisation de l’artillerie: l’artillerie française depuis le 2 août 1914 » 1922
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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Apr 2020 22:08

Umhhhh...I am not sure... :?

The barrel of my image seems longer...Here an image of a 155 mm Long Mle 1877-1914 barrel trailer.
I think is different.

Image from landships website
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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by nastle » 16 May 2020 16:28

i was hoping if someone can post pictures of this german gun sFH 149.7mm L/10,8 M 93

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Michael Luke » 16 May 2020 18:25

Re: 755 Here is a photo of the 15 cm sFH93:
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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by nastle » 17 May 2020 00:41

^^^ thanks
These were prewar pics ?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 17 May 2020 22:44

Hi all,

Can somebody identify these Austro-Hungarian old coastal guns ?

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by Sturm78 » 30 Aug 2020 20:11

Nobody for my last question ?

Well, here another question.
Is this a french 240mm Mortier LT Mle 1916 Batignolles mine thrower. It is very similar but I can some differences in the carriage... :?

See this other image in this link https://forum.pages14-18.com/viewtopic.php?t=51470

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Re: I need help for Id. heavy gun

Post by CharlieC » 22 Sep 2020 11:13

Close - it's a British 9.45in "Flying Pig" Mortar. The British mortar was a copy of the French 240mm Dumezil-Batignolles Mortar.

The image with the Kaiser inspecting captured British equipment was turned into a postcard.

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