TITLE

One of the great weapons of World War I, the French 75 was still a potent gun 40 years later

AUTHOR(S)
Temple, Truman
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Military History;Feb2004, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traces the history of the French 75 millimeter cannon that emerged in 1897. Capabilities and limitations of the cannon; Secrecy underlying its conception or development; Role played by the French 75 in World War II.
ACCESSION #
11592761

 

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