37th Field Artillery Battalion, 2d Infantry Division in Korea 1951.
Artillery fires large caliber shells with explosive warheads over considerable distances in support of military operations. Artillery may be fixed in position, such as coast artillery that used to be installed to protect ports or other waterways. Field artillery moves with the military force in the form of both towed and self-propelled guns. Another way to categorize artillery is to distinguish between guns used against other ground forces vs. anti-aircraft artillery (AAA).
There is a long history to artillery, ranging from crude cannons with smooth barrels to modern, computer directed precision weapons. This section does not include mortars which are covered as part of Infantry Weapons.
Chemical Mortar Battalions, for and about the men who served in the U. S. Army's chemical mortar battalions in World War II and the Korean War.
Field Artillery is a bimonthly magazine published by the US Army Field Artillery,
Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for Army and Marine Field Artillerymen stationed around the world. The magazine is free to qualified members of the armed forces or can be obtained by a paid subscription.
Guns of Western Australia is a review of the Royal Australian Artillery with photos of many pieces and the locations where they are preserved.
Artillerymen in World War II make known their feelings about the enemy.
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M-107, 175mm self-propelled gun firing during Operation San Angelo, Vietnam, January-February 1968. The M-107 was used extensively in Vietnam for long range fire support.