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French 75mm gun and limberFeatured image : French 75mm gun and limber

This important field gun was introduced in 1897 and was the standard French fieldpiece into the 1930's. It played an important role in the German defeat at Verdun in 1916 and could fire a 7.2kg shell a maximum of 6850 metres.

Gallery updated : 11th Jun 2012

Featured battle : Grimsel Pass (14 August 1799)

The French moving northeast from their victory at Oberwald came upon a seemingly impregnable Austrian position. This they outflanked and took the Austrian by surprise.

Database updated : 10th Oct 2013

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